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Aston Martin Light Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship Level 3

Job description

Are you looking for a career in the Automotive industry working for a world-renowned and exciting brand? The Aston Martin UK dealer network offers an unrivalled quality of service and expertise and is currently looking to develop its future Technicians.

Grange Aston Martin have a fantastic opportunity for a Service Technician Apprentice to join the family at their prestigious Aston Martin dealership based in Hatfield. This is an exciting role with first-class training at The Aston Martin Training Facility at Emtec, Ruddington Nottingham with outstanding long-term career prospects.

Duties will include:

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

The training will take place eight weeks per year via block release to The Aston Martin Training Facility at Emtec Colleges Nottingham.

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: 29/07/2019

Possible start date: 12/08/2019

Skills required

  • Excellent communication skills
  • A keen interest in and knowledge of the motor vehicle industry
  • Mechanically minded with meticulous attention to detail
  • The willingness to also undertake basic duties as part of training

Qualifications required

5 GCSE's at grade A* to C (9 to 4) (or equivalent) including maths, English, and ICT are essential.

Candidate requirements

The candidate must be available to start immediately and be able to travel to the workplace according to the working hours. The candidate must be able to attend the block release training weeks at Emtec Colleges 8 weeks per year.

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: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Please note that anyone over the age of 18 may be offered to work over 40 hours per week.

Please note if the successful applicant is found prior to the closing date the vacancy maybe withdrawn early.

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 training will take place eight weeks per year via block release to The Aston Martin Training Facility at Emtec College Nottingham.

The programme lasts for 36 months. The training incorporates underpinning knowledge in partnership and managed by EMTEC Colleges.

The programme will also include the core Aston Martin Technical courses:

  • Technical Induction
  • Advanced AMDS
  • Engine Management Systems
  • Vehicle Electrical Systems
  • Short Engine Rebuild
  • Sportshift Transmission

Future progression

Upon successful completion of your IMI Level 2 qualification, you will then progress following a review with your employer onto your IMI Level 3 therefore altogether the apprenticeship can take up to 3 years to complete. There is high potential of a permanent role with the organisation upon successful completion of your apprenticeship with room for progression. Your salary shall be reviewed throughout your apprenticeship.

Employer information

Grange has over 60 years of proud and authentic motoring heritage dealing with marque manufacturers to deliver motoring excellence and trust to all our visiting guests.

Address details:

Grange Motors Brentwood Limited
GRANGE MOTORS
Mosquito Way
Hatfield
AL10 9US

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Reference number VAC001553774
Working week Monday - Friday 8.30am - 17.30pm
(40 hours per week)
Expected duration 36 months
Apprenticeship level Advanced
Related course Aston Martin UK Dealer Apprenticeship Programme
Salary £156.00 (Weekly) Minimum wage rates