Light Vehicle Apprentice - Bournemouth HENDY GROUP LIMITED

A Level 3 Light Vehicle Apprentice is required. This is 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. Duties include: servicing, MOTs, and vehicle maintenance.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 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 - Saturday 8.30am - 5.30pm. 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 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    21 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000239586

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Servicing
  • MOTs
  • 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

  • The apprentice be working and be trained within the garage, and will attend a Kia approved college to work towards achieving a Level 3 Standard in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • 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
  • 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 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. 
  • 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 Group.

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

With a variety of manufacturers under the Hendy umbrella, we are proud to represent Cupra, Dacia, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Iveco, Jaguar, Kia, Land Rover, Lexus, Lotus, Maserati, Mazda, MG, MOKE, Nissan, Renault, SEAT, Škoda and Toyota. Our geographic reach stretches across the South Coast, spreading from Devon, through Dorset, Wiltshire and Hampshire into West and East Sussex, Surrey and Kent - that means plenty of choice and various sites for you to visit, all offering new and used car and van sales, servicing, MOT testing, repairs, parts, Motability and Business. At Hendy, we aim to deliver a premium experience as we have done for more than 160 years, all in an effort to achieve our vision of delivering 100% customer and colleague satisfaction; our forward-thinking, progressive outlook perfectly complements our values, with honesty, quality, care and customer service at the heart of the company, as they have been since 1859. If you haven't experienced this yet for yourself, visit one of the many state-of-the-art Hendy showroom facilities across the South Coast, speak to one of our many expert advisors and test drive a quality vehicle from one of the many manufacturers we represent. We hope to see you soon!

Employer

HENDY GROUP LIMITED

Address

Stony Lane

Christchurch

BH23 1EZ

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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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