Service Technician Apprenticeship - Porsche Centre Portsmouth INCHCAPE RETAIL LIMITED

This apprenticeship offers a unique opportunity to learn the skills and knowledge necessary to become a proficient service technician in the automotive industry. This role is ideal for individuals passionate about mechanics, problem-solving, and providing exceptional customer service.

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

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Closing date: 24 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

    A typical working week could be 40 hours Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm. All learners will be required to work the minimum apprenticeship duration of 30 hours per week. At least 20% of your working hours will be 'off-the-job' training.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    19 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000245984

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Responsibilities:

  • Assist senior technicians in diagnosing, troubleshooting, and repairing various mechanical and electrical systems
  • Learn to perform routine maintenance tasks, including inspections, lubrication, and adjustments
  • Participate in equipment installations and upgrades under supervision
  • Develop proficiency in using diagnostic tools and equipment to identify issues accurately
  • Collaborate with team members to ensure timely completion of service requests and projects
  • Follow safety protocols and guidelines to maintain a safe working environment
  • Document service activities, including work performed, parts used, and customer interactions
  • Attend training sessions and workshops to enhance technical skills and product knowledge
  • Communicate effectively with customers to address inquiries, explain service procedures, and provide recommendations
  • Assist with inventory management, including tracking parts and supplies used during service operations

The training you will be getting

The Programme lasts for 24-40 months and you'll achieve a nationally recognised qualification: Level 2 Autocare (12 months).

Level 3 Light Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (24-26 months).

Approximately 20% of your total work hours will be dedicated to 'off-the-job' training. This is a mixture of online classrooms and block release training which includes face-to-face learning, at our training centre in Slough. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

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.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Welcome to Porsche Centre Portsmouth, located on Lakeside Business Park, Western Road in Portsmouth. Our established dealership facilitates the sales of new Porsche cars and Approved Pre-Owned cars, servicing, repairs, MOTs, plus parts and accessories. Our Centre has an experienced team renowned for their first-class customer service. All our Pre-Owned Porsche models are carefully selected by our dedicated used car buyer. Whether you are looking for a new Porsche or an Approved Pre-Owned model, our team will be able to support you in your decision with expert guidance and tailored customer support.

Employer

INCHCAPE RETAIL LIMITED

Address

Lakeside Business Park

Western Road

Portsmouth

PO6 3PQ

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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: 24 Jun 2024