Job Title : Audi & VW Light Vehicle Apprentice - level 3
Employer : Joes Garage
Location : Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 3EF
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Vehicle Maintenance and Repair - Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Automotive
Vacancy Reference : VAC-04133
Brief Description : Remit are recruiting on behalf of Joe’s Garage who are an Audi & Volkswagen specialists. They have an exciting opportunity in their workshop, for an apprentice light vehicle technician.
Qualifications Required : No previous automotive qualifications are required, but ideally GCSE’s 9 to 3 (A-D) or equivalent in Maths and English.
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 : 40 hours, 8am - 5:30pm, Monday - Friday
Salary : £156.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 22/11/2019
Possible Start Date : 02/12/2019
Personal Qualities : You will need to demonstrate a strong passion for the industry and a real curiosity in finding out how things work.
Being a light vehicle 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.
Skills Required : The job involves numerous activities and technicians will need to be comfortable with a wide range of vehicles.
As a 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 : An apprenticeship is a great way to bridge the gap between the student and working world.
This apprenticeship lasts for 3 years, but the skills you will learn will last a lifetime.
Training to be Provided : An Apprenticeship is a work-based training programme, so as well as working and being trained in Joe’s workshop, you will also attend Remit’s Academy based near Pride Park in Derby, on a 5-day block release 5 times a year over the 3 year apprenticeship. You will also be assigned an Apprentice Development Coach who will visit you in the workplace, every 4-6 weeks, as part of our commitment to your development and to ensure you succeed.
• VRQ & VCQ level 3 certificates in Light Vehicle
• Functional Skills in English and Maths (if required)
N.B All accommodation, food and travel costs are met by the Employer.
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