Light Vehicle Apprentice - Truro Vospers Motor House Ltd

You will be working alongside qualified technicians where you will be trained in all aspects of the maintenance and repair of light vehicles, from routine servicing to electrical fault diagnostics.

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Closing date: 30 Jul 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, 09:00 - 17:00 (Saturdays may be included).

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    31 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000242326

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

An exciting opportunity for the Apprentices to be trained using the latest diagnostic equipment to provide them with the relevant skills to react to the ever-changing technological developments within the car industry. Day to day tasks will always vary but will normally include: 

  • Servicing
  • MOTs
  • Vehicle Maintenance
  • Observing and assisting technicians
  • Light Vehicle 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 (light vehicle) Level 3.

Before the Standard is met, all apprentices must hold a certificate that meets the EUs 2014 F-gas regulation.

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle) / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

  • 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

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 authority including a Master Technician.
  • The opportunities are endless
  • By having a highly regarded set of skills, Apprentices can go on to develop their career within specific interests they may have.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

None

Qualifications

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

About the employer

The Company commenced trading as a motor business in Plymouth during 1946. The present Chairman’s father founded the business and he was joined by his own father after incorporation in 1951. Over the years the Company became franchise holders for AC, Fiat, Volkswagen, Jaguar and Simca and then was appointed a Ford Retail Dealer in 1957. Vospers entered into the daily rental and contract hire business through their associated company, Vospers Rentacar Ltd in the 1950’s.

Employer

Vospers Motor House Ltd

Address

Treliske

Truro

TR1 3LP

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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

Shannon Brownsell

shannon.brownsell@skillnet.org.uk

01923 216165

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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