Are you wanting to jump start your career? S&B Automotive Academy are recruiting! As a Bus and Coach technician you will inspect, diagnose, repair and test equipment and systems. If you are a 'can-do', enthusiastic, and motivated individual who works well as a team player, this will be a great opportunity for you!
Closing date: 10 Oct 2023
Total hours per week: 39.0
Possible start date
11 Oct 2023
16 Jun 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
The successful applicant will be working on a range of busses and coaches while learning their trade to a nationally recognised standard. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and hardworking person to work in the automotive industry.
Task to be carried out:
· Understand the fundamentals of existing and emerging mechanical vehicle design and systems
· Carry out routine mechanical servicing, planned preventative maintenance and “health checks”
· Carry out routine servicing
· Inspect, diagnose and repair braking systems
· Use diagnostic equipment and software to diagnose and rectify located faults on mechanical components
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Training is delivered in the workplace and via seven weekly college training blocks per year at S&B's specialist Automotive Academy in Bristol.
The apprentice will be assigned a workplace mentor and a college mentor who will offer support, advice, and guidance by monitoring progress via a purposely bespoke and developed electronic logbook that all parties can access any time.
Apprentices take a Gateway Assessment at the end of every year to progress until the completion of the End Point Assessment.
The apprentice will be required to travel to S&B's Academy and stay in hotel accommodation. All costs for any public transport (if required) and accommodation including breakfast and a two-course evening meal are met by the employer and there will be no cost to you.
As a result, you will receive the following qualification:
- Level 3 Bus and Coach Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard
- Level 2 Functional Skills in maths & English (if required)
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
As a company we are committed to providing development and training opportunities to our employees. An apprenticeship is the grounding for your future development and there are lots of opportunities to develop your career.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired
Things to consider
About the employer
S & B AUTOMOTIVE ACADEMY LIMITED
Bus and coach engineering technician
Level 3 (A level)
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