Ford Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Apprentice (Part Qualified) Evans Halshaw
An exciting opportunity for a part-qualified 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.
Closing date: 31 Dec 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
Possible start date
01 Jan 2023
10 Nov 2022
Level 3 (A level)
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:
- Vehicle maintenance
- Observing and assisting senior 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?
Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (light vehicle) apprenticeship standard.
Not only will apprentices be working and be trained within the garage, but they will also attend the Henry Ford Academy on a block release basis.
An advisor 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 apprenticeship standard qualification - Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
- Ford Masters Level 1 technician modules
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
NVQ or SVQ Level 1 or equivalent Automotive Related (Grade Pass) Desired
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Light Vehicle or other Automotive (Grade Pass) Desired
About the employer
01923 216 165
Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)
Level 3 (A level)
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