Ref. 113 - Vehicle Mechanic Apprentice at One Stop Car Shop based in Blackburn

Information
Job type Apprenticeship
Contract Type Apprenticeship
Positions Available 1
Salary £3.70 per hour
Reference Code Ref. 113
Hours Per Week Monday to Friday 9am-6pm, including day release in college
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Job Description

Company Bio

WW Tyres is a local auto repair shop in Blackburn. Though our company is small, our business extends across the entire North West thanks to our ever-growing customer base and our fleet of mobile tyre fitting vans.

Brief Overview

Working to a high standard within a small friendly team, the apprentice's role will include; brake pad changes, diagnosing common car faults, servicing vehicles and more.

Vacancy Description

To undertake all college and company training and development to successfully complete the chosen Apprentice Scheme to expected and agreed standards.

To undertake all training & development in pursuit of becoming a qualified Service Technician.

Accurately and skilfully undertake the repair and servicing of motor vehicles under line manager supervision and direction, whilst detecting and diagnosing any additional faults for further repair ensuring all work is completed safely and to the customer’s complete satisfaction.

Main duties for this technician vacancy include the following:

To assist in the workshop

To diagnose, repair and service all varieties of petrol and diesel vehicles

To order parts from suppliers, to keep the workshop clean and tidy

Marking out and measuring using basic hand tools

Bumper to bumper overview, service and inspection

Body materials and construction

Engine mechanical

Cooling and lubrication, air and exhaust

Ignition petrol fuel, CI fuels

Braking systems, suspension, steering, wheels and tyres

Charging and starter, electrical auxiliaries, lighting

Clutches, manual/auto gearboxes, drivelines

 

Person Specification

Skills

Good communication skills with others

Personal Qualities

Punctuality

Hardworking

A keen interest in cars

A willingness to learn new skills

Hardworking

Desired Qualifications

English and maths GCSE A-C grade or equivalents

Candidates without English and maths at GCSE Grade C (or Functional Skills Level 2) or above will undertake level 1 Functional skills 

Things to Consider

Please note that the closing date for this vacancy is at the employers’ discretion and is subject to change. If this vacancy has been filled, we will endeavour to support you in finding alternative vacancies.

Future Prospects

Potential for full-time employment for the right candidate

 

Other Information

Apprenticeship or Advanced Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship

Proposed Duration

18 - 24 months

Training to be Provided

Apprenticeship Level 2 in Maintenance and Repair Competence, Functional Skills Level 1 in English and Maths if required

Contact

Apprenticeship Team

01254 292500

Apprenticeships@blackburn.ac.uk

 

 

How To Apply
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