Service Technician Apprenticeship - Bristol Street Motors Peugeot Northampton VERTU MOTORS PLC

This Apprenticeship Programme is an exciting opportunity to kick start your career with Stellantis, one of the world’s leading automaker and mobility tech companies. We’re looking for a highly motivated candidate to become a qualified Service Technician and develop a long term career with an ambitious brand.

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

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Closing date: 10 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,044.80

    The pay is £5.31 per hour.

  • Working week

    A typical working week could be 40 hours Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm. However, each of our Dealers will have different requirements. All learners will be required to work the minimum apprenticeship duration of 30 hours per week.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000135521

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The role of a Vehicle Service Technician is to maintain, service and repair vehicles to a consistently high standard.

Service Technicians are trained in all areas of vehicle mechanics and electronics, from engine and exhaust systems to air conditioning and security features. The role will vary by employer based upon the specific needs of the location, but the position typically involves:

  • Servicing vehicles by carrying out check and maintenance
  • Repairing and replacing faulty parts
  • Developing an understanding of workshop equipment
  • Advising the Service Receptionists about required repairs
  • Producing time estimates
  • Maintaining repair and service records 

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

The Programme lasts for at least 36 months (3 years) and you'll achieve a nationally recognised qualification.

We will support you to gain your Functional Skills if you require them in Maths and English.

All of our Apprentices are employed through the Dealer Network and attend week-long block training at our state-of-the-art Training Centre in Coventry.

Block training is complemented by a combination of regular coaching visits from one of our experienced Coaches as well as Virtual Classroom sessions and E-Learning modules.

Your development is supported through your Apprenticeship journey, with your learning focused towards achieving a qualification recognised across the motor industry. This will provide the foundation to develop your career, as there are lots of opportunities within our expanding Dealer Network to progress and move into new roles once you’ve successfully completed the programme. 

Qualification: Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle)

Duration: 36 months

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There are lots of opportunities within our expanding Dealer Network to progress and move into new roles once you’ve successfully completed the programme. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential

About the employer

At Vertu Motors, we live and breathe all things automotive. We want to make the journey of buying a car, van or motorbike as straight-forward as possible and believe that the best way to achieve this is to provide an outstanding customer experience, built on integrity and trust. The Vertu Motors Group was established in 2006 and also trades under the names Bristol Street Motors and Macklin Motors. Our headquarters are located in Gateshead, but you'll find our dealerships, which represent some of the world's leading automotive brands, are established nationwide. We are proud to have a prestigious manufacturer portfolio that includes the likes of Audi, BMW, Honda, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-AMG, MINI, smart, Toyota and Volkswagen. As well as our selection of new cars, vans and motorcycles, our dealerships also stock a wide range of used vehicles from all manufacturers - so if you're looking for a used car, van or motorbike you're certainly in the right place! We don't just sell cars and motorbikes though - we can help you to take care of them too! Our manufacturer accredited technicians are based in modern workshops that are equipped with the latest diagnostic technology. You can be sure your vehicle is in safe hands when it comes to us for any aftercare work, including Servicing, MOTs, accident repair and seasonal health checks. Plus, if you're looking to sell your car, we can take care of that too! Simply enter your car's registration and mileage to start your free online valuation. Our Sell My Car tool is powered by the latest data so you're always guaranteed a great price that reflects current market conditions. Delivering everything you need to get around from A to B safely is our passion. Nothing is more satisfying to us than matching a driver up with their perfect set of wheels. So, what are you waiting for? Start your search today!

Employer

VERTU MOTORS PLC

Address

2 Fortune Close

Riverside Business Park

Northampton

NN3 9HZ

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Training

Training provider

CALEX UK LTD

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 10 Apr 2023