Apprentice Technician / Mechanic

  • Job Reference: 11030
  • Date Posted: 4 January 2018
  • Recruiter: Hot Recruitment
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  • Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Negotiable
  • Sector: Maintenance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

We have an excellent opportunity for a meticulous individual to join their Hyundai or SEAT Service team in Wakefield, West Yorkshire as an Apprentice Technician.   

We will accept applications from candidates who live in either the Wakefield or Barnsley areas.

Are you looking for an apprenticeship and a career within the motor industry?

Our client is rapidly expanding with new sites expected in 2018 which means a full supported career is available for the right candidate.
The Role of Vehicle Technician / Mechanic
As a Vehicle Technician the role will be reporting to the Workshop Controller, working Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm.

•    You will undertake college and company training required to successfully complete the Apprentice Scheme to the expected and agreed standards.  
•    Accurately and skilfully undertake the repair and servicing of motor vehicles, whilst detecting and diagnosing any additional faults for further repair, ensuring all work is completed safely and to the satisfaction of the Workshop Controller and supervising Technician.    
•    Work effectively within the dealership team to ensure industry-leading standards of customer care and satisfaction at all times.  
•    Ensure the accurate and timely completion of administration and operational tasks.
•    Strive to achieve a consistently high level of customer satisfaction through outstanding personal and professional conduct.
•    Develop and maintain professional and positive working relationships with Company colleagues, customers, suppliers and external representatives, where appropriate.
•    Deal with all customers and visitors promptly, courteously, and professionally.
•    Ensure all environmental, Health & Safety and other Company policies and practices are strictly adhered to, operating within the law at all times.
•    Display a positive attitude, supporting the Company’s reputation for excellence through high standards of personal behaviour, including appropriate dress code.
•    Assess own performance and effectiveness and undertake personal development activities.

Qualifications Required:
5 GCSE’s at grade A* to C (or equivalent) including Maths, English essential.  Science and ICT are desirable.

Training Provided:
You will be required to attend the Hyundai Academy Training Centre in Nottingham for your 'Block Release' Training. This will involve 4 separate 1 week blocks of training per 12 months of your apprenticeship. This is funded as part of your apprenticeship and will include hotel stay, subsistence and travel.  If fully completed, successful completion of the apprenticeship programme can provide the candidate with the following qualifications
•    Level 2 & 3 NVQ in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (Light Vehicle)
•    Keyskills Level 2 Communication
•    Keyskills Level 2 Application of Number
•    Keyskills Level 1 Information Technology
•    Advanced Apprenticeship Certificate
•    Technical Certificates
•    ATA Service/Maintenance Technician Status

The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour.  This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.  

Working hours:  Please note that anyone over the age of 18 may be offered the opportunity to work over 40 hours per week.
How to Apply
Please note that in accordance with our recruitment and consultancy processes, Hot Recruitment Consultants t/a eRecruitSmart may send your CV, if shortlisted, to the Hiring Manager at our Clients’ business and by applying for this position you give your consent for us to do so.

You must have eligibility to work in the UK.   Please note, only suitable applicants will be contacted.  If your address and contact details are not on your CV, you will not be considered.  

We look forward to hearing from you!

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