Light Vehicle Apprentice - St Helens PENDRAGON PLC

An exciting opportunity for an apprentice to work alongside qualified technicians where you will be fully trained in all aspects of maintenance and repair of light vehicles, from routine servicing to electrical fault diagnostics.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40

    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

    Monday - Friday with some Saturdays required. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 May 2024

  • Date posted

    08 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000221011

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Servicing
  • MOT’s
  • Vehicle maintenance
  • Observing and assisting technicians
  • Car 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 Level 3 (light vehicle):

  • 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

Blended on/off the job training and location to be confirmed.

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 responsibility including a Service Manager, Master Technician and Dealership Principles. The opportunities are endless. By having a highly regarded set of skills, Apprentices can go on to develop their career within the specific interests they may have, progressing through their dealership and be an asset to Pendragon Ford.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

No skills required

Qualifications

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

About the employer

We began selling cars and vans way back in 1991, and our missions when we started is still unchanged today; to make vehicle buying and servicing easy and affordable and to treat people like we would like to be treated. Simply put, if you’re happy, we’re happy! We do everything we can to get you the best car or van at a price you can easily afford whilst making the experience stress-free. We’re approved used car specialists, and stock over 1611 used cars including 420 used Ford cars as well as new vans and used vans. What’s more, our Pentagon dealerships take care of all your servicing and maintenance, parts, accident repair and warranty requirements. All this ensures you’re guaranteed an exceptional level of service. We’re also a proud supporter of the Motability scheme, helping those in need to retain the freedom of mobility.

Employer

PENDRAGON PLC

Address

sherdley road

St helens

WA9 5AD

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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

Jose Faria

Jose.faria@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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