Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship - Porsche Centre Silverstone

SYTNER GROUP LIMITED

Old Tiffield Rd, Towcester, NN12 6PF

Closes on Saturday 24 August

Posted on 30 May 2024


Summary

This Apprenticeship offers a unique opportunity to learn the skills and knowledge necessary to become a proficient service technician in the automotive industry. Under the guidance of experienced technicians, the Apprentice will gain hands-on experience, technical expertise, and a deep understanding of Porsche products and services.

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
Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician - light vehicle (level 3)
Hours
Monday to Friday: 8.30am - 5.30pm. All learners will be required to work the minimum apprenticeship duration of 30 hours per week. At least 20% of your working hours will be 'off-the-job' training (A typical working week could be 40 hours).

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Sunday 1 September

Duration

3 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

You will achieve a nationally recognised qualification: Level 2 Autocare (lasting 24 months) and on successful completion, apprentices will move on to complete Level 3 Light Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (for a further 12 months).

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 Slough.

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.

Where you’ll work

Old Tiffield Rd, Towcester

NN12 6PF

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

CALEX UK LTD

Your training course

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician - light vehicle (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Contribute to the maintenance of a safe and efficient workshop. Segregate waste for disposal or recycling. Comply with industry environmental legislation.
  • Demonstrate due regard for own safety and that of others in the workshop and minimise risk of injury and vehicle damage.
  • Carry out fundamental tasks associated with removal and replacement procedures on a vehicle.
  • Obtain diagnostic and repair information.
  • Interpret diagnostic information and use electrical wiring diagrams to determine system serviceability.
  • Use a range of diagnostic equipment.
  • Follow recognised diagnostic procedures, logical diagnostic sequence and apply advanced diagnostic principles and problem-solving techniques to establish faults.
  • Report faults using company procedures and recommend suitable further actions.
  • Follow recognised repair procedures to complete a wide range of repairs including those which involve complex procedures, or in depth knowledge.
  • Test the function of repaired and fitted components.
  • Adhere to business processes and complete documentation following workplace procedures.
  • Use ICT to create emails, word-process documents and carry out web based searches.
  • Complete a range of services and inspect and prepare a vehicle to the required quality standard for handover to the customer.
  • 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:

    • English (grade 4)
    • Maths (grade 4)

    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
    • IT skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Presentation skills
    • Administrative skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Initiative
    • Non judgemental
    • Patience

    About this company

    We are incredibly pleased to welcome you to Porsche Centre Silverstone. You will find us located 6 miles off of the M1, junction 15A, along the A43 between Northampton and Milton Keynes. Our impressive showroom which is spread across two floors, features both New and Porsche Approved Pre-Owned Cars. Our state-of-the-art facilities also include a stylish customer waiting area, complete with a coffee bar and barista style coffee machine. You will also find our Porsche Driver’s Selection shop situated downstairs, with a comprehensive display showcasing all of the latest Porsche branded products. Our workshop is also equipped with the latest technology from Porsche, including 14 ramps, two direct dialogue bays, one MOT bay and one wheel alignment bay. Visitors to our Centre are sure to receive a warm welcome. So whether you are interested in a New or Pre-Owned Porsche, or would like to maintain your current Porsche with us, our dedicated and highly experienced team will be happy to help. We very much look forward to welcoming you to our Centre.

    After this apprenticeship

    Your development is supported through your Apprenticeship journey, with your learning focused on achieving a qualification recognised across the motor industry.

    This will provide the foundation to develop your career, as there are lots of opportunities within our expanding Dealer Network to progress and move into new roles once you’ve successfully completed the programme.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    CALEX UK LTD

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000254154.

    Apply now

    Closes on Saturday 24 August

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