Apprentice Vehicle Technician- Suzuki - Bolton Chapel House Bolton

Do you want to work on one of the automotive industries most diverse and exciting model ranges? As Suzuki strives for innovation that excites, our technicians are working on models at the leading edge of automotive design. We are looking for Apprentice Technicians that share our passion and belief for automotive technology and service excellence.

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

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Closing date: 27 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

    40 hours between 8.00am and 6.00pm, Monday - Saturday.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 May 2024

  • Date posted

    27 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000240874

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

This is an apprenticeship role.

An exciting opportunity has arisen at your local Suzuki dealership where you will be required to learn all aspects of the technician job role while you work as an apprentice.

If cars are your passion, then Suzuki will provide you with first class training on the very latest products and innovations, with dedicated Suzuki trainers who will help build knowledge and develop your skills.
Training will be provided both in the workplace and at the Suzuki Training Centre in Doncaster.

All we ask is that you are committed to the Apprenticeship Programme for 3 years and have the passion and ambition to grow into a highly skilled Vehicle Technician.

You will also be required to have a grade 4 or above in maths & English at GCSE level or equivalent.
Duties to include:

  • Perform Automotive Repairs.
  • Follow Car Checklists.
  • Learn Repair Techniques.
  • Write Estimates.
  • Inspect and Test Vehicles.
  • Test Car Batteries.
  • Disassemble Vehicles and Engines.

The training you will be getting

This is a Motor Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship, delivered by Robert Bosch Ltd. Training is delivered on a block release basis at the Alliance Training Centre in Doncaster. This means your college based training will be delivered away from home and you will be required to stay in a hotel for 17 separate weeks (Monday - Friday) over the 3 year duration of the course. All associated costs for training are met by the employer/the programme and there will be no cost to yourself/your parents or guardians.

Assessments will also be conducted in the work place by a dedicated training assessor. You will also be assigned a workplace mentor for support in dealership. As a result you will receive the following qualification:

  • Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) Level 3

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possibility of permanent role upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

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

About the employer

For over 25 years the Chapelhouse Motor Group has been a proud Suzuki Dealer. As a specialist Suzuki cars dealer, we work hard to help our customers find the perfect car, such as the sporty Suzuki Swift and the rugged Suzuki Vitara.

Employer

Chapel House Bolton

Address

Hypatia Street

Bolton

BL2 6AA

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Training

Training provider

ROBERT BOSCH 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

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

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

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

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Closing date: 27 May 2024