Apprentice Vehicle Technician

HENRYS AUTOS LTD

WELLINGBOROUGH, NN8 1LU

Closes in 18 days (Monday 12 August at 11:59pm)

Posted on 17 June 2024


Summary

Focuses on the repair and maintenance of cars and light trucks. You will learn how to diagnose and repair problems with engines, transmissions, brakes, steering, and suspension systems, as well as how to perform routine maintenance tasks.

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 to Friday, 08.30 - 17.30, 1 hour for lunch.

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 19 August

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

  • Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Repair
  • 1 day release studying at Booth Lane Campus Northampton College
  • Before the Standard is met, all apprentices must hold a certificate that meets the EU’s 2014 F-gas regulation

Where you’ll work

60 MIDLAND ROAD

WELLINGBOROUGH

NN8 1LU

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

NORTHAMPTON COLLEGE

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 (grade C/4)
    • Maths (grade C/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
    • Problem solving skills
    • Team working
    • Flexible
    • Interest

    About this company

    Established in 1984, family run business with a team of 6 technicians.

    After this apprenticeship

    • Potential for a full time position once the apprenticeship is complete and progression within the company.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    NORTHAMPTON COLLEGE

    Business Centre

    business.centre@northamptoncollege.ac.uk

    01604 734323

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000258425.

    Apply now

    Closes in 18 days (Monday 12 August at 11:59pm)

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