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Apprentice Caravan and Motorhome Maintenance Technician

Job description

Golden Castle Caravans are offering a fantastic opportunity for an apprentice technician to join their busy workshop learning how to maintain and repair caravans and motorhomes.

Duties would 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: 02/09/2019

Possible start date: 09/09/2019

Skills required

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

Qualifications required

4 GCSEs at A* - D/9-3 in maths/English (or equivalent) 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.

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Please note if the successful applicant is found prior to the closing date the vacancy maybe withdrawn early.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 employer's address.

Training provided

Intermediate Apprenticeship in Caravan and Motorhome Maintenance and Repair.

  • IMIAL Level 2 Diploma in Caravan & Motorhome Maintenance & Repair (QCF)
  • Approved Workshop Scheme (AWS)
  • Functional Skills Level 1 (if required)

Off the job training in college will be via seven 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

Celebrating 40 years selling caravans in Gloucestershire, we stock some of the UK’s leading caravan manufacturers including Swift, Lunar, Venus and Coachman. Our specialist experts are on hand at our 50,000 square foot site to offer you the very best advice when choosing your brand new caravan.

Address details:

Golden Castle Caravans Limited
Tewkesbury Road
Gloucester
GL2 9PX

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Reference number VAC001556133
Working week 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday
(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 £156.00 (Weekly) Minimum wage rates