Light Vehicle Apprentice - Coventry SUTTON PARK MOTOR COMPANY LIMITED

You will be working alongside qualified technicians where you will be trained in all aspects of the 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

    £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

    31 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000227149

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

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.

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, may become available to the right candidate. 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

Over the last 30 years, Sutton Park Group has grown into one of the Midlands best privately owned car dealership groups, selling in excess of 5,000 vehicles per year, with 7 locations across the Midlands, representing 3 manufacturers, Renault, Kia and Dacia The success of the company can be attributed to its founder, who is still at the helm of the company today. Sutton Park Group has always strived to exceed expectations by providing the highest quality and standard of service to all of our customers. The Company's Philosophy is one of continual improvement of service and all of our highly trained staff are encouraged to contribute.

Employer

SUTTON PARK MOTOR COMPANY LIMITED

Address

939 Foleshill Road

Coventry

CV6 5HN

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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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