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Hyundai Technician Apprenticeship

Job description

The Hyundai Advanced Apprenticeship Programme is designed to train and develop you in a way that enables you to learn the core elements of your job role using advancing technology as well as fostering an exceptional level of customer service. You will work towards a Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (light vehicle) apprenticeship.

Are you passionate about a long-term career within the automotive industry? Do you strive to deliver excellent customer service? If the answer is "yes" then the Hyundai Apprenticeship Programme could be the career route for you.

Endeavour Hyundai Watford are currently seeking a Light Vehicle Technician Apprentice to join their team. This is an exciting role with first-class training and outstanding long-term career prospects.

The comprehensive programme provides you with an exciting and challenging opportunity to achieve formal qualifications through extensive product training as well as building up confidence and gaining valuable work experience whilst undertaking the role.

Duties will include:

  • 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: 04/07/2021

Possible start date: 18/07/2021

Skills required

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good practical skills

Qualifications required

GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English. Science and ICT (or equivalent) are desirable.

Training provided

Candidates will work towards achieving the Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (light vehicle) 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 36 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 logbook 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 apprentice’s 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).

Future progression

Possible permanent position upon the completion of the apprenticeship.

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
Have you got any experience within the automotive industry?

Second question
Have you looked at your journey to and from the position? Can you drive?

Employer information

Endeavour Automotive Ltd was formed in 2012 by John Caney. The group aims to offer an outstanding customer experience from its Volvo, Hyundai, LEVC and Lotus retailers located throughout London, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, and Essex.

Address details:

Hyundai Watford
242 Lower High St
Watford
WD17 2JR

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Reference number VAC001719617
Working week Monday - Friday, 08:00 - 17:00, with a 1-hour lunch break.

(40 hours per week)

Expected duration 36 months
Apprenticeship level Advanced
Related course Hyundai Apprenticeship Programme
Salary £156.00 (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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