Automotive Glazing Apprentice - Horsham MARKERSTUDY LIMITED

Do you have an interest in the automotive Industry? Joining as an apprentice could be perfect for you, we are looking for the next generation technicians to repair & replace vehicle glass, learning new technology such as sensors for automatic braking etc. We will train you to level 3 technician & start your career with a forward thinking business.

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Closing date: 28 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,500.00

    Annual salary increases to £15,000 after 6 months and £16,500 after 12 months service

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    12 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000257359

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As an apprentice working for Auto Windscreens, you will be learning the day to day life as a windscreen technician, you will be working in one of our local fitting centres on customers vehicles, this will include repairing chips in glass and the replacement of windscreens and body glass on a variety of vehicles.

With cars becoming more and more technology focused, you will also learn tasks like recalibration of sensors for features like automatic wipers, automatic braking and lane detection.

The training you will be getting

  • The majority of your time would be spent working with a mentor in your fixed base location and monthly visits from an assessor
  • When you first join the company, you will visit our head office for your initial induction and training, you will also receive your company uniform while on your visit
  • There will be set training days away with the technical training team at head office throughout your apprenticeship and at the end of the programme you will be trained to a Level 3 Glazing Technician
  • Apprentices without Level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the endpoint assessment

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • After successfully completing the apprenticeship, the right candidate may become a qualified Windscreen Technician

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

The role will involve an element of heavy lifting as there will be glass to move to and from the vehicles. At the end of the course you will need to have passed your UK Driving test if you have not already done so at the start of your apprenticeship, the role will then become field based and would involve outdoor working.

About the employer

Auto Windscreens are part of Markerstudy Group. Auto Windscreens is one of the UK’s fastest growing and leading automotive glazing companies, innovation is at the heart of our business whether it be robotic lifting devices, wet weather canopies or the use of new technology in our customer service departments. We lead the industry in the training and certification of our colleagues and offer an excellent opportunity for personal development.

Employer

MARKERSTUDY LIMITED

Address

Unit 8 Guildford Road

Lawson Hunt Industrial Park

Horsham

RH12 3JR

Contact

Polly Wake

pollywake@markerstudy.com

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Training

Training provider

E.J.MARKHAM & SON 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

Apprenticeship standard

Automotive glazing technician

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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