Vehicle Converter Apprentice

WOODALL NICHOLSON LIMITED

Brighouse, HD6 1XF

Closes in 12 days (Friday 2 August at 11:59pm)

Posted on 10 July 2024


Summary

As an Apprentice Vehicle Converter, you will embark on an exciting journey to develop the skills and knowledge required to convert and customise vehicles to meet our clients' specific needs. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain hands-on experience while working alongside experienced professionals in a dynamic and supportive environment.

Annual wage
Competitive

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Fitted interiors installer (level 2)
Hours
Monday - Thursday 7am - 3.15pm Friday - 7am - 2pm

38 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 2 September

Duration

1 Year 6 Months

Positions available

4

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

  • You will work towards a Level 2 Fitted Interiors Installer qualification.
  • Hopwood Hall College will be the apprenticeship training provider
  • Training will be based at both Hopwood Hall College and Treka 

Where you’ll work

Archer Road

Brighouse

HD6 1XF

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

HOPWOOD HALL COLLEGE

Your training course

Fitted interiors installer (level 2)

Equal to GCSE

Course contents
  • Carry out location, product, material and dimensional checks prior to installation.
  • Inspect the fabric of the building for suitability of weight of installation.
  • Interpret information from drawings, specifications and functional designs.
  • Comply with health and safety regulations, standards, and guidance.
  • Use and store hand and power tools.
  • Select and use personal protective equipment.
  • Remove and dispose of pre-existing products.
  • Assemble and install fitted furniture components in sequence.
  • Install boxing, boarding and frameworks, adjusting to ensure best possible fit.
  • Install and dry-fit ancillary products, for example, hinges, handles, appliances, media equipment or bathroom suite fixtures.
  • Identify and report faults, snags and issues.
  • Carry out rectification work following a root cause analysis, within limits of competence.
  • Maintain a safe working area and return to a safe condition.
  • Carry out a customer handover, including providing product guidance.
  • Communicate with others verbally, for example internal and external customers, colleagues and managers.
  • Works collaboratively with clients or stakeholders to solve problems
  • Comply with environmental and sustainability regulations, standards, and guidance. Segregate resources for reuse, recycling and disposal.
  • Applies team working principles.
  • Complete documentation.
  • 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 4 / C)
    • Maths (grade 4 / C)

    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
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Number skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Initiative
    • Patience

    Other requirements

    - A keen interest in vehicle design, structure, mechanics and customisation. - Basic understanding of tools and machinery used in vehicle conversion. - Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills. - Ability to work well in a team and follow instructions. - Good communication skills. - Willingness to learn and adapt to new challenges.

    About this company

    Woodall Nicholson is a leading specialist in vehicle conversion, providing top-quality bespoke solutions for a wide range of vehicles from mini-bus, passenger vehicles, variety of police vehicles, and funeral care vehicles. Our commitment to excellence and innovation has established us as a trusted name in the industry. We are now seeking enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to join our team as Apprentice Vehicle Converters.

    https://www.woodall-nicholson.co.uk/ (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    - Opportunity to specialise in additional areas such as Auto Electrics and Fibre Glass. 

    - Potential for a full-time position upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    HOPWOOD HALL COLLEGE

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000263832.

    Apply now

    Closes in 12 days (Friday 2 August at 11:59pm)

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