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Light Vehicle Apprentice Technician

Salary: £0

Location: Hastings

Job type: Apprenticeship

Category: Apprenticeship Apprenticeship

Remit are delighted to be recruiting on behalf of Hastings Motorcare. Formally Just Motor Care Hastings, is now operated independently as a family run business We are looking for passionate people ready to kickstart their career in automotive to join our Apprenticeship Programme.
Hastings Motorcare, formally Just Motor Care Hastings, is now operated independently as a family run business. They believe in providing our customers with outstanding value and exceptional service at all times. They offer a range of services including Mot’s, Servicing and Repairs including Cambelts, Clutches, Exhausts, Brakes and only use quality parts from reputable suppliers.

As an Apprentice at M& D Motorcare you will work alongside a team of experienced Technicians, where you will learn to maintain and repair customer’s vehicles to a very high standard.

The role of a Light Vehicle Technician falls into three main responsibilities:
• Servicing – working to guidelines to ensure a vehicle is running at optimum performance.
• Maintenance – replacing parts that have wear and tear before they fail.
• Repair – diagnosing the reason for vehicle failure and fixing the problem.

The techniques and daily responsibilities you will learn will include:
• Using diagnostic, mechanical and electrical measuring equipment to investigate vehicle faults and identify their underlying causes.
• Inspecting and preparing customers vehicles ready for mechanical work.
• Removing, repairing or replacing components to the correct specification.
• Contributing to a safe working environment, by working within Health and Safety processes.
• Admin and customer service duties that include updating job cards and providing quotations and estimations.

If you want to go home from work every day knowing that you have played an important role in keeping some of the nation's most essential fleets on the road, then this is the Apprenticeship Programme for you.
Key personal skills to demonstrate include: A keen interest and enthusiasm for automotive vehicles and the industry. Honest and trustworthy with a willingness to adapt and learn Strong communication and teamwork skills. Ability to follow instructions and work individually where required.
If you have started or achieved a level 3 in Light Vehicle maintenance or a similar field, you may not be eligible for the apprenticeship Applicants are required to have, or be predicted to obtain, GCSE's at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in English and Maths.
This is a Light Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship, delivered by Remit Group. Training is delivered in the workplace and on block release at the Remit Academy in Derby. This means you will be required to stay in a hotel for 15 separate weeks (Mon – Fri) over the duration of the programme. All associated costs for training are met by the employer and there will be no cost to you. You will also be assigned a dedicated Development Coach who will visit you every 4-6 weeks at the workplace, giving 1-2-1 information, advice and guidance. As a result, you will receive the following qualification: • Apprenticeship Standard Light Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician • Functional Skills in English & Maths (if required) • F Gas air conditioning qualification
We want to identify those people that are ambitious and demonstrate a willingness to learn, who are excited by the prospect of working in the automotive industry and want to become experts in their technical field.
By the end of your 3-year training you will be to: Undertake maintenance , service and repair activities on light vehicles to the highest standards as a qualified Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician


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