Ford Light Vehicle Apprentice - Driffield FORD RETAIL LIMITED

An exciting opportunity for an apprentice to work alongside qualified 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

    £11,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Saturday, 08:30 - 17:30. If Saturday is worked, you will get a day off during the week.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    08 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000236382

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Servicing
  • MOT’s
  • Vehicle Maintenance
  • Observing and assisting technicians
  • Car technicians will be expected to see whether components and systems are secure and working properly

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) Apprenticeship Standard
  • Not only will apprentices be working and be trained within the garage they will attend a Ford approved college to work towards tachieving their Level 3 Standard in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
  • A skills coach will visit at least every 28 days as part of a close support network to ensure that Apprentices are both enjoying and succeeding in their course
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required

An Apprentice’s training includes:

  • Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) Apprenticeship Standard
  • Vocational related qualification (technical certificate)
  • Ford Masters Level 1 technician modules
  • Electric Vehicle training

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • A possible 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

No skills required, Full training will be provided

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Desired

About the employer

Richardson's is East Yorkshire's only family owned and run Ford dealer and are one of the few businesses in the area that is still owned and operated by the same family, for an outstanding 100 years. Celebrating the businesses 100th anniversary, owners Paul and Toby Richardson are very proud of their heritage. Many businesses pass through two generations, considerably less three, and very few manage four. Richardson's was established in 1919 by Percy Richardson, Toby's great grandfather, and concentrated mainly on repairs to agricultural machinery and cars.

Employer

FORD RETAIL LIMITED

Address

1 Westgate

Driffield

YO25 6SY

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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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