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Apprentice Light Vehicle Technician WESTERLEIGH CAR CENTRE LTD

Are you wanting to start your career in the automotive industry? S&B are recruiting on behalf of Westerleigh Car Centre Ltd who are looking to recruit a Light Vehicle Apprentice. This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic individual. The successful candidate can expect a high-quality training package with excellent career prospects.

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Closing date: 25 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    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

    Two working shift patterns: Monday - Friday, - 8am till 4:30pm. Mon - Saturday, 8am – 4:30pm, off Wednesday, and half day Saturday.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    26 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    30 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000091925

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an Apprentice you will work alongside a team of experienced Technicians, where you will learn to maintain and repair customers vehicles to a very high standard. On this apprenticeship you will earn while you learn gaining a nationally recognised qualification and a future career. With this apprenticeship the opportunities are endless.

The duties of a Light Vehicle Technician may include:

  • 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

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Training is delivered in the workplace and via seven weekly college blocks per year at S&B Automotive Academy, you will be assigned a mentor who will offer support, advice, and guidance by monitoring progress using e-logbook which you will have access to 24/7 365 days a week

As a result, you will receive the following qualification:

  • Level 3 Light Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths & English (if not already exempt)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This apprenticeship is the grounding for your future development and there are lots of opportunities to develop your career within our company.
As a company we are committed to providing development and training opportunities to employees.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired

Things to consider

The competition for apprenticeship placements is strong so please ensure your application is tailored to the type of apprenticeship you are applying for, pay attention to presentation, spelling and grammar and include any relevant experience, hobbies/interests or qualifications Applicants should consider the distance required to travel to the employer.

About the employer

Westerleigh Car Centre began life in 1989. Growing the business to one of Bristol’s premier garages offering high quality services and vehicle sales, to the public, and fleet markets. The company had fifteen progressive years increasing turnover year on year, the company then moved to Downend, in 2004 to a more prominent site improving our position in the service, repair, and sales of motor vehicles.

Employer

WESTERLEIGH CAR CENTRE LTD

Address

84 DOWNEND ROAD

DOWNEND

BRISTOL

BS16 5UE

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Training

Training provider

S & B AUTOMOTIVE ACADEMY LIMITED

Contact

David Watts

DWatts@sandbaa.com

07852344136

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)


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