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Appren­tice Light Vehi­cle Tech­ni­cian Apprenticeship

Job description

We offer MOT, servicing and a range of light repairs to vehicle owners the local areas. All mechanic services are performed by highly qualified mechanics with the ability to locate and repair faults on light vehicles. We are an independent garage located in Wollaton, Nottingham with an aim to provide customer satisfaction at an affordable price.

  • Working alongside qualified Technicians with the investigation, repair and service of vehicles
  • Producing estimates
  • Carrying out diagnostics
  • Warranty work
  • Assisting with MOT's on vehicles
    Other general technical duties and general housekeeping
  • Providing excellent customer service to internal and external customers

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: 28/10/2022

Possible start date: 01/11/2022

Skills required

  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Logical
  • Team working
  • Team working
  • Initiative

Qualifications required

  • GCSE or equivalent English 3/D or above (Essential)
  • GCSE or equivalent Maths 3/D or above (Essential)

Training provided

Candidates will work towards achieving the Light Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship Standard at level 3. They will also be required to study towards achieving level 2 maths and English functional skills if they do not already hold equivalent qualifications. The programme lasts for 39 months. The training incorporates underpinning knowledge in partnership and managed by EMTEC Colleges
Throughout the duration of the programme the candidates will be expected to travel to EMTEC's training centre in Nottingham for 24 separate weeks to carry out skills training. Regular visits to the dealership from EMTEC Vocational Learning Advisors will take place, who will observe all evidence opportunities that occur naturally in the workplace
Candidates will be expected to engage in self-directed learning outside of normal working hours, which will be monitored and tracked through an online e-portal. The apprentice, employer and provider are required to maintain a log book that captures progress over the programme
Assessment Includes:

On-going assessment of soft skills and behaviours, a behaviour assessment, Knowledge and understanding tests at the end of Gateway 1 and 2, Skills tests at the end of Gateway 1 and 2
This is followed by the synoptic assessment, of which there are four components:

Log book (final year review to assess apprentices progress)
Behaviour Assessment
Knowledge Test (an in-depth, online test exploring knowledge/understanding of the apprentice) and Skills Test (two-day practical examination of the skills of the apprentice)


Each apprentice will achieve the following:

Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) (ST0033/AP03) Standard Level 3 Award in Automotive Refrigerant Handling (EC842-2006)
QCF Level 3 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle System Repair and Replacement

Future progression

Possible permanent position on the completion of the apprenticeship.

Employer information

A local independent garage located in Wollaton, Nottingham serving the surrounding areas.

Address details:

Middleton Service Station
178 W0LLAT0N RD
NOTTINGHAM
NG8 1HJ

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Reference number VAC1000074979
Working week Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5pm
21 days + bank holidays
Total hours per week: 40
Expected duration 39 Months
Apprenticeship level Advanced
Related course Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)
Salary £10,004.80 (Annually)

Wage explained

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