Apprentice Autocare Technician - Protyre Sittingbourne - Intermediate (Level 2)

Employer:

Halfords Auto Centre

Training Provider:

PROVQ LIMITED

Weekly wage £166.00
40.0 hours per week 8:30am to 5pm. Days TBC.
duration: 30 months
start: 1 June 2020
Sittingbourne
Intermediate (Level 2)
Autocare Technician (apprenticeship standard)
30 April 2020 (application closing date)
The Autocare Technician carries out a range of services and repairs to cars and light goods vehicles. Requiring a combination of technical and customer service skills, demonstrating expertise not only in the technical elements of their role, but also telephone communication, customer handling, sales skills, problem solving and self-organisation.

Responsibilities

Duties will include working with

  • Vehicle systems including steering & suspension, braking systems, battery & charging systems, exhaust systems and Air-Conditioning systems, 4-wheel geometry and Hybrid/Electric Vehicle system and safe working procedures
  • Understanding basic consumer legislation relevant to the occupation
  • Following Health & Safety requirements for the workplace
  • Identifying customer & vehicle needs and presenting solutions
  • Contributing to the overall results of the business and demonstrating commercial awareness
  • Carrying out vehicle safety inspections and routine maintenance using manufacturers specifications
  • Dealing with routine stock deliveries, placing stock into storage, carrying out stock rotation duties and ordering parts for customers following company procedures

Future Prospects

Once qualified, the right candidate may progress within the company. 

Reality Check

  • As an Auto-care Technician, you will have a number of transferable skills
  • This is a physically demanding role, being active most of the time
  • You may be expected to work Saturdays on a rota basis

Skills Required

You should be: 

  • Technically minded
  • Practical
  • Logical

Qualities Required

You should be:

  • Able to listen and follow instructions
  • Willing to study
  • A team player
  • Able to work in a busy, fast moving environment

Qualifications Required

Ideally, you will have, or be predicted to gain, good GCSEs (or equivalent) in English and maths, although these are not essential.  However, you must be literate and numerate.

Training Provided

  • Level 2 Autocare Technician Standard
  • Functional Skills if required

With mentoring, support and monitoring whilst at work, combined with residential training at the Atcham Training Centre, you will gain the knowledge and skills required to achieve the qualification from working with some highly skilled professionals.

All travel, and accommodation costs are covered by the employer, whilst attending the Training Centre.

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