Light Vehicle Apprentice -Hemel Hempstead FORD RETAIL LIMITED

Ford Retail Limited has 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: 31 May 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 - Friday with some Saturdays required (40 hours max). Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    11 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000236635

  • 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

Motor Vehicle Service And Maintenance Technician Level 3 (Light Vehicle):

  • Servicing - Working to manufacturer servicing guidelines to ensure the vehicle is 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
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • On and off the job training and location to be confirmed

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 careers within the specific interests they may have, progressing through their dealership and being 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

Hartwell is a leading automotive group representing Ford car and commercial vehicles. From our beginnings in Oxfordshire, we now have 11 dealerships across the width of the country, from Hereford to Grimsby and many places in-between. If you want a fulfilling and busy career in the automotive industry where we bring excitement to your role each day, you could be the next person to join our team. Here at Hartwell Plc we are a business where initiative, excellent customer service and commitment are encouraged and success is certainly rewarded. If you are looking for a job behind the scenes then come and get your hands dirty with us. Or if it’s a customer facing role you are after and you feel you can bring that zest to our team then apply today. Over the last 100 years we are proud to have served many thousands of happy customers. Now, due to our continued growth of our sales and aftersales divisions, we are searching for top talent to help us further develop our business. Take a look at our many roles we have available today and wow us!

Employer

FORD RETAIL LIMITED

Address

Redbourn Road

Hemel Hempstead

HP2 7AZ

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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

Hannah Edwards

hannah.edwards@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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