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Light Vehicle Apprentice - Westbury Westbury Ford

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: 01 Jan 2023

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 09:00-17:00 (Weekend Availability needed).

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    04 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000104342

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

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

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

  • The training will be block release. 
  • Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (light vehicle) standard: 
  • The training will be located at the Henry Ford Academy in Daventry

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.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

No skills required

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Since 1963, Islington Motor Group has been proud to serve motorists throughout Wiltshire and Somerset, supplying vehicles from three superb marques: Citroën, Suzuki and, of course, Ford. Trowbridge Ford has all the latest car and van models in the Ford range, including an array of different trim levels to suit a variety of motoring preferences and budgets. What’s more, many of the Ford models are available to our Motability customers.

Employer

Westbury Ford

Address

The Garage

Westbury Leigh

Westbury

BA13 3SB

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Training

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Contact

Sean Hogan

sean.hogan@skillnet.org.uk

01923216165

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)


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