Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship ANCHOR VANS LIMITED

This is a fantastic opportunity to join Anchor Motor Group as a Vehicle Technician Apprentice. We have four positions available across our sites and are looking for apprentices who are self motivated, keen to learn all aspects of becoming a fully qualified vehicle technician, and someone who is comfortable talking to a wide range of customers.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,144.00

    Apprentices can be paid the Apprentice Minimum Wage for the first year of their apprenticeship. After the first year, an apprentice must be paid at least the National Minimum Wage for their age bracket.

    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

    5 1/3 days - 8 hrs a day. Work pattern to be discussed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 42.5

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    03 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000247206

  • Positions

    4 available

What you will do in your working day

We are a retail sales operation, selling all makes and models of cars, Campervans, Motorhomes, Minibuses & Light Commercial Vehicles.

As a Vehicle Technician Apprentice with Anchor Vans Limited you will experience everything there is to learn in regards to repair types on almost every make and model of vehicle. We are also a Ford Authorised Repairer so our Apprentices will learn the exceptional specialist knowledge of the Ford brand.  

Working alongside our experienced team, our Apprentices working week will include duties such as: 

  • Assessing and diagnosing faults/repairs on a variety of vehicles
  • Carry out maintenance and repairs on vehicles as required
  • Liaise with customers and colleagues on the situation and progress of vehicle repairs
  • Attend Newbury College one day a week during Term Time

The training you will be getting

  • You will receive on site experience working alongside our trained technicians and will also attend Newbury College one day a week during Term Time where you'll complete a mixture of Theory and Practical based lessons/work
  • The Apprenticeship Standard you will be completing is Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (ST0033)
  • As well as support and mentoring from your colleagues in the workplace, you will also have teaching staff and a Development Coach from Newbury College who will monitor your progress and support you throughout your Apprenticeship
  • You will have regular reviews and will be required to complete an End Point Assessment (EPA) before you can achieve the Apprenticeship
  • On completion of the Apprenticeship you will have achieved the Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Apprentices without a GCSE Grade 4/C in English and/or Mathematics will need to achieve Level 2 Functional Skills prior to completing their apprenticeship

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • We offer Career Development within the Motor Industry based on ability

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Eager to Learn, Good Initiative, Basic Mechanical Knowledge, Interest in Mechanics, Common Sense

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or higher) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or higher) Desired

About the employer

Anchor Motor Group comprises of Anchor Cars LTD & Anchor Vans LTD. We are a retail sales operation, selling all makes and models of cars, Campervans, Motorhomes, Minibuses & Light Commercial Vehicles. We stock 600+ vehicles, from McLaren and Ferrari to Ford Transit Vans and minibuses, with us an Apprentice would experience everything that there is to learn in regards to repair types on almost every make and model of vehicle. An apprentice with Anchor would experience an exceptional variety of work, and a learning opportunity that would be very hard to match. As a Ford Authorised Repairer, we further offer the exceptional specialist knowledge of the Ford brand and the additional training that Ford bring to our Apprentice positions. Enquire with Anchor to give you the opportunity and career in the motor industry that you will not match elsewhere.

Employer

ANCHOR VANS LIMITED

Address

Anchor Business Park

A4 Bath Road

Padworth

RG7 5JF

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Training

Training provider

NEWBURY COLLEGE

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

The Apprenticeship Team

business@newbury-college.ac.uk

01635 845229

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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