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Apprentice Autocare Technician VENTURE TYRES LTD

Are you wanting to start your career in the automotive industry? S&B Automotive Academy are recruiting on behalf of Venture Tyres who are looking to recruit a Autocare Technician. This is an exciting opening for an opportunity to earn while you learn gaining a nationally recognised qualification and a future career.

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Closing date: 23 Nov 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 - Friday 8.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    24 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    23 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000080365

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an apprentice you will learn all the skills to become a top Autocare Technician with a fantastic range of future career options ahead of you. You will use a range of tools, measuring and diagnostic equipment to identify and repair simple system faults.

Duties include:

  • Find and diagnose faults using hand tools or a computer
  • Advise customers on what repairs are needed
  • Estimate time and costs for jobs
  • Road test vehicles to check repairs
  • Tyre fitting
  • Repairs to exhausts, batteries, brakes and servicing

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

Training is delivered in the workplace and via seven weekly college blocks per year at S&B Automotive Academy, you will be required to travel to the college and stay in hotel accommodation if needed. All costs for this are met by the employer and there will be no cost to you.

As a result, you will receive the following qualification:

  • Level 2 Autocare Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

As a company Venture Tyres are committed to providing development and training opportunities to our employees. An apprenticeship is the grounding for your future development and there are lots of opportunities to develop your career. At the successful completion of training the intention is for the apprentice to be offered full-time employment as a skilled heavy vehicle technician.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Logical, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired

Things to consider

The competition for apprenticeship placements is strong so please ensure your application is tailored to the type of apprenticeship you are applying for, pay attention to presentation, spelling and grammar and include any relevant experience, hobbies/interests or qualifications.

About the employer

Venture Tyres Ltd is a family-run tyre fitting, car servicing, MOT testing and all-round garage in Bristol. We are well known locally as tyre supply and fitting specialists for all types of vehicle, private or commercial.

Employer

VENTURE TYRES LTD

Address

UNIT 1B

WINCOMBE TRADING ESTATE

ALBERT ROAD

BS2 0XW

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Training

Training provider

S & B AUTOMOTIVE ACADEMY LIMITED

Contact

David Watts

DWatts@sandbaa.com

07852344136

Apprenticeship standard

Autocare technician

Level 2 (GCSE)


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