Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Apprenticeship

Recruiter
Remit Group
Location
Bilsthorpe, Newark
Salary
Up to £13,000 per annum + benefits
Posted
25 Oct 2019
Closes
25 Nov 2019
Specialism
Engineering
Start Date
December
Duration
24 months+

Remit are recruiting on behalf of Via East Midlands who have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to kick start their career and join their skilled team as a Light Vehicle Technician. If you are interested, apply now!

 

Based at Via East Midlands, you will have the opportunity to gain new skills and knowledge from colleagues and teams with decades of experience. Via have one of Nottinghamshire's largest fleet of vehicles and their extensive facilities will allow you to gain knowledge on various Light Vehicles.

Via East Midlands value their staff and colleagues and offer a wide range of benefits including; Health Cash Plan, Attendance Bonus, Annual leave, Travel Season Passes, Pension Scheme and Benefits Hub in which includes access to discounts and rewards from hundreds of retailers and brands.

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 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


As a Light vehicle service and maintenance technician, you will gain the following knowledge and understanding:

•    How vehicle service and repair is impacted by legislative, regulatory and ethical requirements, including health and safety law and environmental procedures;
•    The structure of the industry and how the business works from an operational perspective, business targets, the systems and processes that make up the efficient running of a business;
•    How to develop positive working relationships and communicate effectively and how to carry out self-evaluation and improve own performance;
•    The procedures for the maintenance of tools and the workshop;
•    Routine servicing and inspection procedures;
•    Steering and suspension geometries; electrical circuit requirements and calculations;
•    Construction and operation of vehicle components and systems;
•    Common fault types, causes and effects of different types of faults;
•    The implications and legal requirements of fitting accessories and carrying out vehicle modifications;
•    How to diagnose faults using suitable fault finding strategies;
•    Construction and operation of advanced electrical, braking and suspension systems, engine and transmission systems and engine and gear calculations;
•    Vehicle emissions and legal requirements;
•    Alternative fuels and hybrid and electric systems.

Based at Via East Midlands, you will have the opportunity to gain new skills and knowledge from colleagues and teams with decades of experience. Via have one of Nottinghamshire's largest fleet of vehicles and their extensive facilities will allow you to gain knowledge on various Light Vehicles.

Via East Midlands value their staff and colleagues and offer a wide range of benefits including; Health Cash Plan, Attendance Bonus, Annual leave, Travel Season Passes, Pension Scheme and Benefits Hub in which includes access to discounts and rewards from hundreds of retailers and brands.

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 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


As a Light vehicle service and maintenance technician, you will gain the following knowledge and understanding:

•    How vehicle service and repair is impacted by legislative, regulatory and ethical requirements, including health and safety law and environmental procedures;
•    The structure of the industry and how the business works from an operational perspective, business targets, the systems and processes that make up the efficient running of a business;
•    How to develop positive working relationships and communicate effectively and how to carry out self-evaluation and improve own performance;
•    The procedures for the maintenance of tools and the workshop;
•    Routine servicing and inspection procedures;
•    Steering and suspension geometries; electrical circuit requirements and calculations;
•    Construction and operation of vehicle components and systems;
•    Common fault types, causes and effects of different types of faults;
•    The implications and legal requirements of fitting accessories and carrying out vehicle modifications;
•    How to diagnose faults using suitable fault finding strategies;
•    Construction and operation of advanced electrical, braking and suspension systems, engine and transmission systems and engine and gear calculations;
•    Vehicle emissions and legal requirements;
•    Alternative fuels and hybrid and electric systems.

INDAUTO
•    You will ideally have at least 2 GCSEs or equivalent at Grade 4-9
•    Holding a full UK driving licence would be advantageous

 

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 

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