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Caravan and Motorhome Maintenance and Repair Apprentice

Job description

Yorkshire Coast Caravans are looking for a Caravan and Motorhome Maintenance and Repair Apprentice to join their busy team. Learning and developing your skills through on-the-job training, alongside block release training, you will further your learning journey with focused development alongside industry experts.

As the leading touring caravan retailer on the Yorkshire Coast, Yorkshire Coast Caravans are looking to recruit a motivated and responsible individual to enhance our busy service and repair department. The business includes caravan sales, motorhome hire, accessory shop and a thriving service department.

As main Bailey, Coachman and Swift dealership we are looking for positive people with a 'can do attitude'. Full training and support will be provided through a combination of 'on the job' and external courses to develop skills and knowledge.

No previous caravan experience is necessary, more importantly the willingness to learn and develop new skills. This role would also suit an individual with good DIY skills looking to retrain or change career.

The role is varied and duties include:

  • Caravan servicing
  • Fitting accessories such as motor movers
  • Adjusting furniture
  • Internal bodywork repairs and work the gas/electrics

Specific responsibilities:

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

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: 29/12/2021

Possible start date: 31/12/2021

Skills required

  • Mechanical/practical mind
  • Outgoing and confident
  • Professional attitude to work
  • Eager to learn and develop
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Good communicator
  • Good customer service skills

Qualifications required

GCSE English and maths Grade 9-3/A*-C or equivalent.

Training provided

Intermediate Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle) Standard. IMI Level 2 Diploma in Caravan and Motorhome Maintenance and Repair and level 2 customer service. 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

Yorkshire Coast Caravans will support your journey to become a fully qualified Caravan and Maintenance Technician. We are also very keen to promote from within and actively support those who want to grow and develop with the business.

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
Why do you want to become a Caravan and Motorhome Technician?

Second question
How will you be travelling to and from the workplace?

Employer information

Yorkshire Coast Caravans has a state of the art 8 bay service centre fully approved under the National Caravan Council Approved Workshop scheme. With their fully trained City & Guilds accredited Service Technicians, they are equipped to deal with all major and minor repairs and caravan and motorhome servicing.

Address details:

Sbs Leisure Homes Limited
Lancaster Road
Carnaby Industrial Estate
YO15 3QY

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Reference number VAC001789206
Working week Monday - Friday. Between the hours of 8 am - 6 pm.

(40 hours per week)

Expected duration 12 months
Apprenticeship level Intermediate
Related course Caravan and Motorhome - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)
Salary £320.00 (Weekly)

Wage explained

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

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