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Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Apprenticeship

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Job description

A successful service and maintenance garage that has a large number of own vehicles. A very friendly company with excellent career prospects moving forward.

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 NPG Taxi Hire, 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 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: 07/04/2020

Possible start date: 21/04/2020

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
  • Good communication skills

Qualifications required

5 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Please note if the successful applicant is found prior to the closing date the vacancy maybe withdrawn early.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)

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
How will you be travelling to and from the workplace ?

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

Employer information

N P G taxi Hire are a successful service and maintenance repair garage that has a large number of own fleet of vehicles. They have many taxi cab fleet owners whose cabs we manage, service and maintain to the highest standards. NPG offer a friendly and reliable service across the East Midlands.

Address details:

N.P.G. TAXI HIRE LTD
Unit 12
Hucknall Lane
Nottingham
NG6 8AJ

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Reference number VAC001626084
Working week Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm, 1 hour 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)

Wage explained

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).