Job Title : Light Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship Level 2
Employer : Woodley Auto Factors Ltd
Location : Reading, Berkshire, RG5 4SW
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Automotive
Vacancy Reference : VAC-02805
Brief Description : Our client is looking for a hard-working and determined candidate to join them as a Light Vehicle apprentice. This is a fantastic opportunity for enthusiastic people to kick start their career within the automotive industry.
Qualifications Required : Ideally GCSE’s 9 – 3 (A-D) or equivalent in Maths, English and ICT
Vacancy Detail : .You will receive first class training in all the latest servicing and diagnostic techniques to enable you to better help your customers whether they need a standard service, MOT or wanting an engine rebuild.
Day to day tasks will vary but include:
• Servicing – carrying out checks
• MOT’s – identifying parts with wear and tear
• Vehicle Maintenance – replacing / repairing engine parts
• Diagnostics – using the latest diagnostic equipment
• Maintaining repair and service records
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00
Salary : £156.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 26/04/2019
Possible Start Date : 29/04/2019
Personal Qualities : You will need to have a high level of attention to detail and working to a high standard to ensure the customer’s car is in safe hands and has been restored to its previous pristine condition.
Skills Required : Must be computer literate as you will be using the companies own in-house computer system, which you will be given full training in.
Future Prospects : The successful candidate will have the skills and experience to further their employability prospects within this sector.
Training to be Provided : This is a Light Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship, delivered by our training partner, Remit Group. Training is delivered in the workplace and on block release at the Remit Academy in Derby. This means you will be required to stay in a hotel for 4 separate weeks (Mon – Fri) over the duration of the programme. All associated costs for training are met by the employer and there will be no cost to you. You will also be assigned a dedicated Development Coach who will visit you every 4-6 weeks at the workplace, giving 1-2-1 information, advice and guidance.
As a result, you will receive the following qualification:
· Apprenticeship standard Light vehicle service and maintenance technician
· Functional Skills in English & Maths (if required)
· F Gas air conditioning qualification
Other Information : Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.70 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18-year-old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.
Things to consider : Most Light Vehicle technicians work 40 hours a week, from Monday to Friday with the occasional Saturday. Some tasks may be physically demanding although you will use lifting equipment to move heavy parts
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