Autocare Technician Apprentice Level 2 - Bosch - Canterbury

EAST KENT AUTOMOTIVE LTD

UK, CT4 6RY

Closes on Thursday 29 August

Posted on 9 May 2024


Summary

The Bosch Apprenticeship Programme are looking for Apprentice technicians that share our passion for automotive technology and our belief in service excellence. The successful candidate should hold a full UK driving license and have a passion for working on cars.

Annual wage
£13,312 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Autocare technician (level 2)
Hours
Monday - Saturday, 8.00am - 6.00pm

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 2 September

Duration

2 Years

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

This is a Motor Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship, delivered by Robert Bosch Ltd. Training is delivered on a block release basis at the Bosch Training Centre in Denham. Assessments will also be conducted in the work place by a dedicated training assessor.

You will also be assigned a workplace mentor for support in dealership.

As a result you will receive the following qualification:

  • Autocare Technician level 2 Apprenticeship standard

Where you’ll work

Five Oaks Business Park

Canterbury

UK

CT4 6RY

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

ROBERT BOSCH LIMITED

Your training course

Autocare technician (level 2)

Equal to GCSE

Course contents
  • S1: Contribute to maintaining a healthy and safe workplace, including the maintenance of key equipment and carrying out general housekeeping
  • S2: Carry out stock procedures including dealing with routine stock deliveries, placing stock into storage, carrying out stock rotation duties and ordering parts for customers following company procedures
  • S3: Carry out vehicle safety inspections and routine maintenance in line with manufactures specifications or approved schedules, company procedures and complete approved documentation.
  • S4: Make recommendations to customers based on the results of inspections, ensuring that sales recommendations are accurate and fully costed, are ethical and in the best interests of the customer at all times, using language that is transparent and avoids jargon.
  • S5: Carry out replacement/repair and balancing of a range of light vehicle tyres, including ultra-low profile, directional, asymmetric and run-flat tyres fitted to a range of wheel sizes and types
  • S6: Carry out the replacement of components on a specific range of vehicle systems including Steering & Suspension, Braking systems, Battery & Charging systems, exhaust systems and Air-Conditioning systems
  • S7: Carry out 4-wheel Geometry operations including adjustments on a range of vehicles with different suspension and steering systems
  • S8: Use a range of specialist tools & equipment, mechanical & electrical measuring tools and diagnostic equipment to support fault identification and repair.
  • S9: Identify & procure correct parts to meet specific customer requirements
  • S10: Access vehicle technical data to inform inspections and make judgements on wear and serviceability.
  • S11: Deal with and resolve low-level customer complaints
  • S12: Communicate effectively with customers, suppliers and colleagues
  • S13: Use specific company IT systems within the workplace, including Point-of-sale systems and hand-held devices.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • Maths (grade 2)
    • English (grade 2)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Presentation skills
    • Number skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Initiative
    • Non judgemental
    • Patience
    • Physical fitness

    About this company

    East Kent Automotive is no ordinary independent vehicle workshop. Since establishing in 2014 we have built up a great reputation across the Canterbury, Kent and throughout the South East for offering a quality service at a price our customers want to pay.

    After this apprenticeship

    • There may also be opportunity to progress to the Level 3 Motor Vehicle Maintenance Apprenticeship upon successful completion of the Level 2 Autocare Technician Standard

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    ROBERT BOSCH LIMITED

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000249918.

    Apply now

    Closes on Thursday 29 August

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