Do you want a dynamic career in the automotive industry? Charters SsangYong have a fantastic opportunity for a Light Vehicle Technician Apprentice to join their busy SsangYong workshop in Tilehurst near Reading.
The SsangYong 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 College 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: 30/09/2019
Possible start date: 02/10/2019
- Excellent communication skills
- 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
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.
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Please note if the successful applicant is found prior to the closing date the vacancy maybe withdrawn early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.
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.
People come from far and wide to discover the Charters difference in customer service. We not only provide high customer satisfaction at excellent value, we also offer a unique free collection and delivery service from Charters Ssangyong Reading
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8am to 5pm Monday to Friday one hour break
(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).