Heritage Engineering Technician Apprenticeship (Mechanical – Classic Vehicle restoration) JONATHAN WOOD VINTAGE & THOROUGHBRED RESTORATIONS LT
This company is seeking a highly motivated individual to join them. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work alongside a highly skilled team with a wealth of experience on some of the finest vintage and veteran cars in the world and will be involved in servicing, preservation and complete restoration on a broad range of vehicles.
Closing date: 01 Dec 2023
£5.28/hour - Applicant’s age, experience and qualifications vary; therefore, the starting salary may vary based on these factors.
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: 43.75
(the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)
Possible start date
11 Dec 2023
19 Oct 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What you will do in your working day
This apprenticeship combines old-school engineering with cutting-edge technology.
- You will assist with the preservation, maintenance, restoration and service of veteran and vintage vehicles
- You will be taught about the history and development of vehicles, components and materials, servicing, tuning, transmissions and drivetrains, chassis, suspension, steering, braking and electrics
- The apprenticeship also includes technical drawing, welding, business studies and advanced diagnostics
As you may be required to move cars around, candidates are required to hold a full UK driving licence.
The training you will be getting
Qualification: The ‘HET (Heritage Engineering Technician) Level 3 Apprenticeship’ is a nationally recognised qualification delivered by ‘HSA’ from its Mechanical Academy based at ‘Bicester Heritage’ in Oxfordshire. Delivered over 36-months on a block release basis, you will attend your academy on average every 5 weeks for a 5-day block of training running from Monday to Friday, the remaining 80% of the time you will be working with your employer. If required, your employer will cover the Accommodation and travel costs.
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
On completion of the Programme, you will be qualified as a Heritage Engineering Technician. Employment with Jonathan Wood Vintage and Thoroughbred Restorations Ltd after completion of the apprenticeship is not guaranteed but very likely, subject to performance and a position being available.
The classic vehicle industry is thriving and the companies that HSA work with are world-class. Prospects for progression range from specialist technical roles to management positions and international work opportunities.
Previous classic vehicle work experience is useful but not essential.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Things to consider
About the employer
HERITAGE SKILLS ACADEMY LIMITED
Adjustments for experience
You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:
- qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
- industry or sector experience
Heritage engineering technician
Level 3 (A level)
If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.
You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications
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