A fantastic apprenticeship opportunity within the Volvo Cars Dealer Network where you can learn and develop both new and your existing skills in an exciting and challenging role - best of all you'll earn while you learn!


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication & listening skills
  • Problem solver and have attention to detail
  • Practical
  • Be very safety conscious
  • Be patient & well organised
  • Comfortable with the use of up to date information technology
  • The ability to work as part of a team, supporting a number of colleagues

Personal qualities

  • Desire to work in a results-focused environment
  • Take responsibility to keep your product knowledge up to date and relevant
  • Flexibility to work within workshop opening hours, including weekends

Desired qualifications

3 GCSEs or equivalent at A-C, especially Maths, English, ICT or equivalent

Future prospects

Potential to secure a full time permanent position at the end of the Apprenticeship

Things to consider

The Current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.50 per hour. From 1st April 2018 this rises to £3.70 per hour. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.90 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.38 for anyone aged 21 to 24 years old and £7.83 for 25 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week)


Training provider

Over the 36 – 40 month programme you will work towards a Level 3 Apprentice Standard in Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician and receive the following:

  • At work training supported with coaching, mentoring and assessment
  • Instructor led training at Volvo’s Training & Development Centre at Daventry
  • Online learning modules (+ other elective sessions if you wish)
  • Webinar based modules
  • Assignments and workbooks: completed by self-study/in dealer study
  • On the job competence assessment with assigned mentors
  • End point assessment at Volvo to achieve the apprenticeship standard
  • Functional Skills as required
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship standard

Automotive retail > Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)


Full Apprenticeship details can be found HERE


Ref: AP302883

Closing Date 31/07/2018
Location Bury St Edmunds
Benefits
Working Hours Total hours per week: 40.00
Salary £148.00
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