What will the apprentice be doing?
If bikes are your passion then Suzuki will provide you with first class training on the very latest products and innovations, with dedicated Suzuki trainers who will help build knowledge and develop your skills.
This exciting opportunity has arisen at your local Suzuki Dealership, where you will be required to learn all aspects of the job role.
Training will be provided both in the workplace and at the Suzuki Institute Centre of Excellence.
A motorcycle technician diagnoses faults, repairs, replaces parts and does routine services on motorcycles, motor scooters, mopeds and all terrain vehicles (ATVs).
Duties could include:
- repairing engines, brakes, electrical systems, ignition systems, fuel injection systems, plugs and carburettors
- doing inspections and routine services
- fitting tyres
- customising or fitting accessories to motorcycles
- advising customers of necessary repairs and giving an estimate of cost and time
- using hand and power tools such as wrenches, drills and welding equipment
- using computerised diagnostic equipment.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
This is a Motorcycle Technician Apprenticeship, delivered by Bosch Automotive Service Solutions. Off the job training is enabled in the workplace and is also delivered on a block release basis at the Training Centre in Doncaster. This means your residential based training will be delivered away from home and you will be required to stay in a hotel for separate training blocks over the 3 year duration of the course. All associated costs for training are met by the employer/the programme and there will be no cost to yourself/your parents or guardians. Support will be provided by the workplace mentor and by your dedicated trainer. Your programme of study will enable you to have the required knowledge, skills & behaviours to achieve your:
- Motorcycle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) Level 3 Apprenticeship standard
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?Possibility of a permanent role on successful completion of the apprenticeship.
Skills RequiredCommunication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4) Essential