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Apprentice Caravan and Motorhome Maintenance Technician

A caravan in a showroom with it's door open

Job description

Cranham Leisure Sales Ltd are offering a fantastic opportunity for an apprentice technician to work with an independent, customer orientated, family-run business established since 1984. Who offer a friendly and professional service in the buying and selling of new as well as used caravans and motorhomes.

Duties will include:

  • Servicing the caravans and motorhomes
  • Internal and external repairs
  • Interior fittings
  • Accessory fittings
  • Gas and electrical testing
  • Damp testing
  • Habitation checks
  • Insurance work
  • Damp repairs

How to apply for this vacancy

You can apply for this vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service. If you require any assistance with applying for this vacancy please contact us on 0115 945 7260 or email the apprenticeship team.

Application deadline: 07/12/2020

Possible start date: 14/12/2020

Skills required

  • Practical
  • Efficient
  • Good customer service skills
  • Mechanically minded
  • Eager to learn

Qualifications required

A*-D/9-3 GCSE in maths and English (or equivalent).

Candidate requirements

Please note that anyone under the age of 18 will only work a maximum of 40 hours per week. Any role which exceeds these hours on advert will be amended accordingly to fall in line with the legislation.

Please note that if the successful applicant is found prior to the closing date the vacancy maybe withdrawn early.

This apprenticeship is work based learning therefore most of the time you will be working at the employers address. Depending on your training you will only need to attend college in Nottingham for initial assessments, enrolment and a few other rare occasions.

Training provided

Intermediate Apprenticeship in Caravan and Motorhome Maintenance and Repair.

  • Autocare Technician Level 2
  • Level 2 Diploma in Caravan and Motorhome Maintenance and repair
  • Approved Workshop Scheme (AWS)
  • Functional Skills Level 1 (if required)

Off the job, training in college will be via separate block weeks of training in Nottingham throughout the course of the programme.

Future progression

Possible permanent position on the completion of the apprenticeship.

Additional questions for candidates

During the application process you will be asked the following additional question(s) below. To prepare yourself, have a think about how you might answer them.

First question
Do you have experience within this industry?

Second question
Do you have a driving licence?

Employer information

Our Hatfield Peverel site has been established since 1995, offering a friendly and professional service in the buying and selling of new and used caravans. We have a great selection of both new and used caravans on display.

Address details:

Cranham Leisure Sales Ltd
Maldon Road
Chelmsford
CM3 2JP

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Reference number VAC001662553
Working week Monday - Friday 08:30 - 17:00

(40 hours per week)

Expected duration 30 months
Apprenticeship level Intermediate
Related course Caravan and Motorhome - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)
Salary £156.00 (Weekly)

Wage explained

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).