Service Technician Apprenticeship - Paul Rigby Stourbridge

PAUL RIGBY LTD

Stourbridge, DY9 7HH

Closes in 24 days (Monday 12 August)

Posted on 18 June 2024


Summary

The apprentice will gain hands-on experience, technical expertise, and a deep understanding of Volvo products and services. This is ideal for individuals passionate about mechanics, problem-solving, and providing exceptional customer service.

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 - Thursday 8.00 am - 5.00 pm and Friday from 8.40 am - 4.30 pm. Initially a 40 hour week to progress to 42 when over 18 years of age.

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Tuesday 27 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

All of our Apprentices are employed through the Dealer Network and attend week-long block training at our state-of-the-art Training Centre in Daventry.

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician - light vehicle
Level 3 (A level).

Block training is complemented by a combination of regular coaching visits from one of our experienced Coaches as well as Virtual Classroom sessions and E-Learning modules. Throughout your apprenticeship journey, we are committed to nurturing your growth and development, guiding you toward attaining a widely recognised qualification in the motor industry. This qualification serves as a cornerstone for building your career, offering abundant opportunities within our expanding Dealer Network. Upon successful completion of the program, you'll be well-equipped to advance and transition into new roles.

Qualification: 

You'll achieve a nationally recognised qualification: Level 2 Autocare (lasting 24 months + 12 weeks for EPA). Upon completing this, the apprentice will progress to the Level 3 Service Technician (lasting 13 months + 12 weeks for EPA).

Where you’ll work

Grange Lane

Stourbridge

DY9 7HH

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

CALEX UK LTD

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 (Grade C/4) essential)
    • Maths (grade (Grade C/4) essential)

    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
    • Analytical skills
    • Team working

    About this company

    Paul Rigby Group - Serious About Automotive, Passionate About Customers. Paul Rigby Group is one of the few independent family run retailers in the UK. We pride ourselves on our aftersales services, our Volvo service operation is the largest in the country.

    https://www.paulrigbygroup.co.uk/ (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    There are lots of opportunities within our expanding dealer network to progress and move into new roles once you’ve successfully completed the programme.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    CALEX UK LTD

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000258782.

    Apply now

    Closes in 24 days (Monday 12 August)

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