Apprentice Autocare Technician RENROD LIMITED

Have you always had a passion for anything automotive? We are offering a fantastic opportunity for someone who has an interest for improving a range of vehicles. This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to enhance their skills. If you are keen on problem solving, this will be a great role for you!

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Closing date: 17 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 - Friday 8.00am - 5.00pm (Occasional Saturday after the first year of employment).

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    2 Years

  • Possible start date

    18 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    08 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000249567

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As an apprentice you will learn all the skills to become a top Autocare Technician with a fantastic range of future career options ahead of you. You will use a range of tools, measuring and diagnostic equipment to identify and repair simple system faults.

Due to the UK skills shortage within the automotive sector, you will be the next generation of technicians with the ability to adapt and change. This is great role for someone who is willing to jump start their career!

Duties include:

  • Find and diagnose faults using hand tools or a computer
  • Advise customers on what repairs are needed
  • Estimate time and costs for jobs
  • Road test vehicles to check repairs
  • Tyre fitting
  • Repairs to exhausts, batteries, brakes, and servicing

The training you will be getting

S&B Automotive Academy is a specialist apprenticeship training provider located in Bedminster, Bristol. The apprenticeship training is delivered via weekly block releases at S&B throughout a year, learning will also take place in the workplace and a S&B Development Coach and Workplace Mentor are allocated to support and monitor your progress to help you reach your goals and manage your workload.

Your employer will pay you when you are attending weekly training blocks at S&B.

To be considered for this apprenticeship you must have GCSEs, Functional Skills or Key Skills at grade C/4 or above in English and maths (or equivalent), If your grades are below this, we will discuss your options for taking functional skills in Maths and/or English. As well as this, predicated grades are accepted, and work experience or knowledge is beneficial but not essential.

As a result you will receive the following:

  • Level 2 Autocare Technician standard
  • Level 2 Functional skills in Maths and English (If not already exempt)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

We are committed to providing you with all the support and training you need to gain your Apprenticeship Qualification and to develop your career further with us. As a company we love to help our employees by encouraging them, this could open up even more career opportunities.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Initiative

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Closing, interview and possible start date for this vacancy are subject to change. Interviews could commence at any time. S&B will send all applications to the employer, from this the employer will look at your details and evaluate the current candidates so you will be awaiting a response from either the employer or S&B if the employer would like to discuss further. Should you wish to retract your application at any point, we kindly request that you inform us at your earliest convenience.

About the employer

Based in the beautiful County of Wiltshire, we are a family run Motor Group with a passion for all things Automotive. You can be sure to find the perfect car at Platinum Hyundai. Not only do we sell New and Used vehicles, but we also offer Service, MOT’s, Vehicle Health Checks and Genuine Manufacturer Parts in our State-of-the-art workshops. We pride ourselves in not only our vast range of products but the team that we have here at the Group, from our Sales and Service teams to our Managers and Administration Staff who work behind the scenes to make sure that our customers receive the best car buying / servicing experience possible.

Employer

RENROD LIMITED

Address

Platinum Frome

Marston Trading Estate

Manor Road

BA11 4BN

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Training

Training provider

S & B AUTOMOTIVE ACADEMY LIMITED

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

David Watts

dwatts@sandbaa.com

07852344136

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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