Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship
• Servicing vehicles – carrying out checks and maintenance according to the manufacturers’ guidelines
• Repairing and replacing faulty parts and components
• Advising the Service Receptionists about required repairs
• Producing time estimates
• Maintaining repair and service records
All learners will be required to work the minimum apprenticeship duration of 30 hours per week. At least 20% of your working hours will be allocated to 'off-the-job training'. We'll support you to understand the working hours during the recruitment process.
From the adventurous spirit of Land Rover, it’s not just our vehicles that go through extensive tests and challenges to help them reach their full potential.
Our Apprenticeship Programme is an excellent way of ensuring we have high-quality people working within our Retailer Network. We're looking for ambitious candidates ready to take ownership of their development, work hard to achieve their potential and grow.
The Programme lasts for at least 36 months and you'll achieve a nationally recognised qualification; Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) at Level 3.
All of our Apprentices are employed through the Retailer Network and attend week-long block training at one of our state-of-the-art Academies. Block training is complemented by a combination of regular coaching visits from one of our experienced Coaches as well as Virtual Classroom sessions and E-Learning modules.
SKILLS & PERSONAL QUALITIES
All of our opportunities receive an excellent response, and so we're looking for you to demonstrate why you stand out from the crowd. We're not looking for the finished article; rather we want to identify those people that are ambitious and demonstrate a willingness to learn, who are excited by the prospect of working with our fantastic, technologically advanced vehicles and really engage in the recruitment process.
WILLINGNESS TO LEARN
Here, we’ll look for you to demonstrate an enthusiasm for learning by seeking out opportunities to increase understanding, taking on board feedback and applying new skills.
TEAM WORKING/ WORKING WITH OTHERS
We’ll look for your willingness to help others and will want to see you making an effort to get on with people, with an awareness of your own impact on colleagues and customers. It is also important for us to know you will be able to really contribute to activities, communicate effectively and be respectful to the views of others.
MOTIVATION FOR ROLE / ENGINEERING INTEREST
We want you to show an interest in how things work and enjoyment of practical hands-on activities. It is also important for you to be able to demonstrate an understanding of what is involved in an apprenticeship, and the responsibility that will be yours.
This is where we’ll need you to demonstrate an ability to work with customers, follow instructions or rules, along with good attention to detail, and looking for ways to improve things.
PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY AND RESILIENCE
Here, we’ll look at your ability to take accountability and responsibility for your work, think about customers and commercial impact, maintain a positive approach when faced with problems and being persistent in your approach to getting things done.
An ability to think things through logically before acting; asking for help when needed is important. We’ll also want you to be able to follow instructions and clearly explain things.
Prior Attainment: Four GCSE grades A-C (new grades 9 – 4) or equivalent in English, Maths and two other subjects.
'Equivalent' grades include:
BTEC first diplomas and certificates
Key Skills Level 2
Essential Skills (Wales)
Functional Skills Level 2
Core Skills (Scotland)
Great opportunity for a career from a family-owned business that began in 1884.
The Apprenticeship Programme application process is designed to be as straight forward, accessible and supportive as possible. We want to ensure that you have the best opportunity to impress. Our main aim is to identify the best talent for our growing business.
Remember, we’re here to help. If you have a question, don’t be afraid to get in touch. We’d love to hear from you.
We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of gender or ethnic group and appointment will be based on merit alone. Being committed to equal opportunities, if you have a disability please state this during the application process. Measures will be put in place to support you through your application and apprenticeship journey.
Job Types: Full-time, Apprenticeship
Apply now or to find out more email our Service Manager: Daveroberts@shukers.com