NHS Ambulance Light Vehicle Apprentice - New Malden

FORD RETAIL LIMITED

New Malden, KT3 3NP

Closes in 7 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 14 June 2024


Summary

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.

Annual wage
£23,700 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, 9.00am - 5.00pm (Shifts to be confirmed with the employer).

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 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

Where you’ll work

51-54 Wellington Crescent

New Malden

KT3 3NP

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

    • No skills required

    About this company

    We are the only NHS provider trust to serve the whole of London and the nine million people who live in, work in or visit the city. We cover an area of 620sq miles and have more than 8,000 people who work or volunteer for us – rising to 9,600 when including bank staff and students. We answer around two million 999 calls a year and our crews attend more than 3000 emergencies a day. Our 24-hour 111 integrated urgent care services in north east and south east London answer around 1.5 million calls a year.

    https://www.londonambulance.nhs.uk/about-us/ (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 

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    SKILLNET LIMITED

    Sommer Reynolds

    Sommer.reynolds@skillnet.org.uk

    +441923216165

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000257942.

    Apply now

    Closes in 7 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

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