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Light Vehicle Technician Apprentice GEE DIESEL SERVICES LIMITED

Gee Diesel Services Ltd is offering a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice Light Vehicle Technician to join their busy bodyshop in Hucknall, Nottingham. Learning how to carry out duties such as investigation, repair and service of vehicles, producing estimates and carrying out diagnostics.

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Closing date: 23 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

    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 7:30am - 5:00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    39 months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    05 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001774421

  • Positions

    1 available

The Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Apprenticeship is designed to train and develop apprentices in a way that enables them to deliver a high level of performance in the modern automotive vehicle workshop.

The comprehensive programme provides apprentices with an exciting and challenging opportunity to achieve formal qualifications, while in full-time employment. This is an unrivalled opportunity with excellent training at Nottingham College and superb future career prospects. Working for Gee Diesel, the successful candidate will service, repair and maintain vehicles in this thriving garage.

Duties will include:

  • Working alongside the current staff to repair and servicing customer vehicles
  • Carrying out diagnostics
  • Assist with MOTs
  • Other general technical duties and general housekeeping
  • Providing excellent customer service to internal and external customers Training will take place via block release at Emtec, Ruddington Nottingham

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • A keen interest in and knowledge of the motor vehicle industry
  • Mechanically minded with meticulous attention to detail
  • The willingness to also undertake basic duties as part of training

Personal qualities

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A passion for the automotive industry
  • An enthusiasm to learn with an interest in development and progression
  • A 'can do' attitude

Some experience within an automotive workshop environment

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Driven
  • Hardworking
  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Able to use own initiative
  • A team player

Desired qualifications

4 GCSE's at grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent in maths and English. Science and ICT are desirable.

Future prospects

Upon successful completion and review of the apprenticeship, you will have the opportunity to gain employment with the business.


About the employer

Established in 1964, Gee Diesel is a family business with vast experience working with diesel engines. We specialise in offering our customers in Nottingham, the depth of our knowledge, great customer experience and professional attitude. Our expert engineers will use the very latest dealer-level equipment to diagnose problems with engines.

We will remove, test and repair any defective fuel pumps or injectors in our dedicated work shop, before refitting them into vehicles to improve the car’s performance. We offer a range of services tailored to diesel vehicles including cars, light commercial vehicles and motor homes: - Diesel fuel injection - Diesel car maintenance and repairs - Engine remapping - Supply engine parts - Diesel diagnostics.

Employer

GEE DIESEL SERVICES LIMITED

Address

Unit 5

Daniels Way

Nottingham

NG15 7LL

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Training

Training provider

NOTTINGHAM COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nottingham College

Contact

Nottingham College Apprenticeship Team

  • Nationally recognised qualifications - IMI Apprenticeship in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair (Standard - Level 3)
  • Functional Skills Level 2 (if required)

Regular review and welfare visits from our assessors who will observe all evidence opportunities that occur naturally in the workplace.

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)


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