Light Vehicle Apprentice - Slough ALLEN FORD (UK) 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, observing and assisting technicians and MOT’s.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm (To be confirmed with the employer).

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    13 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000237645

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Servicing
  • MOT’s
  • Vehicle Maintenance
  • Observing and assisting technicians

The training you will be getting

  • Motor Vehicle Level 3 qualification
  • Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment
  • Servicing - working to manufacturer servicing guidelines to ensure vehicle 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
  • Before the Standard is met, all apprentices must hold a certificate that meets the EU’s 2014 F-gas regulation.

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

No skills required

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Our network of around 30 locations stretches across the south of England from Bath in the west, through the Midlands, Berkshire and London, to Kent and Essex in the southeast. Today we employ over 1,000 people to serve the needs of our customers. llen Ford’s partnership with the manufacturer stretches back over 100 years to when its founder, Charles Henry Allen, first worked with the famous Model T Ford. From this point onward the business grew and was passed down through the Allen family until 1997.

Employer

ALLEN FORD (UK) LIMITED

Address

134 Bath Road

Slough

SL1 3XW

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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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