Description

Victoria Motors are looking for a Light Vehicle apprentice to join their local family friendly team.

Training to be provided: You will work towards a Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) with Gateshead College and functional skills maths, and English if required.
 
Expected course duration: 24 months

Number of hours: 37 hours

Working pattern:
9am – 5pm Monday – Friday and every other Saturday 8.30am – 12pm 

Salary: £136.90 per week

Job description:

Duties will include:

  • Informing customers if repairs are needed and whether they're urgent

  • Working out the estimated time and cost for jobs

  • Checking stock levels and ordering parts

  • Carrying out standard servicing, repairs and maintenance

  • Road testing vehicles to check repairs

  • Fitting and servicing accessories like stereos and alarms

  • Keeping records

Requirements

Desired skills:

  • Basic maths and English

  • Ability to use, repair and maintain vehicles and tools

  • To be thorough and pay attention to detail

  • Ability to use your initiative

  • Analytical thinking skills

  • Physical skills like movement, coordination, dexterity and grace

  • Ability to repair machines or systems

  • Persistence and determination

  • Ability to work well with others

  • Being able to use a computer terminal or personally held device may be beneficial for this job

    Personal qualities:

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • The ability to work as part of a team or independently

    Qualifications required

  • Minimum GCSE Grade C maths and English or equivalent qualification

  • Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (or equivalent)

How To Apply

To apply, please email your CV to apprenticeships@gateshead.ac.uk. Please add the vacancy you are applying for into the email subject field.

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