Autocare Technician Apprentice Level 2 - Renault - Shiptonthorpe Drakes Garage Ltd

An exciting opportunity has arisen at your local Renault dealership where you will be required to learn all aspects of an Autocare Technician job role while you work as an apprentice. Once qualified, you will be responsible for the diagnosis, repair, and service of the full range of Renault vehicles.

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

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

    N/A

    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

    40 hours between 8am - 6pm Monday - Saturday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 May 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000227593

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

This is an apprenticeship role, delivered by Robert Bosch Ltd.

An exciting opportunity has arisen at your local Renault dealership 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 Renault will provide you with first class training on the very latest products and innovations, with dedicated Renault trainers who will help build knowledge and develop your skills.

Training will be provided both in the workplace and at the Renault Training Centre in Doncaster.

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 Level 2 Autocare Technician Apprenticeship, delivered by Robert Bosch Ltd. Training is delivered on a block release basis at the Alliance Training Centre in Doncaster. This means your college based training will be delivered away from home and you will be required to stay in a hotel for 15 separate weeks (Mon – Fri) over the 24 - 30 month duration of the apprenticeship. All associated costs for training are met by the employer/the programme and there will be no cost to yourself/your parents or guardians. 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 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Permanent role on completion of the apprenticeship.

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.


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, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 2) Essential

Things to consider

Role may close before date shown, you are advised to submit your application as soon as possible if you would like to be considered. Apprentice national minimum wage is currently £5.28 per hour. This is due to rise to £6.40 per hour as of April 1st 2024.

About the employer

Drakes Garage is a family owned business that prides itself on driving down the cost of motoring. Our business promise is to provide outstanding customer service whilst offering excellent value for money. Our Sales department is primarily a new and used Renault dealer, however we are able to source other makes and models at very competitive prices. We also stock a wide range of used vehicles of all makes and models which are prepared to the highest standard.

Employer

Drakes Garage Ltd

Address

York Road

York

YO43 3PH

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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

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

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

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2024