Motor Vehicle Technician Apprentice - Croydon IN MOTO LIMITED

In Moto are looking for a Motorcycle Technician apprentice to join their busy dealership in Surrey.

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Closing date: 19 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

    Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 5.00pm with a 30 min lunch. 28 days inclusive of bank holidays.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    39 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Jul 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000262705

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties will include:

  • Working alongside qualified Technicians with the investigation, repair and service of bikes
  • Producing estimates
  • Carrying out diagnostics
  • Warranty work
  • Other general technical duties and general housekeeping
  • Providing excellent customer service to internal and external customers

The training you will be getting

  • Candidates will work towards achieving the Motorcycle Technician Apprentice Standard at level 3.
  • They will also be required to study towards achieving level 2 maths and English functional skills if they do not already hold equivalent qualifications.
  • https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/motorcycle-technician-repair-and-maintenance-v1-1

The programme lasts for 36 months. The training incorporates underpinning knowledge in partnership and managed by EMTEC Colleges. Throughout the duration of the programme the candidates will be expected to travel to EMTEC’s training centre in Nottingham for 20 separate weeks to carry out skills training.

Regular visits to the dealership from EMTEC Vocational Learning Advisors will take place, who will observe all evidence opportunities that occur naturally in the workplace.

Assessment Includes: On-going assessment of soft skills and behaviours, a behaviour assessment, Knowledge and understanding tests at the end of Gateway 1 and 2, Skills tests at the end of Gateway 1 and 2.

This is followed by the synoptic assessment, of which there are four components: Log book (final year review to assess apprentice’s progress), Behaviour Assessment, Knowledge Test (an in-depth, online test exploring knowledge/ understanding of the apprentice) and Skills Test (two-day practical examination of the skills of the apprentice).

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possible permanent position on the completion of the apprenticeship.
  • Further opportunities to develop career to become a fully qualified master technician and MOT tester.
  • On completion of the apprenticeship the average salary of a light vehicle technician is anywhere between 24k-27k. While most experienced technicians may earn up to £33k per year.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths And English (Grade 9-4) Essential

Things to consider

The candidate must be available to start as soon as possible and be able to travel to the workplace according to the working hours. The candidate must be able to attend the block release training weeks in Nottingham. The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £6.40 per hour. This applies to 16-18year old apprentices and those aged over 18 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training. * Please note that anyone under the age of 18 will only work a maximum of 40 hours per week. Any role which exceeds these hours on advert will be amended accordingly to fall in line with the legislation * Please note that if the successful applicant is found prior to the closing date the vacancy maybe withdrawn early

About the employer

Founded in 1999 by husband and wife team Adriana and Gaudenzio Ingignoli, the In Moto Group has grown to become one of the South of England’s premier motorcycle dealerships. Having grown from a single showroom specialising in Italian classic motorcycles, sourced and imported personally by Gaudenzio from Italy, In Moto now offer three, large, modern showrooms supplying the best motorcycles and scooters that Europe has to offer. Adriana and Gaudenzio attribute their success to a unique combination of the welcoming atmosphere found in a family business, and the highest levels of customer service and professionalism you would expect from a company offering THE premier motorcycle brands.

Employer

IN MOTO LIMITED

Address

FARADAY HOUSE

GLADSTONE ROAD

CROYDON

CR0 2BQ

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Training

Training provider

NOTTINGHAM 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

Apprenticeship standard

Motorcycle technician (repair and maintenance)

Level 3 (A level)

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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