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Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Apprenticeship - Harrow WEST HARROW GARAGE LTD

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 Dec 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. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000105166

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

An exciting opportunity for the Apprentices to be trained using the latest diagnostic equipment to provide them with the relevant skills to react to the ever changing technological developments within the car industry. Day to day tasks will always vary but will normally include:

  • 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.

The Car Technicians jobs fall into three categories:

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

Not only will Apprentices be working and be trained within the garage they will attend Skillnet College in Croxley on a block release basis.

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:

  • Industry recognised standard qualification
  • Functional Skills (English and maths - If required)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

A potential full-time career within the automotive industry with many opportunities to progress. 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.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English & Maths (Grade 4 or above) Desired

Things to consider

Interview and start dates are dependent on candidate and business requirements,

About the employer

West Harrow Garage Ltd is a family run business, established in 1998 with over 30 years hands on experience within the motor industry. With our growing customer base, retail, trade and fleet, we believe our success has been purely dependent on our knowledge, honesty, hospitality and friendliness of staff. We aim to offer each individual customer a piece of mind by giving our full and undivided attention in order to achieve the satisfaction of a job well done. Our facility outlined in brief – MOT test bay (Class 4) MOT test ATL pit-lane (Class 4, 5 and 7) 5 x Service bays (3 & 5 Tonne 2-post Lifts) 1 x Service bay (4 Tonne 4-post Lift) 1 x All-weather service wash canopy We constantly want to improve the range of service we provide for our customers; this is why we invest heavily in our tools, equipment and premises. We are equipped to tackle all mechanical repairs and services fast and efficiently, making us a one stop shop for all your motoring needs and the best in our area.

Employer

WEST HARROW GARAGE LTD

Address

139-141 BLENHEIM ROAD

HARROW

HA2 7AA

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Training

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Contact

Lucy-Anne Walker

lucy-anne.walker@skillnet.org.uk

01923 216 165

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)


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