Service Technician Apprenticeship - Holdcroft Mazda Oldham T G Holdcroft Motors Limited

The apprentice will gain hands-on experience, technical expertise, and a deep understanding of Mazda products and services. This 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: 25 Jul 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 - Thursday 8.00 am - 5.00 pm and Friday from 8.40 am - 4.30 pm. Initially a 40 hour week to progress to 42 when over 18 years of age.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    03 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000248802

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • 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

All of our Apprentices are employed through the Dealer Network and attend week-long block training at our state-of-the-art Training Centre in Stewartby.

Block training is complemented by a combination of regular coaching visits from one of our experienced Coaches as well as Virtual Classroom sessions and E-Learning modules. Throughout your apprenticeship journey, we are committed to nurturing your growth and development, guiding you toward attaining a widely recognized qualification in the motor industry. This qualification serves as a cornerstone for building your career, offering abundant opportunities within our expanding Dealer Network. Upon successful completion of the program, you'll be well-equipped to advance and transition into new roles.

Qualification: 

You'll achieve a nationally recognised qualification: Level 2 Autocare (lasting 24 months + 12 weeks for EPA). Upon completing this, the apprentice will progress to the Level 3 Service Technician (lasting 13 months + 12 weeks for EPA).

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

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, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Team working

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Holdcroft Mazda Oldham sits in the heart of Oldham with lots of scenery and a thriving arts scene. Our sales executives are Mazda experts and there to direct and guide you into purchasing the car that is best suited to your needs. Come in the showroom and test drive the cars we have available.

Employer

T G Holdcroft Motors Limited

Address

St Mary's Way, Oldham

OL1 1NW

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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: 25 Jul 2024