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Light Vehicle Apprentice FORD RETAIL LIMITED

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: 31 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 - Friday with some Saturdays required (40 hours max). Shifts TBC. Total hours per week: 40.00

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    13 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000081232

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Servicing
  • MOT’s
  • Vehicle Maintenance
  • Observing and assisting technicians
  • Light 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?

  • Servicing - working to manufacturer servicing guidelines to ensure vehicle running at optimum performance
  • Maintenance - replacing parts that have wear and tear before they fail
  • Repair - diagnosing the reason for vehicle failure and fixing the problem

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

A 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 Maths and English (Grade 4+) Essential

About the employer

TrustFord is the world’s largest Ford dealer group, operating over 60 sites in the UK, including Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands. TrustFord forms part of Ford Retail Group. As well as managing its Ford franchise operation for new vehicles and commercial vehicles, the business runs as a multi franchise for used vehicles, used commercial vehicles, aftersales and parts. Ford Retail Group also owns and operates 14 Parts Plus sites nationally and is expanding its Quick Lane operation.

Employer

FORD RETAIL LIMITED

Address

1A

Sunnyside

Cambridge

CB5 8SG

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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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