Service Technician Apprenticeship – Holden Volvo Bury St Edmunds MISTER VEE LIMITED

This apprenticeship programme is an exciting opportunity to kick start your career with Volvo. The role includes repairing and replacing faulty parts, developing an understanding of workshop equipment and advising the service receptionists about required repairs.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 25 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 to Friday, 8:30am to 5:30pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    26 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000240384

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The role of a vehicle service technician is to maintain, service and repair vehicles to a consistently high standard.

Service technicians are trained in all areas of vehicle mechanics and electronics, from engine and exhaust systems to air conditioning and security features.

The role will vary by employer based upon the specific needs of the location, but the position typically involves:

  • Servicing vehicles by carrying out check and maintenance
  • Repairing and replacing faulty parts
  • Developing an understanding of workshop equipment
  • Advising the service receptionists about required repairs
  • Producing time estimates
  • Maintaining repair and service records 

The training you will be getting

Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (light vehicle)
Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • The programme lasts for at least 36 months (3 years) and you'll achieve a nationally recognised qualifications.
  • All of our apprentices are employed through the dealer network and attend week-long block training at our state-of-the-art training centre in Daventry. 
  • Block training is complemented by a combination of regular coaching visits from one of our experienced coaches as well as virtual classroom sessions and E-learning modules
  • Your development is supported through your apprenticeship journey, with your learning focused towards achieving a qualification recognised across the motor industry. This will provide the foundation to develop your career, as there are lots of opportunities within our expanding dealer network to progress and move into new roles once you’ve successfully completed the programme
  • 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

There are lots of opportunities within our expanding dealer network to progress and move into new roles once you’ve successfully completed the programme


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade (Grade C/4) essential) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade (Grade C/4) essential) Essential

About the employer

Established in 1969 Hylton Gott Ltd remains a family run business offering a friendly, honest and reliable service. Located in rural Norfolk we are able to provide a one-stop-shop for everything Volvo and have a workforce with over 220 years of combined experience in the motor trade enabling us to help you make the right choice with any Sales or Aftersales enquiry. Hylton Gott is part of the Holden Group is a family-owned group of Car Dealerships in Norwich, Norfolk. Holden Group has been looking after customers since 1928. We represent the Kia, Volvo, Honda, Renault, Dacia, MG, Isuzu brands in Norwich and surrounding Norfolk areas. Holden offers new, nearly new and approved used cars and vans for sale to private and business clients. We offer servicing, repairs and maintenance for Norfolk motorists from its Norwich & Kings Lynn sites, all at affordable prices. We pride ourselves on having a trusted reputation for being knowledgeable and offering an honest and enjoyable experience.

Employer

MISTER VEE LIMITED

Address

Wentworth House

Mildenhall Road

Bury St. Edmunds

IP32 6EN

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Training

Training provider

CALEX UK LTD

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

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


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 25 May 2024