Automotive Light Vehicle Apprenticeship

TYRESPOT LTD

CHESTER LE STREET, DH3 2AF

Closes in 22 days (Saturday 10 August at 11:59pm)

Posted on 9 July 2024


Summary

Exciting apprenticeship vacancy for a Level 3 Light vehicle repair and maintenance position. The technician will work on all the systems found within the vehicle. The day-to-day work ranges from replacing simple parts through to solving complex faults with the use of diagnostic methods and equipment.

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 8.30am - 5.00pm

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Sunday 1 September

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

On completion of the apprenticeship you will gain a Level 3 Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle) standard which includes:

  • Certificate that meets the EU’s 2014 F-gas regulation
  • Functional Skills in English and maths if required

You will attend college one day a week and learning includes a focus on new technologies e.g., electric and hybrid vehicles principles.

MOT Tester training and advanced diagnostic skills.

Where you’ll work

DRUM ROAD

CHESTER LE STREET

DH3 2AF

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

CHAMELEON VOCATIONAL TRAINING 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:

    • Maths and English (grade C/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

    • Communication skills
    • IT skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Number skills
    • Team working
    • Initiative

    About this company

    Local independent garage

    http://www.tyrespot.co.uk (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • Once qualified options can include full time employment

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    CHAMELEON VOCATIONAL TRAINING LIMITED

    David Quinn at Chameleon Vocational Training Limited

    dave.quinn@cvt-uk.com

    0191 3406060

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000263468.

    Apply now

    Closes in 22 days (Saturday 10 August at 11:59pm)

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