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Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Apprenticeship

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Job description

H & H Autos have a fantastic opportunity for a Light Vehicle Technician Apprentice to join their busy Garage in Lambley, Nottingham.

The Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Apprenticeship is designed to train and develop apprentices in a way that enables them to deliver a high level of performance in H & H Autos automotive workshop.

The comprehensive programme provides apprentices with an exciting and challenging opportunity to achieve formal qualifications, while in full-time employment.

This is an unrivalled opportunity with excellent training at Nottingham College and superb future career prospects.

Working for H & H Auto’s, the successful candidate will service, repair and maintain vehicles in this thriving garage.

Duties will include:

  • Car repairs
  • Working alongside the current staff to repair and service customer vehicles
  • Light van repairs - Transit Van repairs
  • Trailer repairs and servicing
  • Vehicle servicing and maintenance
  • Tyres - Radiators - Engines
  • Brakes fixing – Gearbox replacing
  • Exhausts Repairs
  • Starter motors replacing
  • Clutch Repairs
  • Spark Plug + Oil Changes
  • Carrying out diagnostics
  • Other general technical duties and general housekeeping
  • Providing excellent customer service to internal and external customers

Training will take place via day release to Nottingham College’s London Road site.

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: 09/09/2019

Possible start date: 23/09/2019

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

4 GCSE’s at grade A* to C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English. Science and ICT are desirable.

Candidate requirements

  • 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

Reality Check:

Candidates must be able to travel to the workplace according to working hours. Candidates must also be willing to travel to Nottingham College’s London Road campus to complete the block release training.

Training provided

  • Nationally recognised qualifications – IMI Apprenticeship in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair (Standard – Level 3)
  • Functional Skills Level 2 (if required)
  • Advanced Driving Qualification (subject to satisfactory probation period and the apprentice having a driving licence)

Regular review and welfare visits from our assessors who will observe all evidence opportunities that occur naturally in the workplace.

Future progression

Upon successful completion and review of the apprenticeship, you will have the opportunity to gain employment with the business.

Employer information

We are a car repair garage situated in Lambley, Nottingham. Our skilled mechanics are on hand from 8am till 5pm from Monday to Friday.

Address details:

William Michael Hardy
Jericho Farm
Green Lane
Nottingham
NG4 4QE

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Reference number VAC001560070
Working week Monday – Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Thursday finish 4:30pm
30 minutes lunch break
(40 hours per week)
Expected duration 36 months
Apprenticeship level Advanced
Related course Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)
Salary £156.00 (Weekly) Minimum wage rates