Ford Light Vehicle Apprentice - Rochdale

THE OLDHAM MOTOR COMPANY LIMITED

Rochdale, OL11 2TR

Closes in 8 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 3 June 2024


Summary

This is an exciting opportunity for an apprentice to work alongside qualified technicians where you will be fully trained in all aspects of maintenance and repair of light vehicles from routine servicing to electrical fault diagnostics. Duties include: servicing vehicles, maintenance, and observing and assisting technicians.

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 - Friday, 08.30 - 17:30. Potential Saturday (To be confirmed with the employer at interview).

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Thursday 1 August

Duration

2 Years 6 Months

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

  • Motor Vehicle Level 3 qualification.
  • Attending the Henry Ford Academy on block release every 6-8 weeks.
  • Regular Skills coach visitis every 28 days.
  • Before the Standard is met, all apprentices must hold a certificate that meets the EU’s 2014 F-gas regulation.

Where you’ll work

Manchester Road

Rochdale

OL11 2TR

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

SKILLNET LIMITED

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 and 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
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Team working

    About this company

    Our Ford dealers have motorcars in their DNA! Since 1907, OMC’s Eglin family-owned business has worked in the motor vehicle trade, making us the oldest family-owned Ford dealership in the country. Family values underpin our customer philosophy and our customers are at the heart of our company. We’re passionate about selling and servicing great quality, reliable vehicles that offer excellent value. Across four generations of business, we’ve expanded and become a multi-award-winning Ford dealership. With Ford dealers in Manchester, Accrington, Oldham and Rochdale and a dedicated online business, we’re able to service customers UK-wide. Our local Ford dealers know everything there is to know about new cars and used cars, finance plans and Motability schemes. So don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions or to organise a test drive.

    https://www.omcmotorgroup.co.uk/ford/ (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • A full-time career within the automotive industry with many opportunities to progress to positions of responsibility including a Service Manager, Master Technician and Dealership Principles.
    • The opportunities are endless. By having a highly regarded set of skills, apprentices can go on to develop their career within the specific interests they may have, progressing through their dealership and be an asset to the People's Ford Team.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    SKILLNET LIMITED

    Jose Faria

    jose.faria@skillnet.org.uk

    01923216165

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000255070.

    Apply now

    Closes in 8 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

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