Apprentice Light Vehicle Technician

Arnold Clark

We have a fantastic opportunity for those interested in starting a career and gaining a recognised qualification in the motor industry. The Apprenticeship Programme allows apprentices to work full time and have the opportunity to earn while they learn and to put theory into practice within an automotive training environment.

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Wage

To be agreed upon appointment

Total hours per week

39 hours

Expected duration

12 months

Possible start date

04 Nov 2019

Summary

We’re recruiting for enthusiastic Apprentice Technicians who are excited to start a new career with Arnold Clark.

Hours Full time:

  • 39 hours per week

About the role As well as attending our training facility GTG for a weeks block release of training, regular assessment and reviews will be undertaken in your own workplace to ensure you have the skills to successfully complete a Level 3 qualification in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair.

This role would be great for a candidate who would enjoy working in a practical environment with an enthusiastic attitude and willingness to learn. On completion of the apprenticeship, there will be some great career opportunities.

Day to day duties:

  • Working with wheels and tyres
  • Basic servicing, including car health checks
  • Steering and suspension
  • Putting theory into practice following training weeks
  • MOT preparation
  • Electrical fault diagnostics
  • Carrying out reviews on film to build customer trust
  • Overhaul of major components

Essential skills:

  • You'll have gained or be working towards GCSE 4-9/C-A* or above in maths, English and a Science or Technical subject, or accredited equivalent
  • You must be literate, numerate, reliable and keen to learn
  • The ability to build key relationships with other departments
  • You wont be afraid to ask questions
  • Willingness to work in a practical environment
  • Eagerness to learn new things
  • Ability to take instruction and use your own initiative
  • Listening skills

In return, you will receive extensive training as you work towards your qualification, as well as practical workshop experience for a dynamic automotive company of 11,500 employees. You’ll also receive a benefits package including private health care, life assurance and generous retail discounts and preferential terms on new and used cars. Employment within the Arnold Clark Group is offered subject to satisfactory reference and disclosure check.

Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview.

Working week

Monday to Friday; shifts TBC.

39 hour per week

Date posted

09 Oct 2019

Apprenticeship Level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship

Positions

1 available

Requirements and prospects

Skills

  • Customer service
  • Keen to learn
  • Technical minded
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Time management
  • Able to follow instructions
  • Self motivated
  • Team player
  • Numerate

Qualifications

You must have or expect to gain GCSE A-C or Grade 4 or above in English, maths and either a Science or Technical subject, accredited equivalents will also be accepted.

Personal Qualities

  • Have good people skills
  • Confident with others
  • Be a quick learner
  • Keen to learn and develop within the Automotive industry
  • Reliable

Future Prospects

This role would be great for a candidate who would enjoy working in a practical environment with an enthusiastic attitude and willingness to learn. On completion of the apprenticeship, there will be some great career opportunities.

About the employer

GTG Training has over 40 years experience in delivering quality apprenticeships and training courses, tailored to the needs of our clients. We comply with training standards set by national authorities and provide a vast portfolio of courses in areas such as:

  • Automotive Technical
  • Transport and Logistics
  • Health & Safety
  • Computer & IT
  • Business Skills

Our training centres in the West Midlands, Glasgow and Edinburgh contain modern industry relevant equipment, a sufficient and robust training environment including IT/AV equipment and a number of dedicated training and support staff ensuring we deliver cutting edge provisions to all of our learners.

We are delivering apprenticeship standards across Automotive, Logistics and Business Skills on a national basis.

Employer

Arnold Clark

Address

Delphwood Drive (off Sherdley Road)
St. Helens
WA9 5JE

Disabled candidates will generally be offered an interview if you meet the minimum requirements for this vacancy. Contact the employer for full details.

Employers may need to limit the number of interviews offered to both disabled and non-disabled people if they receive high numbers of applications.

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Training provider

As well as attending our training facility GTG for a week’s block release of training, regular assessment and reviews will be undertaken in your own workplace to ensure you have the skills to successfully complete a Level 3 qualification in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair. Functional skills if required.

Training framework

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Training provider

GTG TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by GTG Training Limited

Contact

Nicola Kelman

nicola.kelman@arnoldclark.com

01414064868

Application instructions

Application closing date: 31 Oct 2019

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