Autocare Technician Apprentice Level 2 - BCS - Canterbury EAST KENT AUTOMOTIVE LTD

This is an apprenticeship role, delivered by Robert Bosch Ltd. The Bosch Apprenticeship Programme are looking for Apprentice technicians that share our passion for automotive technology and our belief in service excellence.

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

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Closing date: 25 Mar 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 to Friday; 9am to 5pm Breaks to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    11 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000222479

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

An exciting opportunity has arisen at your local Bosch Car Service workshop where you will be required to learn all aspects of an Autocare Technician job role while you work as an apprentice.

If cars are your passion, then Bosch Car Service will provide you with first class training on the very latest products and innovations, with dedicated Bosch Car Service trainers who will help build knowledge and develop your skills.

Training will be provided both in the workplace and at the Bosch Car Service Training Centre in Denham or Doncaster depending on location.

All we ask is that you are committed to the Apprenticeship Programme and have the passion and ambition to grow into a highly skilled Autocare Technician.

There may also be opportunity to progress to the Level 3 Motor Vehicle Maintenance apprenticeship upon successful completion of the Level 2 Autocare Technician standard.

You will also be required to have a grade 2 or above in maths & English at GCSE level or equivalent.

Duties will include:

Fundamentals of specific vehicle systems including but not limited to…

  • Steering & suspension
  • Braking systems
  • Battery & charging systems
  • Exhaust systems
  • Air-Conditioning systems

To enhance the delivery of the Level 2 Autocare standard, there are additional elements embedded into the qualification.

These include:

  • Interpersonal skills and customer service
  • Parts & managing stock Levels
  • ADAS
  • FGAS
  • Basic electrical vehicle awareness

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will achieve the Autocare Technician Level 2 qualification.

The training you will be getting

This is a Motor Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship, delivered by Robert Bosch Ltd.

Training is delivered on a block release basis at the Bosch Training Centre in Denham.

Assessments will also be conducted in the work place by a dedicated training assessor. You will also be assigned a workplace mentor for support in dealership.

As a result you will receive the following qualification:

  • Autocare Technician Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Permanent role upon successful completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

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

About the employer

East Kent Automotive is no ordinary independent vehicle workshop. Since establishing in 2014 we have built up a great reputation across the Canterbury, Kent and throughout the South East for offering a quality service at a price our customers want to pay.

Employer

EAST KENT AUTOMOTIVE LTD

Address

UNIT 8 & 9 FIVE OAKS BUSINESS PARK

GEDDINGE

WOOTTON

CT4 6RY

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Training

Training provider

ROBERT BOSCH 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

Apprenticeship standard

Autocare technician

Level 2 (GCSE)

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


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 25 Mar 2024