Light vehicle apprentice - Preston PERRYS GROUP LIMITED

An exciting opportunity for an apprentice to work alongside qualified Kia 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 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

    START DATES TO BE CONFIRMED

    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 - may include Saturdays, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000227931

  • 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
  • Vehicle maintenance
  • Observing and assisting technicians

The training you will be getting

  • Block release to the Kia Academy for college attendance
  • Apprentice will work toward a Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Standard level 3
  • Apprentices will receive monthly visits from a dedicated Skills Coach

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 Ford Motor Company

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Welcome to Perrys Ford, we're a franchised dealership for new Ford cars and vans. We are a Motability accredited premier dealer, plus we have a wide selection of quality used Ford cars available to suit all budgets. Take a look at our used car stock, nearly new deals and new special offers. We Service, MOT and offer all vehicle repairs at our Ford dealerships, which all cost less than you might think.

Employer

PERRYS GROUP LIMITED

Address

55 Blackpool Road

Ribbleton

Preston

PR2 6BX

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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

Sean Hogan

sean.hogan@skillnet.org.uk

+441923216165

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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