Ford Light Vehicle Apprentice - Sudbury LOOKERS PLC

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. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to earn a salary and gain a Level 3 qualification.

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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 - Friday, 09.00am - 05.00pm (To be confirmed with the employer).

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    15 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000244344

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Servicing
  • MOTs
  • Vehicle maintenance
  • Observing and assisting Technicians

The training you will be getting

  • Servicing - working to manufacturer servicing guidelines to ensure the vehicle is 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
  • Motor Vehicle Level 3 Apprenticeship Qualification
  • 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 careers within the specific interests they may have, progressing through their dealership and being an asset to Ford Motor Company.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 4-9/C-A*) Desired

About the employer

Lookers Ford is an authorised car and commercial dealership partner for the prestigious automotive brand in the UK. We offer an extensive range of new and used Ford vehicles and services from our modern dealerships in Essex, Suffolk, Yorkshire, North East and Tyne and Wear. From the latest Ford car and van models, as well as approved used vehicles at competitive prices, we will find you the perfect match. We offer affordable and flexible finance options. This is complimented by our dedicated customer care and support.

Employer

LOOKERS PLC

Address

Northern Road

Chilton Industrial Estate

Sudbury

CO10 2XQ

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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

Jamie Rogan

jamie.rogan@skillnet.org.uk

01923216165

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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