Job Title : Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Apprenticeship
Employer : T.J Atkinson (Ingatestone) Ltd
Location : Ingatestone, Essex, CM4 9QL
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Automotive
Vacancy Reference : VAC-05049
Brief Description : Atkinsons Garage are a family business who have over 40 years of experience specializing in the repair and maintenance of light vehicles.Remit are recruiting on their behalf as they are looking for a enthusiastic Light Vehicle Apprentice to join their team
Qualifications Required : You should already have, or be predicted to gain, good GCSE grades (or equivalent) in both English & maths but this is not essential.
Vacancy Detail : As an Apprentice you will work alongside a team of experienced Technicians, where you will learn to maintain and repair customer’s vehicles to a very high standard.
The role of a Light Vehicle Technician falls into three main responsibilities:
Servicing – working to guidelines to ensure a vehicle is 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
The techniques and daily responsibilities you will learn will include:
Using diagnostic, mechanical and electrical measuring equipment to investigate vehicle faults and identify their underlying causes
Inspecting and preparing customers vehicles ready for mechanical work
Removing, repairing or replacing components to the correct specification.
Contributing to a safe working environment, by working within Health and Safety processes
Admin and customer service duties that include updating job cards and providing quotations and estimations
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00
Salary : £186.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 13/08/2020
Possible Start Date : 06/08/2020
Personal Qualities : We want to identify those people that are ambitious and demonstrate a willingness to learn, who are excited by the prospect of working in the automotive industry and want to become experts in their technical field.
Key personal skills to demonstrate include:
A willingness to learn
Personal responsibility and resilience
Skills Required : To be thorough and pay attention to detail
The ability to use your initiative
Analytical thinking skills
Persistence and determination
The ability to work well with others
To be able to carry out basic tasks on a computer or hand-held device
Future Prospects : At the successful completion of training the intention is for the apprentice to be offered full-time employment as a skilled Light Vehicle Maintenance Technician.
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 : Vehicles are highly complex, and whilst no formal qualifications are required, you must be literate and numerate, with a desire to learn. You must possess a genuine interest in motor vehicle technology and have practical ability to become a first-rate technician.
This is a physically demanding role so the candidate will need to be physically able to carry out demands of the role. You will also be active for most of the time.
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