Service Technician Apprenticeship - Lookers Vauxhall Ellesmere Port LOOKERS PLC

Want to work for the world’s most environmentally driven automotive brand? Then kickstart your career as an apprentice vehicle service technician. Apprentice service technicians are trained in all areas of vehicle technology including engines, advanced electrics, service and maintenance, fault diagnosis, and electric and hybrid vehicle principles.

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

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Closing date: 30 Aug 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, 8.30am - 5.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    18 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000245840

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

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

  • Servicing vehicles by carrying out checks and maintenance
  • Repairing and replacing faulty parts
  • Developing an understanding of workshop equipment, working principles and business objectives
  • Advising the service receptionists about required repairs and communicating with customers
  • Producing time and work required estimates
  • Maintaining repair, service records and customer information.

The training you will be getting

  • Stellantis Apprentices will attend block release training at the state-of-the-art Stellantis Training & Development Centre in Coventry. Initially completing a 3-year nationally recognised Level 3 certification in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
  • A fully blended programme including webinars, e-books online Stellantis learning and attended training, to progress and develop your technical competence in a safe inclusive environment
  • Attended training is complemented by a combination of regular coaching & mentoring visits at the workplace to review performance, portfolio progress and working relationships
  • 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 retailer 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, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working

Qualifications

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

About the employer

At Lookers you can get whatever you want, however you want it. Choose from 38 manufacturers and over 7,000 new and used vehicles. Buy online with Click and Drive or in person with our transparent pricing. Collect or have it delivered. In addition to that, our expert vehicle technicians will Service, MOT or repair your car to the highest standard using genuine parts with Lookers signature care and attention. From the purchase of your first car, to an executive saloon upgrade after a promotion to eventually acquiring an MPV or 4x4 when a family comes along, we’re here for you every mile. Our dealerships offer a full range of aftersales provisions including fully stocked parts departments, vehicle servicing, MOT and accident repair facilities. Our staff are fully dedicated, trained and experienced in their fields. They are committed to providing an excellent service to you to ensure you find your ideal car.

Employer

LOOKERS PLC

Address

Rossmore Road East

Ellesmere Port

CH65 3AL

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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: 30 Aug 2024