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APPRENTICE VEHICLE TECHNICIAN

Servicing and repair of all makes of vehicle

Closing date: 30 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
  • Working week

    8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday. Total hours per week: 40.00
  • Expected duration

    33 months
  • Possible start date

    01 Dec 2021
  • Distance

    175.3 miles
  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)
  • Reference number

    VAC001787128
  • Positions

    1 available
  • Servicing of all makes of vehicles
  • Diagnosing vehicle repairs and replacing faulty parts/components
  • Carrying out warranty repairs
  • Carrying out vehicle health checks
  • Accurately recording information to comply with warranty requirements
  • Assisting with MOT Testing

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Enthusiastic with a willingness to learn. Good listener and good communicator. Logical thinker.

Personal qualities

Punctual, reliable with a team ethic. Interest in the motor trade and vehicle repair.

Desired qualifications

Candidates should have 4 GCSE’s at grade 3 or above, ideally including Maths and English. Any candidate without Maths and English grade 4 will be required to attend Functional Skills classes. The employer has requested grades 4 - 9 / A to C in Maths and English


Future prospects

Opportunities for work once completing the qualification

Things to consider

Initially you will be contacted by York College to confirm your commitment and suitability for the role. If we are unable to contact you, you will not be considered for the position.

Please note that from 1st April 2021 the National Minimum wage is £4.30 per hour for an apprentice. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National minimum wage appropriate for their age applies. The minimum wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job and time spent training.

About the employer

Car Dealership Inc Service & Repair

Employer

MINSTERGATE LIMITED

Address

Great North Way

York

YO26 6RB

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Training

Training provider

YORK COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by York College

Contact

Business Partnerships 01904770368 businesspartnerships@yorkcollege.ac.uk

What will I study?

Apprentices would typically be based at a garage location; however this can vary from garage to garage depending on the business. As an apprentice you will develop an understanding of health and safety within the workplace. You will learn to work to strict deadlines and work closely with others within a team. As you develop your repair knowledge you will increase your skills and performance and become a valuable team member.

An Autocare Technician carries out a range of services and repairs to cars, car derived vans and light goods vehicles, working in an ‘Autocare’ or ‘Fast-Fit’ Centre. An Autocare Technician requires a unique combination of technical, retail and customer service skills. They will use a range of tools, measuring and diagnostic equipment to identify and repair simple system faults.

Method of delivery

Apprentices attend College on day release for the duration of the two years and train/work with the employer for the remainder of the week. At College they will attain the knowledge required to complete the apprenticeship and the work-based assessor will visit the workplace to carry out reviews and practical observations in conjunction with the employer training.

How will I be assessed?

You must be competent and have covered all the criteria to be deemed ready for End-Point Assessment (EPA), and achieve passes in all relevant Functional Skills qualifications. The EPA components include:

  • Knowledge test
  • Practical observation
  • Professional review (supported by portfolio)

Qualifications received

  • Autocare Technician Apprenticeship Level 2
  • Diploma Fast Fit Level 2
  • Maths Functional Skills Level 1
  • English Functional Skills Level 1

Apprenticeship standard

Autocare technician

Level 2 (GCSE)