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Light Vehicle Apprentice VERTU MOTORS PLC

An exciting opportunity for an apprentice to work alongside qualified technicians where you will be fully trained in all aspects of maintenance and repair of light vehicles from routine servicing to electrical fault diagnostics.

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Saturday, 08:30 - 17:30. If Saturday is worked, you will get a day off during the week. Total hours per week: 40.00

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000079778

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Servicing
  • MOT’s
  • Vehicle Maintenance
  • Observing and assisting technicians
  • Car technicians will be expected to see whether components and systems are secure and working properly

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) apprenticeship standard.
  • Not only will Apprentices be working and be trained within the garage they will attend a Ford approved college to work towards to achieving their L3 Standard in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair.
  • A skills coach will visit at least every 28 days as part of a close support network to ensure that Apprentices are both enjoying and succeeding in their course.

An Apprentice’s training includes:

  • Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) apprenticeship standard
  • Vocational related qualification (technical certificate)
  • Ford Masters Level 1 technician modules
  • Electric Vehicle training
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English (If required)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

A possible full-time career within the automotive industry with many opportunities to progress to positions of responsibility including a Service Manager, Master Technician and Dealership Principles. The opportunities are endless.

By having a highly regarded set of skills, apprentices can go on to develop their career within the specific interests they may have, progressing through their dealership and be an asset to Ford Motor Company.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

No skills required

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4+) Essential

About the employer

At Bristol Street Motors, we have 20 Ford dealerships across the UK, which stock a superb range of new Ford cars and used Ford vehicles. On every visit to one of our Ford dealers, you will receive a warm and friendly welcome from our fantastic team members, who are brand specialists, and will provide you with expert knowledge to answer any questions you may have, helping you to find your dream Ford. From the popular Fiesta and Focus to the classic Mustang and Mondeo, we've got a great range of Ford models for you to choose from. Whether you're looking for a new or used Ford or a commercial or family vehicle, you'll be able to find it at Bristol Street Motors Ford.

Employer

VERTU MOTORS PLC

Address

Brenda Road

Hartlepool

TS25 1HT

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Training

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Contact

Sean Hogan

sean.hogan@skillnet.org.uk

01923 216165

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)


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