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Light Vehicle Apprentice Technician

Salary: £0

Location: Reading

Job type: Apprenticeship

Category: Apprenticeship Apprenticeship

Remit are delighted to be recruiting on behalf of Rivus Fleet Solutions. They are the UK’s biggest network of fleet specialists. Do you want to start your career in the automotive industry? Are you practical and hands-on? Apply now!
Rivus is one of the UK’s largest providers of Fleet Solutions , enabling customers to minimise their cost of vehicle ownership, maximise vehicle availability, reduce emissions and control compliance responsibilities

As an Apprentice at Rivus 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

Key personal skills to demonstrate include: • A willingness to learn • Mechanical interest • Personal responsibility and resilience • Problem solving • Good levels of verbal and written communication • Ability to work well within a team.
• 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 • Minimum of GCSE (or equivalent) grades of 9* - 4 (A - C) 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.
Rivus Fleet Management believe in providing an extensive, high quality Apprenticeship which gives their Apprentices the opportunity to advance, succeed and fulfil their ambitions for a career in the motor industry.

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