Job Title : Apprentice Light Vehicle Technician
Employer : Pheonix Vehicle Management Limited T/A The Auto Workshop
Location : Birmingham, West Midlands, B7 4RA
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Automotive
Vacancy Reference : VAC-03700
Brief Description : Remit are recruiting on behalf of The Auto Workshop in Birmingham who are looking for a Light Vehicle Technician apprentice to join the team.
Qualifications Required : No previous automotive qualifications are required, but some experience would be an advantage.
Ideally GCSE’s 9 to 3 (A-D) or equivalent in Maths and English.
Vacancy Detail : You will receive first class training from our Senior Technicians, 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 : 40 Hours per week Mon-Fri 08.00 to 17.00 1 Hour lunch
Salary : £180.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 16/08/2019
Possible Start Date : 26/08/2019
Personal Qualities : Commitment and enthusiasm are a must and a passion for motor vehicles and physical work would be an advantage.
Skills Required : The job involves numerous activities and technicians will need to be comfortable with a wide range of vehicles.
As a Light Vehicle Technician, you will often be working as part of a team, so good communication and being able to follow instructions would be good skills to have.
Future Prospects : On completion of the apprenticeship programme, you will be fully qualified as a Light Vehicle Mechanic in which you could receive an average salary between £25,000 and £35,000 a year.
Training to be Provided : This is a Light Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship, delivered by 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 15 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 : There is a large gap in the motor trade, where people a crying out for highly skilled Vehicle Technicians.
Do you have the passion and commitment to rise to the challenge and develop your career in the Automotive sector ?
Things to consider : Working as a Technician involves manual labour and requires a reasonable level of physical strength and stamina.
It is important that technicians always use personal protective equipment (PPE) and follow safety procedures
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