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Apprentice Caravan and Motorhome Maintenance Technician

Job description

Robinsons Caravans (Chesterfield) are offering a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice Technician to join their busy workshop learning how to maintain and repair Caravans and Motor homes.

Duties would include:

  • Servicing the caravans
  • 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: 02/09/2019

Possible start date: 09/09/2019

Skills required

  • Good communication skills
  • Keen interest in mechanics
  • Interest in caravans/motor homes would be ideal
  • Good customer service skills
  • Mechanically minded

Qualifications required

4 GCSEs at grades A*-D/9-3 (or equivalent) in maths and English are essential including English Language, maths and ICT.

Candidate requirements

The candidate must be able to travel to the workplace according to working hours.

Candidates must be willing to travel to the EMTEC training centre in Ruddington, Nottingham to complete the block release training.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit:

Training provided

Intermediate Apprenticeship in Caravan and Motorhome Maintenance and Repair, qualifications will include:

  • IMIAL Level 2 Diploma in Caravan & Motorhome Maintenance & Repair (QCF)
  • Level 1 functional skills in maths and English (if required)

Off the job training in college will be via 7 separate block weeks of training in Nottingham throughout the course of the programme.

Future progression

Upon successful completion and review of the level 2 apprenticeship the post holder will progress to a level 3 apprenticeship

Employer information

Robinsons Caravans are a family owned and run Company who have been in the caravan industry for over 54years. We have two sites; Head office being based at Brimington, Chesterfield which is only 1.4 miles away from the Sheffield A61 bypass. The Worksop branch is only a short distance from the M1 Motorway and straight onto the A57 for approximately 7.5 miles. We are well placed for access from Sheffield and Retford.

Address details:

Robinsons Caravans Limited
Ringwood Road
S43 1DG

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Reference number VAC001556236
Working week Monday - Friday
08:30am - 17:00pm.
(40 hours per week)
Expected duration 24 months
Apprenticeship level Intermediate
Related course Vehicle Maintenance and Repair - Caravan and Motorhome - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)
Salary £168.00 (Weekly) Minimum wage rates