Light Vehicle Apprentice - St Albans FRANK G. GATES LIMITED

An exciting opportunity for an apprentice to work alongside qualified technicians. 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.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 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 (shifts to be confirmed with the employer).

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000256015

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

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

  • Servicing - working to manufacturer servicing guidelines to ensure vehicle running at optimum performance
  • MOT's
  • Vehicle maintenance - replacing parts that have wear and tear before they fail  
  • Observing and assisting technicians
  • Repair - diagnosing the reason for vehicle failure and fixing the problem

The training you will be getting

  • Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Level 3 qualification
  • Before the Standard is met, all apprentices must hold a certificate that meets the EU’s 2014 F-gas regulation
  • Training and training location to be confirmed

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 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. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

No skills required

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Established in 1920, Gates Ford has been a family-owned and operated Ford Authorised Main Dealer for over a Century. Today, across our dealerships in Essex, Hertfordshire and Greater London, we continue to uphold the values that our founder, Frank G.Gates Ltd considered important over 100 years ago – those of integrity, value and excellence.

Employer

FRANK G. GATES LIMITED

Address

105 Ashley Road

St Albans

AL1 5DE

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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

Sommer Reynolds

Sommer.reynolds@skillnet.org.uk

07824095925

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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