Light Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship

Mercedes-Benz of York

York, YO30 4WW

Closes on Friday 30 August

Posted on 5 June 2024


Summary

An excellent opportunity for an outgoing & proactive individual, offering the chance to work for one of the most prestigious automotive companies, developing skills in vehicle maintenance & repair. Working in a busy environment, representing the brand by exceeding our customer’s expectations & delivering an unparalleled level of service & quality.

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
Days and shifts to be confirmed by employer.

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 2 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

  • Working towards a Level 3 Service and Maintenance Light Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship qualification.
  • You will learn the key principles, practices and skills that underpin the role before further developing and applying your skills in more complex situations.
  • If you have an apt for practical work, like to work independently but at the same time operate as a member of a team and offer good customer handling skills then this could be the role for you.
  • Blended on/off the job training and location to be confirmed.
  • Functional skills in English and maths if required.

Where you’ll work

Centurion Park

York

YO30 4WW

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

MERCEDES-BENZ CARS UK 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

    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade A*-C/9-4)
    • Maths (grade A*-C/9-4)

    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
    • Analytical skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Creative

    Other requirements

    Please ensure that you have the ability to travel to the place of employment daily and consider this in relation to potential wages. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). Salary will be at least apprentice national minimum wage.

    About this company

    Mercedes-Benz is a globally recognised company whose range includes some of the most valuable brands in the automotive industry.

    After this apprenticeship

    Completing an apprenticeship is just the start of your career at Mercedes-Benz. Examples of some career paths our graduates have taken are:

    Completing an apprenticeship is just the start of your career at Mercedes-Benz. Examples of some career paths our graduates have taken are:

    • Maintenance, System and Diagnostic Technicians
    • Service Team Leader
    • Service Manager
    • After Sales Manager

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    MERCEDES-BENZ CARS UK LIMITED

    apprentice_recruitment@mercedes-benz.com

    01908301496

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000255586.

    Apply now

    Closes on Friday 30 August

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