Light Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship

  • Company Name: ABC Travel
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Sector: Automotive
  • Application Deadline Date: 26/04/2024
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Location: Reading, RG6 1PT
  • Salary: Apprenticeship Minimum Wage
  • Ref: VAC-15195
  • Start Date: 29/04/2024
  • Working Week: Monday to Friday 8:30 am-5:30 pm

Brief Description

This apprenticeship is the Level 3 Light Vehicle Technician standard programme with ABC Travel The right candidate will work alongside qualified Technicians to receive extensive training in servicing Light vehicles.

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

Qualifications Required

No previous automotive qualifications are required
Minimum entry requirements are a GCSE grade 4/C or equivalent Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths.

Personal Qualities

• Punctuality and good timekeeping
• Workplace maturity and professionalism
• Proactive attitude
• Can work to a high standard.

Skills Required

Commitment and enthusiasm are a must and a passion for motor vehicles and physical work would be an advantage.

Future Prospects

As an apprentice, you will be a full-time employee from the very beginning, and while training you’ll be earning your place as an integral part of the team.
Once you have achieved your qualification, you will have further opportunities to progress to Maintenance Technician, Master Technician, or managerial roles like Shift Supervisor or Workshop Controller.

Other Information

Closing Dates: Please submit your application along with your CV as soon as possible to avoid disappointment; we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

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