Motor Vehicle Apprenticeship The Tyre Shop

A motor vehicle technician is a highly skilled worker. During your apprenticeship you will be taught about all areas of vehicle service, repair and maintenance. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to earn a salary and gain a level 2 qualification.

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

    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 - times TBC. Possible weekend work.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 May 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000235928

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Servicing vehicles - working on manufacturer servicing guidelines to ensure the vehicle is running at optimum performance
  • Maintenance - replacing parts and components before they fail
  • Repair - repairing problems that cause vehicle failure

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Autocare Technician.

Successful candidates will have full time employment with training in a garage and day release at one of our training centres or other approved college to work towards achieving Level 2 qualification (over 18-months).

You will shadow qualified technicians at work so that you are able to learn first-hand how to service, maintain and repair vehicles.

As you progress through the course and your confidence and experience grows, you will be able to start completing tasks on your own.

One of our assessors will visit you in your workplace to mentor you and assess your competence regularly. This is part of our close support network NLG provides to ensure that apprentices are both enjoying and succeeding in their course.

North London Garages have rolling college courses which start approximately every 3-months. To apply, you must be able to travel to college once a week.

On completion of this Standard the Auto-care Technician will be eligible to apply for IMI membership as a Registered Young Professional or if they wish as an Associate Member. They would also gain entry onto the IMI Professional Register.

Functional skills if needed.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Following the completion of your Intermediate Apprenticeship (18- months), we recommend that you continue onto an advanced apprenticeship (12-months) to become a fully qualified Light Vehicle Technician. There are then a number of opportunities for progression within the Motor Industry including (but not limited to): MOT Tester Senior Technician Workshop Manager.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4 - 5) Desired

Things to consider

The specific hours and days that you will be required to work and attend college will be discussed in more detail at the employer interview and by North London Garages once you have been accepted on to the apprenticeship programme. The successful candidate will be willing and able to travel to their place of work for 4 days and attend training at our centre in Enfield, Ponders End for one day a week. This may involve commuting.

About the employer

Welcome to The Tyre Shop located in Chingford, London, if you are interested to find the best tyre shop and garage services near you, The Tyre Shop is a perfect choice! We don’t just sell Tyres. We offer a huge range of the latest Alloy Wheels, state-of-the-art Hunter Wheel Alignment, Winter Tyres, Road Force Variation Wheel Balancing and Accessories. Plus we also provide comprehensive garage services including, exhaust replacement, brake replacement and fitting, suspension repairs and car servicing. We combine expert knowledge with professional trusted service to provide you with the finest advice and lowest prices available to make your car roadworthy.

Employer

The Tyre Shop

Address

2 Loxham Road

London

E4 8SE

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Training

Training provider

NORTH LONDON GARAGES GTA

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

recruitment@nlggta.co.uk

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: 30 Apr 2024