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Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Apprentice (light vehicle) GF (GREAT BRITAIN) LIMITED

A great opportunity to be paid whilst training as a fully qualified Vehicle Technician at a local garage, carrying out a range of workshop duties under supervision of qualified Vehicle Technicians. This will include: Assisting other technicians with vehicle maintenance, repairs and servicing, and shadowing workplace mentor for a variety of tasks.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 13 Feb 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

    We are open from 8am until 5pm Monday to Friday, and 8am until 1pm on Saturdays.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000118475

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

General Responsibilities Will Include:

  • General supervised mechanical work
  • Checking in tyres, changing tyres, balancing wheels
  • Ensure workshop is kept clean and tidy – sweep up when required, take rubbish out
  • Stock check consumables and order from suppliers
  • Politely greet customers, answer the phone when busy, complete paperwork as directed

The team is made up of five fully qualified mechanics, two apprentice mechanics and four office staff. We are open from 8am until 5pm Monday to Friday, and 8am until 1pm on Saturdays.

When you start your apprenticeship with us, we will not expect you to have any mechanical knowledge, you will be taught everything you need both on the job and at college.

We do however expect you to have an interest in vehicles, be eager to learn and demonstrate that by showing initiative and taking responsibility for your own progression.

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

Paragon Skills is a leading national Apprenticeship training provider, supporting over 4,000 learners and 1,500 organisations. Paragon Skills has some of the highest success and achievement rates in the industry. It has an Ofsted Grade 2 Good rating and an overall achievement rate of 71.4%, exceeding the national average of 65.6%. Using a blended approach, learners are always at the forefront of our priorities. All learners are assigned a Personal Tutor who will be their main point of contact. This involves regular catch-ups, check-in emails and calls. Your employer will agree to give you 20% of your working hours solely towards your study. This will give you every chance to achieve the highest grade possible! On completion of the apprenticeship you will gain a Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) qualification.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We are looking for someone to start their career with us during their Apprenticeship with the opportunity to become a full-time member of the team once their Apprenticeship is finished.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

Other Basic Maths (Grade n/a) Desired
Other Standard English (Grade n/a) Desired

About the employer

The 3 Cross MOT Centre is a busy garage based in Three Legged Cross, Wimborne. We offer MOTs, Servicing and associated repairs for motorcycles, cars, vans, campers, minibuses and taxis.

Employer

GF (GREAT BRITAIN) LIMITED

Address

1 Lower Common Lane, Three Legged Cross

Wimborne

BH21 6RX

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Training

Training provider

PARAGON EDUCATION & SKILLS LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 13 Feb 2023