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Light Vehicle Technician Apprentice

Job description

Professional Vehicle Servicing Ltd is offering a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice Light Vehicle Technician to join their busy bodyshop in Nottingham. Learning how to carry out duties such as investigation, repair and service of vehicles, producing estimates and carrying out diagnostics.

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 the modern automotive vehicle 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 Professional Vehicle Servicing Ltd, the successful candidate will service, repair and maintain vehicles in this thriving garage.

Duties will include:

  • Working alongside the current staff to repair and servicing customer vehicles
  • Carrying out diagnostics
  • Assist with MOTs
  • Other general technical duties and general housekeeping
  • Providing excellent customer service to internal and external customers

Training will take place via block release at Emtec, Ruddington 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: 10/12/2021

Possible start date: 24/12/2021

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

Training provided

  • Nationally recognised qualifications - IMI Apprenticeship in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair (Standard - Level 3)
  • Functional Skills Level 2 (if required)

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.

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
Can you identify any experience or training you have completed, relevant to the chosen Apprenticeship?

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

Employer information

PVS is one of Nottingham’s largest independent vehicle service and repair centre's which is situated less than 4 miles from the city centre.

Address details:

Professional Vehicle Servicing Limited
141
Glaisdale Drive West
Nottingham
NG8 4GY

Map data is calculated from the available geolocation information.

Reference number VAC001791806
Working week Monday to Friday 8.00am till 5pm with a 1-hour lunch

(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)

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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