Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship - Porsche Centre High Wycombe RYBROOK MOTORS LIMITED

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.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 24 Aug 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: 8.30am - 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).

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    31 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000254564

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

This role is ideal for individuals passionate about mechanics, problem-solving, and providing exceptional customer service.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

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.

What to expect at the end of your 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.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

Welcome to the all-new destination for automotive excellence, Porsche Centre High Wycombe. Situated in a vibrant locale, our dealership embodies the pinnacle of Porsche's legacy, inviting enthusiasts and aficionados to experience unparalleled luxury and performance. Step into our showroom, a haven that showcases the epitome of automotive craftsmanship. Discover an impressive array of Porsche models, from the iconic 911 series to the versatile Macan and Cayenne SUVs, each a testament to Porsche's commitment to innovation and precision engineering. Our dedicated team is committed to guiding you through your Porsche journey with expertise and personalised attention. Explore exclusive events and driving experiences, immersing yourself in the world of Porsche, and indulge in the opportunity to personalise your vehicle through the Exclusive Manufaktur program. At Porsche Centre High Wycombe, excellence in service is our priority. Our cutting-edge service centre, staffed by certified technicians, ensures meticulous care and maintenance for your Porsche, ensuring it remains at peak performance. Join us in embracing the spirit of Porsche and embark on a journey of automotive luxury and innovation at Porsche Centre High Wycombe.

Employer

RYBROOK MOTORS LIMITED

Address

Handy Cross Hub, Marlow Hill High Wycombe

HP11 1TJ

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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: 24 Aug 2024