Motor Vehicle Apprenticeship CLIFTON'S AUTO REPAIRS LTD

A motor vehicle technician is a highly skilled worker. During your apprenticeship you will be taught about all areas of vehicle service, repair and maintenance. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to earn a salary and gain a level 2 qualification.

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

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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 to Friday - times TBC. Possible weekend work.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    01 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000248422

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Servicing vehicles - working on manufacturer servicing guidelines to ensure the vehicle is running at optimum performance
  • Maintenance - replacing parts and components before they fail
  • Repair - repairing problems that cause vehicle failure

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Autocare Technician Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Successful candidates will have full time employment with training in a garage and day release at one of our training centres or other approved college to work towards achieving Level 2 qualification (over 18-months)
  • You will shadow qualified technicians at work so that you are able to learn first-hand how to service, maintain and repair vehicles
  • As you progress through the course and your confidence and experience grows, you will be able to start completing tasks on your own
  • One of our assessors will visit you in your workplace to mentor you and assess your competence regularly. This is part of our close support network NLG provides to ensure that apprentices are both enjoying and succeeding in their course
  • North London Garages have rolling college courses which start approximately every 3-months. To apply, you must be able to travel to college once a week
  • On completion of this Standard the Auto-care Technician will be eligible to apply for IMI membership as a Registered Young Professional or if they wish as an Associate Member. They would also gain entry onto the IMI Professional Register
  • Functional skills if needed

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Following the completion of your Intermediate Apprenticeship (18- months), we recommend that you continue onto an advanced apprenticeship (12-months) to become a fully qualified Light Vehicle Technician
  • There are then a number of opportunities for progression within the Motor Industry including (but not limited to): MOT Tester, Senior Technician and/or Workshop Manager

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

The specific hours and days that you will be required to work and attend college will be discussed in more detail at the employer interview and by North London Garages once you have been accepted on to the apprenticeship programme. The successful candidate will be willing and able to travel to their place of work for 4 days and attend training at our centre in Enfield, Ponders End for one day a week. This may involve commuting.

About the employer

An independent BMW specialist in Clapham North / Brixton, Clifton Auto Repairs was first established more than 20 years ago. In that time we've gone from strength to strength developing an unrivalled reputation for high quality, low cost BMW Car servicing, maintenance and repairs. Our loyal customer base is spread across the whole of South West London including Dulwich, Balham, Tooting, Brixton, Streatham, Battersea, Lambeth, Stockwell, Wandsworth and of course, Clapham.

Employer

CLIFTON'S AUTO REPAIRS LTD

Address

164 PLATO ROAD

BRIXTON

LONDON

SW2 5UP

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Training

Training provider

NORTH LONDON GARAGES GTA

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

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


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Jun 2024