Apprentice Service & Maintenance Technician - Pinkstones Lexus - Stoke

PINKSTONE CARS LTD

Staffordshire, ST4 4FD

Closes on Thursday 31 October

Posted on 17 June 2024


Summary

As an Apprentice Technician, you will work alongside an experienced technician, maintaining and repairing customer’s vehicles to very high industry standards. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

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 - Friday, day shifts, times to be confirmed. May include Saturdays on a rota basis (TBC).

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Tuesday 5 November

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 Technician (Light Vehicle) Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 2 Functional skills in English & maths (if required)
  • Before the Standard is met, all apprentices must hold a certificate that meets the EU’s 2014 F-gas regulation

Please note: 

Off the job training is on a residential basis. Travel and accommodation costs are covered by the employer. The training schedule has yet to be agreed upon, details will be made available at a later date. 

Where you’ll work

Gordon Banks Drive

Trentham Lakes

Stoke On Trent

Staffordshire

ST4 4FD

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

PROVQ 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 & Maths (grade C/4 or above)

    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
    • Problem solving skills
    • Number skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Initiative
    • Non judgemental
    • Patience
    • Physical fitness

    Other requirements

    A qualified Technician has many transferable skills and this is a physically demanding role. Off the job training is on a residential basis.

    About this company

    We are a family run business with over 50 years of experience. We have new car offers for personal and business use, Approved Used cars, servicing for any make/model, MOT testing, tyres, accessories parts, all at our large dealership in Stoke on Trent.

    https://pinkstones.toyota.co.uk (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • Once qualified, there will be the opportunity for further advanced training and maybe the chance for progression within the company

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    PROVQ LIMITED

    The Recruitment Team

    recruitment@provq.com

    01743 762044

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000258584.

    Apply now

    Closes on Thursday 31 October

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