Guy Salmon Land Rover Ltd

Land Rover Service Technician Apprentice - Coventry - Advanced (Level 3)

Guy Salmon Land Rover Ltd (Employer)

Babcock Training Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £172.00
40.0 hours per week Monday – Friday. 0830 – 1730. Possibility of Saturday workings and / or shifts. Working week shifts will be confirmed on application.
3 years (duration)
6 June 2021(start date)
2 positions available
6 May 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Service Technician Apprentice, working with vehicles that use some of the most advanced technology in the world. As a team member in our prestigious retailer you will be involved in all aspects of vehicle maintenance from routine services to complex diagnostics and repairs.

Responsibilities

Our apprenticeship is geared toward training the next generation of fully-fledged Service Technicians. But what does a Service Technician actually do?

Service Technicians service and repair light vehicles such as cars up to 3.5 tonnes. Technicians 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 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 role varies slightly by employer based upon the specific needs within the location.

Future Prospects

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 focussed 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 Check

The 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 Required

While full technical training will be provided, desired skills include problem solving, attention to detail and an aptitude for applied logic.

Qualities Required

Application numbers for the Jaguar Land Rover Retailer Apprenticeship Programme are high so we're looking for you to demonstrate why you stand out from the crowd.

We're not looking for the finished article; rather we want to identify those people that are ambitious and demonstrate a willingness to learn, who are excited by the prospect of working with our fantastic, technologically advanced vehicles and really engage in the recruitment process.

  • A willingness to learn
  • Teamwork
  • Engineering interest
  • Quality focus
  • Personal responsibility and resilience

Qualifications Required

Our minimum entry requirements for the programme are:

GCSE grades A – C (new grades 9 – 4) or equivalent in English, maths and any other two GCSE subjects.

'Equivalent' grades include:

  • BTEC first diplomas and certificates
  • OCR Nationals
  • Key Skills Level 2
  • NVQs
  • Essential Skills (Wales)
  • Functional Skills Level 2
  • Core Skills (Scotland)

Training Provided

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
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