Job Title : Light Vehicle Maintenance Technician
Employer : Horsepower Motor Centre Ltd
Location : Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1RA
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Automotive
Vacancy Reference : VAC-05396
Brief Description : Remit are recruiting on behalf of Horsepower Motor Centre Ltd who have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join their team as a Light Vehicle technician.
Qualifications Required : No previous automotive qualifications are required and a full assessment will take place to ensure you have the skills to complete the course, and we will support and help develop your English, Maths 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 : 40 hours 9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday
Salary : £215.25 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 22/01/2021
Possible Start Date : 01/02/2021
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 : 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
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