Ford Masters Car Technician Apprenticeship

M53 Ford

An exciting opportunity for an apprentice to work alongside qualified technicians where you will be fully trained in all aspects of maintenance and repair of light vehicles from routine servicing to electrical fault diagnostics.

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Weekly wage

£156.00

Total hours per week

40 hours

Expected duration

3 years

Possible start date

04 Oct 2019

Summary

An exciting opportunity for the Apprentices to be trained using the latest diagnostic equipment to provide them with the relevant skills to react to the ever changing technological developments within the car industry. Day to day tasks will always vary. Car technicians will be expected to see whether components and systems are secure and working properly. The Car Technicians jobs fall into three categories;

  • Servicing – working to manufacturer servicing guidelines to ensure vehicle running at optimum performance
  • Maintenance – replacing parts that have wear and tear before they fail
  • Repair – diagnosing the reason for vehicle failure and fixing the problem
     

Working week

Monday-Friday, 9am – 5pm (40 Hours) May include Saturdays

40 hour per week

Date posted

14 Aug 2019

Apprenticeship Level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship

Positions

1 available

Requirements and prospects

Skills

Full training will be provided, no skills required

Qualifications

Minimum of 3 GCSE’s or equivalent (A-C 9-4 preferable).

Personal Qualities

A keen interest in vehicles, the learner must be hard working and motivated with an interest to learn new skills, with excellent communication skills both verbal and written.

Future Prospects

A full time career within the automotive industry with many opportunities to progress to positions of responsibility including a Service Manager, Master Technician and Dealership Principles. The opportunities are endless. By having a highly regarded set of skills, Apprentices can go on to develop their career within the specific interests they may have, progressing through their dealership and be an asset to Ford Motor Company.

About the employer

Ford Motor Company is focused on creating a strong business that builds great products that contribute to a better world.

Our remarkable technologies are designed to help you go further. To prove it, we’ve put our technologies to the test like you’ve never seen before.
 

Employer

M53 Ford

Address

38 Green Lane
Birkenhead
CH41 9FD

Training provider

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle) Level 3

Not only will Apprentices be working and be trained within the garage they will attend a Ford approved college four times a year for two week periods to work towards to achieve their Ford Masters Technical Certificate at VRQ Level 2 and/or 3. An advisor will visit at least every 4-6 weeks as part of a close support network to ensure that Apprentices are both enjoying and succeeding in their course. An Apprentice’s training includes:

  • Industry recognised standard qualification.
  • Key Skills (IT, Communication and Application of Number)
  • VRQ Level 2 and/or Level 3
  • Vocational related qualification (technical certificate)
  • Ford Masters Level 1 technician modules
     

Training framework

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet

Contact

Leanne Sanneh

leanne.sanneh@skillnet.org.uk

Application instructions

Application closing date: 30 Sep 2019

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