Light Vehicle Apprentice - Altrincham

PENDRAGON PLC

Altrincham, WA14 5LZ

Closes on Friday 30 August

Posted on 4 July 2024


Summary

You will be working alongside qualified technicians where you will be trained in all aspects of the maintenance and repair of light vehicles, from routine servicing to electrical fault diagnostics.

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 9.00am - 5.00pm (Saturdays may be included).

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Sunday 1 September

Duration

2 Years 6 Months

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

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle) level 3 qualification.

Before the Standard is met, all apprentices must hold a certificate that meets the EUs 2014 F-gas regulation.

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle) / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

  • Servicing - working to manufacturer servicing guidelines to ensure vehicle running at optimum performance
  • Maintenance - replacing parts that have wear and tear before they fail
  • Repair - diagnosing the reason for vehicle failure and fixing the problem

Where you’ll work

258 Manchester Road

Altrincham

WA14 5LZ

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

SKILLNET 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

    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English and Maths (grade 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

    • None

    About this company

    All of the businesses across the Pendragon Group are united in realising our vision to transform automotive retail through digital innovation and operational excellence. Our strategy is brought to life through three strategic priorities for growth and transformation, these are: Unlock value in franchised UK motor by accelerating digital innovation, driving operational excellence, best practice and cost control Accelerate Pinewood’s geographic expansion. Diversify into new products which can be utilised by our group before also being offered to the wider customer base Disrupt hybrid used car sales in the UK by differentiating the customer experience and scaling the number of sites

    https://www.pendragonplc.com/about-us/our-business/ (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • A full-time career within the automotive industry with many opportunities to progress to positions of authority including a Master Technician
    • The opportunities are endless
    • By having a highly regarded set of skills, apprentices can go on to develop their career within specific interests they may have

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    SKILLNET LIMITED

    Hannah Edwards

    Hannah.edwards@skillnet.org.uk

    01923 216165

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000262805.

    Apply now

    Closes on Friday 30 August

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