Light vehicle apprenticeship - Rochdale PREMIER AUTOMOTIVE LTD

You will be working alongside qualified technicians where you will be trained in all aspects of the maintenance and repair of commercial vehicles, from routine servicing to electrical fault diagnostics. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to earn a salary and gain a level 3 qualification.

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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 - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm. May work some weekends.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    13 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000250423

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

An exciting opportunity for the apprentices to be trained using the latest diagnostic equipment to provide them with the relevant skills to react to the ever changing technological developments within the car industry.

Day to day tasks will always vary but will normally include: 

  • Servicing
  • MOT’s
  • Vehicle maintenance
  • Observing and assisting technicians
  • Light Vehicle technicians will be expected to see whether components and systems are secure and working properly.

The Light Vehicle Technicians jobs fall into three categories:

  • Servicing - working to manufacturer servicing guidelines to ensure vehicle running at optimum performance
  • Maintenance - replacing parts that have wear and tear before they fail
  • Repair - diagnosing the reason for vehicle failure and fixing the problem

The training you will be getting

  • Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 3 Standard
  • Before the Standard is met, all apprentices must hold a certificate that meets the EU’s 2014 F-gas regulation
  • Functional skills if required
  • Will attend Kia Derby Academy

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • A full-time career within the automotive industry with many opportunities to progress to positions of authority including a Master Technician
  • The opportunities are endless
  • By having a highly regarded set of skills, apprentices can go on to develop their career within specific interests they may have, whether it be progressing through the dealership or working on large military vehicles in the armed forces

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

No skills required, Full training will be provided

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

Family is at the heart of everything we do at TMS Motor Group and we are immensely proud to be a family-owned and run business in the heart of Coventry and Leicestershire. At TMS Motor Group, we have always aimed to differentiate ourselves from other motor retailers. With the vast amount of experience at our Volvo and Kia retailers and the high level of knowledge, skills, and professionalism that every member of our team brings, we always ensure that we exceed our customers' expectations. Our focus on providing our customers with the highest level of care and service has won our retailers a host of customer care awards, achievements that we are extremely proud of.

Employer

PREMIER AUTOMOTIVE LTD

Address

Molesworth Street

Rochdale

OL16 1TS

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Training

Training provider

SKILLNET 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

Jose Faria

Jose.faria@skillnet.org.uk

01923216165

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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