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SsangYong Light Vehicle Technician Level 3 Apprentice

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Job description

Do you want a dynamic career in the automotive industry? Lowdhams Motors have a fantastic opportunity for a Light Vehicle Technician Apprentice to join their busy SsangYong workshop in Lowdham, Nottinghamshire.

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: 26/08/2019

Possible start date: 02/09/2019

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 to 4 (or equivalent) in maths and English. Science and ICT are desirable.

Candidate requirements

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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  • 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 Emtec in Ruddington, Nottingham 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)
  • SsangYong product specific training

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

Lowdhams Motors are proud to introduce SsangYong cars, the oldest Korean vehicle brand that has been making award winning 4x4 tow cars since 1954. The six model range of 4x4s and SUVs are all backed by a 5-year limitless mileage warranty for ultimate peace of mind and are also manufactured with our customer base in mind; boasting the ability to easily tow anything from a caravan to a horse box.

Address details:

Lowdham Leisure World
Lowdham Road
Nottingham
NG14 7ES

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Reference number VAC001553364
Working week 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday
30 minutes 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) Minimum wage rates