Do you want a dynamic career in the automotive industry? Platinum Motors have a fantastic opportunity for a Light Vehicle Technician Apprentice to join their busy SsangYong workshop in Frome.
The Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Apprenticeship Programme is designed to train and develop apprentices in a way that enables them to keep pace with advancing technology and high levels of customer service.
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 Emtec Colleges and superb future career prospects.
Duties will include:
- Working alongside qualified technicians to conduct investigations, repairs and servicing of vehicles
- Producing estimates
- Carrying out diagnostics
- Warranty work
- Assisting with MOT’s
- Other general technical duties and general housekeeping
- Providing excellent customer service to internal and external customers
Training will take place via eight separate weeks of block release per year to Emtec College in 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: 28/10/2019
Possible start date: 04/11/2019
- 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
4 GCSE’s at grade A* to C/9 to 4 (or equivalent) in maths and English. Science and ICT are desirable.
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Please note if the successful applicant is found prior to the closing date the vacancy maybe withdrawn early.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.
Candidates must be able to travel to the workplace according to working hours. Candidates must also be willing to travel to Emtec in Ruddington, Nottingham to complete the block release training.
- Nationally recognised qualifications – IMI Apprenticeship in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair (Standard – Level 3)
- Functional Skills Level 2 (if required)
- SsangYong product specific training
Regular review and welfare visits from our assessors who will observe all evidence opportunities that occur naturally in the workplace.
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.
What Experience, Skills or Qualifications do you have that are relevant to this role?
Why do you want to work for Platinum Motor Group SsangYong?
At Platinum Motor Group we offer you an astonishing range of new and used cars and light commercials, plus genuine parts & accessories and services from the Vauxhall, Renault, Toyota, Nissan, Skoda, Hyundai, SsangYong and Dacia brands. Whether you’re looking for a new or used car, special offers or would like to arrange a service or MOT test, we’re confident that you’ll find what you need at Platinum from our dealership in Frome.
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8.00am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday, half hour lunch.
(40 hours per week)
|Expected duration||36 months|
|Related course||Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)|
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).