Lexus Canterbury

Apprentice Service & Maintenance Technician - Motorline Toyota -Canterbury - Advanced (Level 3)

Lexus Canterbury (Employer)

Provq Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £172.00
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, 08:30 – 17:30.
3 years (duration)
1 September 2021(start date)
31 July 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

If you have an interest in motor vehicle technology, this is your opportunity to start your career. You will work alongside an experienced Technician, maintaining & repairing customer’s vehicles, reporting to the Centre Manager. The job will involve the service, diagnosis & repair of a wide variety of Toyota vehicles to very high standards.

Responsibilities

Duties will include:

  • 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

Future Prospects

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

Reality Check

Positive points:

  • As a Vehicle Technician, you will have a number of transferable skills
  • Customer satisfaction, and meeting targets is highly rewarding, and gives great job satisfaction

Negative points:

  • This is a physically demanding role, so the candidates will need to be physically able to carry out the demands of the role
  • Being active most of the time
  • You may be expected to work Saturday’s on a rota basis

Skills Required

  • Technically minded
  • Practical skills
  • Logical thinking skills
  • Good listening skills

Qualities Required

You should be:

  • Able to 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 GCSE’s (or equivalent) in English and maths, although these are not essential
  • However, you must be literate and numerate

Training Provided

  • Level 3 Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle) Apprenticeship Standard
  • The Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (light vehicle) apprenticeship is a great way of joining our winning team. With mentoring, support and monitoring whilst at work, combined with 24 weeks of residential training (over 3 years) at the Toyota/Lexus Academy. You will gain the knowledge and skills required to achieve the qualification from working with some highly skilled professionals.
  • Residential training, all travel, and, accommodation costs are covered by the employer, whilst attending the Training Centre.
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