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Light Vehicle Autocare Technician Apprentice

Salary: £0

Location: Bedford

Job type: Apprenticeship

Category: Apprenticeship Apprenticeship

What does Jamie Oliver, Ross Brawn, Karren Brady and Stella McCartney all got in common….They started their careers as an apprentice!
BCA Marketplace Ltd forms part of largest automotive group, Constellation Automotive Group which also includes industry leaders such as ‘We Buy Any Car’ and ‘Cinch’.
Operating across over 50 employment locations across the UK, BCA also comprises the largest finished vehicle logistics operation of its type, including vehicle storage, preparation and refurbishment as well as the UK’s biggest vehicle transporter fleet.

As an AutoCare Apprentice you will receive technical training as well as customer service and retail skills.
Day to day tasks will vary but include:
• Inspecting, removal, repair or replace:
o Tyres, exhausts
o Shock absorbers
o Brakes components
o Filters
o Batteries
• Customer Service:
o Answering incoming calls and queries
o Speaking with customers to advising them
o Problem Solving
• Retail:
o Speaking with suppliers
o Placing orders
o Up-selling

The job involves numerous activities and technicians will need to be comfortable with a wide range of vehicles. As a technician, you will often be working as part of a team, so good communication and being able to follow instructions would be good skills to have.
• No previous automotive qualifications are required • Minimum of GCSE (or equivalent) grades of 9* - 3 (A - D) in English and Maths
This is an Autocare Technician Apprenticeship programme, delivered by Remit Group. Awarding Body: Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) Training is delivered in the workplace and on block release at the Remit Automotive Academy in Derby. This means you will be required to stay in a hotel for 12 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 either in the workplace or remotely via Microsoft Teams, giving 1-2-1 advice and guidance to help you achieve the following IMI qualifications: • Autocare Technician Level 2 • Functional Skills Level 1 in English & Maths (if required)
• Attained or working towards – Full UK driving licence at the permissible age
At BCA they invest considerably in staff development and training and you can expect to receive comprehensive training to provide opportunities for career progression. Apprentice loyalty bonus of up to £10,000 T’s & C’s apply

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