What will the apprentice be doing?
Our apprenticeship is geared toward training the next generation of fully-fledged Service Technicians/Mechanics. But what does a Service Technician/Mechanic actually do?
Service Technicians/Mechanics service and repair light vehicles such as cars up to 3.5 tonnes. Service Technicians/Mechanics are trained in all areas of vehicle mechanics and electronics, from engine and exhaust systems to air conditioning and security features.
The duties of a Service Technician/Mechanic may include:
· Servicing vehicles – carrying out checks and maintenance according to the manufacturers’ guidelines
· Repairing and replacing faulty parts and components
· Advising the Service Receptionists about required repairs
· Producing time estimates
· Maintaining repair and service records
Please note, the Service Technician/Mechanic role varies slightly by employer based upon the specific needs within the location.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
As well as employment in our retailer, you will be given the training and support you need to develop both personally and professionally.
Using a combination of classroom-based training, e-learning, practical training and application of learning, you will be guided by your trainers and personal mentor along to the road to success.
This apprenticeship combines off-the-job training with on-the-job learning, and you will be supported every step of the way.
On successful completion of the three-year programme, you will receive the following:
Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard in Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle)
Certificate in Automotive Refrigerant Handling
Jaguar Land Rover specific certifications
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
There are lots of opportunities to develop your career within our expanding Retailer Network. Your early development is carefully mapped through your Apprenticeship journey with your learning focused toward achieving an industry recognised qualification. Embedded within your training are the Jaguar Land Rover global training materials. At the end of your Apprenticeship Programme you'll undertake the Jaguar Land Rover Level 2 Assessment, the first step on the Jaguar Land Rover (internal) Learner Journey. This is the grounding for your future development within the network and our Learner Management System, Excellence will guide you through your short, medium and long term career path.
Reality CheckThe latest information on the National Minimum Wage for Apprentices can be found at https://www.gov.uk/become-apprentice/pay-and-conditions. Please do not contact the retailer. Babcock Training are the main point of contact for this opportunity and carry out the full recruitment service for this employer. Approaching the retailer directly will not always help your application.
Skills RequiredCommunication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent English, Maths and two other subjects are required (Grade GCSE grades 9 – 4 (A – C)) Essential