Light Vehicle Apprentice - Rotherham PENDRAGON PLC

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.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,062.40

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00 (Saturdays may be included).

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 May 2024

  • Date posted

    13 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000218083

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Day to day tasks will always vary but will normally include: 

  • Servicing
  • MOTs
  • Vehicle Maintenance
  • Observing and assisting technicians
  • Light Vehicle technicians will be expected to see whether components and systems are secure and working properly

The training you will be getting

  • Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (light vehicle) Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Before the Standard is met, all apprentices must hold a certificate that meets the EUs 2014 F-gas regulation
  • Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle) / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education
  • 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 to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • A full-time career within the automotive industry with many opportunities to progress to positions of authority including a Master Technician
  • The opportunities are endless
  • By having a highly regarded set of skills, Apprentices can go on to develop their career within specific interests they may have

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

None

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4+) Essential

About the employer

All of the businesses across the Pendragon Group are united in realising our vision to transform automotive retail through digital innovation and operational excellence. Our strategy is brought to life through three strategic priorities for growth and transformation, these are: Unlock value in franchised UK motor by accelerating digital innovation, driving operational excellence, best practice and cost control Accelerate Pinewood’s geographic expansion. Diversify into new products which can be utilised by our group before also being offered to the wider customer base Disrupt hybrid used car sales in the UK by differentiating the customer experience and scaling the number of sites

Employer

PENDRAGON PLC

Address

Aldwarke Road

Parkgate

Rotherham

S62 6BY

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Training

Training provider

SKILLNET 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:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Contact

Shannon Brownsell

Shannon.Brownsell@skillnet.org.uk

01923216165

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician - light vehicle

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

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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