Uxbridge College

Autocare Technician Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

Uxbridge College (Employer)

Harrow and Uxbridge College (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £250.00
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday - 8am - 5.30pm
30 months (duration)
10 September 2021(start date)
Autocare Technician (apprenticeship standard)
3 September 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We require a bright and enthusiastic apprentice for Autocare Technician Level 2. You will be working for 4 days per week with us and one day per week at Uxbridge College. The apprentice will be mentored by an experienced mechanic/technician and will be working in our workshop in Uxbridge.

Responsibilities

You will be working with an experienced mechanic/technician who has a wide experience in the motor vehicle repair & servicing field having worked in the industry for some years. You will get an in depth experience of all motor vehicle mechanical  systems including the following;

  • Tyre legislation and technical information including EU Tyre labelling, Tyre Pressure Monitoring systems, sidewall markings, homologated fitments relating to cars, car derived vans and light goods vehicles
  • Fundamentals of specific vehicle systems including steering & suspension, braking systems, battery & charging systems, exhaust systems and Air-Conditioning systems
  • Vehicle 4-wheel geometry principles
  • Basic consumer legislation relevant to the occupation
  • Appropriate Health & Safety legislation and requirements for the workplace
  • Hybrid/Electric Vehicle system and safe working procedures
  • Data protection requirements to protect customer and payment information
  • General sales principles including, identifying customer & vehicle needs, presenting solutions, closing the sale and dealing with buying resistance
  • How the business works and how you contribute to the overall results, demonstrating commercial awareness
  • How to carry out vehicle safety inspections and routine maintenance using manufacturers specifications or approved schedules, using vehicle specific data and meeting legal requirements
  • The importance of following work place procedures and the consequences of not doing so

Future Prospects

A Level 3 Motor Vehicle Advanced Technician and Skilled technician, foreman, manager

Skills Required

• Be able to follow instructions.
• Having good communication skills.
• Be methodical and organised.
• Having good concentration.
• Be able to work to strict deadlines.

Qualities Required

The person we are looking for will be;

  • Tenacious
  • Reliable
  • Trustworthy
  • Fully committed to learning the job
  • Not afraid of hard work
  • Able to communicate in a business-like manner

Qualifications Required

GCSE English and Maths 3-9/A-D (or equivalent)

Training Provided

Full on the job training to be provided and one day a week college attendance for underpinning knowledge. Candidate will work towards a full Level 2 apprenticeship in Autocare Technician Level 2 , NVQ & technical certificate

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