Light Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship

  • Company Name: PDH Cars Sussex Ltd (Hassocks)
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Sector: Automotive
  • Application Deadline Date: 19/07/2024
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Location: Hassocks, BN6 9NZ
  • Salary: Apprenticeship Minimum Wage
  • Ref: VAC-15378
  • Start Date: 28/07/2024
  • Working Week: Monday - Friday 8 - 5.30 and Saturday 8-12.30

Brief Description

This apprenticeship is the Level 3 Light Vehicle Technician standard program with PDH Cars Sussex LTD. The right candidate will work alongside qualified Technicians to receive extensive training in servicing Light vehicles.

Vacancy Detail

Remit are delighted to be recruiting on behalf of PDH Cars Sussex at their state-of-the-art dealership in Hassocks, near Brighton, PDH Cars represents four exciting car manufacturers: Fiat, Abarth, Alfa Romeo, and Jeep.

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

Minimum of GCSE (or equivalent) grades of 9* - 4 (A - C) in English and Maths

Personal Qualities

Attained or working towards – Full UK driving licence at the permissible age

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

PDH Cars invest considerably in staff development and training and you can expect to receive comprehensive training to provide opportunities for career progression.

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

Travel: Please check you are able to travel to the PDH Cars branch easily each day.

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