Apprentice light vehicle mechanic NL COMMERCIALS MANAGEMENT LTD
This is a great opportunity for anyone wanting to have a career as a car mechanic. You will be working with experienced members of staff on a daily basis to achieve your qualification as an autocare technician.
Closing date: 31 Oct 2022
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 40.0
Possible start date
02 Nov 2022
30 Aug 2022
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate person to come on board as an apprentice vehicle technician, working on vehicles ranging from cars up to light commercial vans.
- Use of diagnostic equipment to identify vehicle faults
- Testing of parts and systems to ensure correct working
- Following checklists to ensure all critical parts of vehicles are examined
- Carrying out bumper to bumper overview, service, and inspection
- Maintenance of electronic systems including on board entertainment systems
- Undertaking / learning to repair and maintenance of vehicle parts including clutches, gearboxes, tyres, brakes and suspension, including timing belt replacement
- Completion of legible and accurate paperwork for the customers and depot records
- Maintenance of a clean and tidy work environment
- Attending college on day release once a week
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Autocare Technician Technician Apprenticeship Level 2 - 30 months plus 3 months EPA.
This apprenticeship will be delivered through a mixture of college and work based learning. Successful candidates will attend our Printworks Campus one day per week to learn the skills / knowledge required to be successful within this role. They will also receive a visit once a month in their place of work from their assessor, where delivery will take place on a one to one basis.
Employers must satisfy themselves that apprentices are ready for their end point assessment. Apprentices must demonstrate that they meet the following criteria:
- Satisfactory completion of the formal training plan agreed with the apprentice by the employer
- Sufficient evidence in the form of a portfolio to allow the apprentice to consistently demonstrate knowledge, skills and behaviours as described in the standard
- Complete a minimum of 20% of their contracted hours allocated to off the job training
The end-point assessment is synoptic and takes place at the end of the apprentice’s learning and development (final three months). It will consist of a performance assessment in the workplace - logbook / portfolio of evidence. Knowledge / practical assessments and assignments.
These are carried out after the apprentice has met the required criteria to pass the Gateway process. The apprenticeship is graded a pass, distinction or fail based on performance in the end-point assessment.
Functional Skills qualifications (If required):
- Functional Skill in English
- Functional Skill in Maths
- + Employment Rights and Responsibilities
- + Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Potential for progression onto the Level 3 apprenticeship.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 C) Essential
About the employer
LUMINATE EDUCATION GROUP
Leeds City College Apprenticeship team
0113 284 6464
Level 2 (GCSE)
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