Autocare Technician Apprentice - SC SAVOY TYRES LTD

An exciting opportunity to work in one of 13 well-established Savoy autocentres based in Hessle. This exciting opportunity will allow you to work not only on repairing and maintaining vehicles you will gain experience and knowledge of hybrid vehicles, air conditioning, parts stock management, customer service, sales and much more.

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

    Additional bonus scheme in place

    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 - Saturday, between 08:30 - 17:30.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    22 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000246280

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

If you would like to gain experience and knowledge in the following areas to start your career in the motor industry, this is the apprenticeship for you!

Responsibilities will include:

  • Demonstrate expertise, not only on the technical aspects of motor vehicle technology but also in retail, parts and customer service
  • Hybrid / Electric vehicle system and safe working practices
  • Vehicle 4-wheel geometry principles
  • Vehicle systems including battery, charging and air conditioning
  • Tyre maintenance, legislation and technical information
  • Fundamentals of specialist vehicle systems
  • Use a range of tools, measuring and diagnostic equipment to identify and repair similar system faults
  • Experience how the business works and how you contribute to the overall results, demonstrating commercial awareness.

The training you will be getting

  • Delivery of the Level 2 Autocare Technician Apprenticeship Standard; one day per week at the GTA
  • English and maths Functional Skills up to level 1 if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Upon successful completion of this apprenticeship you will have the opportunity to progress onto a light vehicle maintenance apprenticeship standard (level 3 equivalent)

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Travel to work in Scunthorpe each day and to College in Hessle for one day per week.

About the employer

Our main aim from day one has been to look after our customers by offering an excellent level of customer service, combined with friendly sales staff, high quality workmanship and, of course, very competitive prices. Our commitment to our customers has resulted in a high level of people returning to us again and again; we then knew we had the right strategy. With this in mind we opened our second depot in Beverley, followed by Willerby (West Hull), then South Orbital (Hull). This meant we could offer the people and businesses of the city of Hull and surrounding areas a depot close to them. After our depots in Hull became established, we then opened Scunthorpe and Grimsby, and continued our philosophy of excellent customer care. Most recently our two depots in Sheffield were opened and Howden followed shortly after that. We plan to continue expanding within our existing region, but we’re not growing just to be the biggest; we intend to remain a company that offers excellent value for money to our customers and be small enough to care yet big enough to offer some of the best deals around.

Employer

SAVOY TYRES LTD

Address

21 Warren Road

Scunthorpe

DN15 6XH

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Training

Training provider

NORTH HUMBERSIDE MOTOR TRADES GROUP TRAINING ASSOCIATION

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

Rachael Owen

rachael@motortradesgta.org

01482353022

Apprenticeship standard

Autocare technician

Level 2 (GCSE)

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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