Beadles Group Limited

Apprentice Service & Maintenance Technician - Beadles Toyota - Medway - Advanced (Level 3)

Beadles Group Limited (Employer)

Provq Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £10,004.80
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, between the hours of 8am-6pm, may include Saturdays on a rota basis.
36 months (duration)
1 September 2022(start date)
31 July 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

As an apprentice Service & Maintenance Technician, you will work alongside an experienced Technician, maintaining and repairing customer’s vehicles to very high industry standards. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.

Responsibilities

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Carrying out foundation tasks common to all service and repair procedures, such as, removing and replacing bolts, screws, clips, seals and fasteners, sometimes using cutting, drilling, filing and other fabrication skills
  • Contributing to a safe and efficient workshop environment, by adhering to the company’s Health and Safety processes, accurate record keeping, and following standardised workshop practices
  • Accessing information such as wiring diagrams, technical data, and vehicle repair information, then applying the information appropriately
  • Using complex diagnostic, mechanical, and, electrical measuring equipment
  • Inspecting and preparing vehicles to quality standards prior to handing over to customers
  • Service and maintain without supervision
  • Removing, repairing/replacing components to manufacturer’s specification
  • Investigate vehicle faults and identify their underlying causes
  • Apply advanced diagnostic principles, and logical problem-solving techniques, using diagnostic tools, and standard testing regimes, to identify mechanical and electrical faults

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (light vehicle) apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
  • F-GAS Level 3 IMI Refrigerant Handling (VRQ)

Please note: Off the job training is on a residential basis, travel and accommodation costs covered by the employer.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon completion of your apprenticeship, there will be scope for additional training, and it is not uncommon to progress through the ranks.

Reality Check

Vehicles are highly complex, and whilst no formal qualifications are required, you must be literate and numerate, with a desire to learn. You must possess a genuine interest in motor vehicle technology and have practical ability to become a first-rate technician. This is a physically demanding role so the candidate will need to be physically able to carry out demands of the role. You will also be active for most of the time.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English & Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Desired
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