Apprentice light vehicle mechanic – Troy Autopoint Ltd (LS8 5JP)

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Working in busy service centre involved in all aspects of light vehicle repairs and servicing. Role Our apprentices will learn full-time through a combination of real work and training and you’ll develop a wide knowledge of all matters relating to light vehicle maintenance which will add real value to your CV and career prospects.

Overview

Working alongside a team of long serving and highly knowledgeable qualified technicians, you’ll learn the fundamentals of vehicle systems from steering and suspension to braking systems and components, tyre maintenance, wheel balancing and tracking. As generalist busy garages there will be plenty of opportunities to experience a very wide variety of makes, models (including hybrid / electric) and areas of maintenance from servicing through to repairs including more complex areas such as diagnostics, clutches and cambelts.

 

About the Employer

We pride ourselves on being the friendliest and most professional mechanics in the area. Our garage works to a customer charter, so you can be assured that we are trustworthy and provide quality servicing. We look forward to welcoming you to our garage soon.

Things to Consider

Benefits:

  • College fees paid for
  • Expectation that apprentices will quickly progress as trust earnt and rewarded through a variety of work that will compliment theoretical and practical knowledge gained at college
  • Staff cars repaired / maintained at cost (to company) of parts only.

Please review the current Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Training to be Delivered

This apprenticeship will be delivered through a mixture of college and work based learning. Successful candidates will attend our Printworks Campus one day per week to learn the skills/ knowledge required to be successful within this role. They will also receive a visit once a month in their place of work from their assessor, where delivery will take place on a one to one basis.

Employers must satisfy themselves that apprentices are ready for their end point assessment. Apprentices must demonstrate that they meet the following criteria:

  • Satisfactory completion of the formal training plan agreed with the apprentice by the employer.
  • Sufficient evidence in the form of a portfolio to allow the apprentice to consistently demonstrate knowledge, skills and behaviours as described in the standard.
  • Complete a minimum of 20% of their contracted hours allocated to off the job training.

The end-point assessment is synoptic and takes place at the end of the apprentice’s learning and development (final three months). It will consist of a performance assessment in the workplace – logbook / portfolio of evidence. Knowledge/practical assessments and assignments.

These are carried out after the apprentice has met the required criteria to pass the Gateway process. The apprenticeship is graded a pass, distinction or fail based on performance in the end-point assessment.

Functional Skills qualifications (If required):

  • Functional Skill in English
  • Functional Skill in Maths

+ Employment Rights and Responsibilities

+ Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Vacancy Details

Vacancy Location

Leeds

Apprenticeship Level

Level 2

Employer Name

Troy Autopoint

Employer Address

174 Harehills Lane
Leeds
LS8 5JP

Expected Duration

30 months plus 3 months EPA

Working Week

Monday to Saturday (one day off to be agreed)

Wage Amount

Annual salary starting at minimum of £13,500 and thereafter depending on experience

What You Need

Desired Skills

  • Desire for a career within the automotive industry
  • Self-motivated
  • Team focused
  • Reliable and trustworthy

Personal Qualities

  • Reliable
  • Team player
  • Good communication skills

Future Prospects

For the apprentice should open doors to a long term career, ideally with ourselves, but if not the strong all round skills and work on multiple makes and models of cars will leave doors open which future direction desired.

Date Posted

2022-07-28

Leeds City College