Apprentice Vehicle Technician GREEN OVAL GARAGE (WETHERBY) LTD

This is a very good opportunity for a enthusiastic technician to work with a very prestige vehicle brand with dealer level diagnostic capabilities. With an independent JLR specialist, we carry out a range of jobs from major engine work to routine servicing.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Our opening hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    27 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    24 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000260160

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As an apprentice vehicle technician the jobs you will undertake are

  • Assisting with replacing major components, etc. engines
  • Routine servicing and maintenance
  • Carry out vehicle health checks
  • General workshop cleaning

It will also included the washing of cars, the renewal of braking and suspension components. Assisting with carrying out in depth diagnostic using JLR dealer level software and carrying out wiring checks. Reading and understanding wiring diagrams.

As an independent JLR specialist we carry out a range of work including fitting accessories to brand new vehicle, service and maintenance to the entire JLR range, overall maintenance & in depth engine work.

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic apprentice to learn and work on a very prestige vehicle manufacture.

The training you will be getting

Autocare Technician Apprenticeship Level 2

What will I study?

This apprenticeship will give you the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to work as an Autocare Technician and will include the following:

  • Health and safety to contribute to maintaining a healthy and safe workplace to include Tyre legislation and technical information including EU Tyre labelling, Tyre Pressure Monitoring systems etc
  • Understand and can carry out vehicle safety inspections and routine maintenance in line with manufactures specifications or approved schedules, company procedures and complete approved documentation
  • Understand how to carry out the replacement of components on a specific range of vehicle systems including Steering & Suspension, Braking systems, Battery & Charging systems, exhaust systems and Air-Conditioning systems
  • Use a wide range of specialist tools & equipment, mechanical & electrical measuring tools and diagnostic equipment to support fault identification and repair
  • Understand the importance of dealing with and resolving low-level customer complaint and how to communicate effectively with colleagues and customers on a range of topics
  • Demonstrate and use specific company IT systems within the workplace, including Point-of-sale systems and hand-held devices
  • Use a wide range of specialist tools & equipment, mechanical & electrical measuring tools and diagnostic equipment to support fault identification and repair
  • You will also produce a portfolio of evidence demonstrating examples of your work throughout the apprenticeship which will form part of the professional discussion during the End-Point assessment

Method of delivery:

  • Apprentices attend College on day release for the duration of the two years and train/work with the employer for the remainder of the week.
  • At College they will attain the knowledge required to complete the apprenticeship and the work-based assessor will visit the workplace to carry out reviews and practical observations in conjunction with the employer training.

How will I be assessed?

  • If required, Functional Skills in maths and English are assessed through on-line tests.

The End-Point Assessment (EPA) will comprise of:

  • 2 Part Knowledge Assessment comprising of: Part A – 60 minutes containing 50 multiple choice questions Part B – 45 minutes containing 20 alternate format questions
  • Full-day practical observation - includes a range of 5 practical observation tasks
  • 60-minute professional discussion based on your portfolio of evidence

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Potential for full time employment on successful completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent 2 other subjects (Grade 3 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 3 or above) Essential

Things to consider

After you submit your application, look out for an email from apprenticeships@yorkcollege.ac.uk Check your spam folder, too. You must reply, otherwise your application will be rejected.

About the employer

ndependent specialists in Jaguar Land Rover with over 100 years combined experience. We offer a level of service that exceeds the franchise dealers whilst keeping prices considerably less. All variety of jobs undertaken, from MOTs (in our on site MOT testing station) and servicing to diagnostic and technical repairs. Using the latest JLR licensed diagnostic software and genuine parts, all vehicles are serviced by ourselves without affecting the manufacturer's warranty. We have been verified by JLR to complete online service histories.

Employer

GREEN OVAL GARAGE (WETHERBY) LTD

Address

UNIT 30 THORPE ARCH ESTATE

WETHERBY

LEEDS

LS23 7FR

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Training

Training provider

YORK COLLEGE

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

Contact

Apprenticeships

apprenticeships@yorkcollege.ac.uk

01904 770368

Apprenticeship standard

Autocare technician

Level 2 (GCSE)

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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