Apprentice Vehicle Technician - JLR North London

Posted 09 July 2024
LocationNorth London
Job type Permanent
Discipline Apprenticeships
Reference005549

Job description

Apprentice Vehicle Technician

Overview

Our JLR North London Retail Centre are actively looking for enthusiastic individuals excited to join our ever-growing automotive family, and if you’re as passionate about cars as we are then we'd love to welcome you to the team where you will be welcomed into a friendly team and be part of our exciting journey.

As an Apprentice Vehicle Technician at Group 1 Automotive you will be welcomed into a friendly team and have the opportunity to work with an exciting brand. 

The Apprenticeship is geared towards training the next generation of fully-fledged super stars. 

Apprenticeship within the Automotive Industry varies slightly by employer based upon the specific needs within the location. The below explanation is therefore a guide to support you in understanding what the role might entail.

Our technical apprentices will learn how to service and repair light vehicles such as cars up to 3.5 tonnes. Technicians are trained in all areas of vehicle mechanics and electronics, from engine and exhaust systems to air conditioning, security features, dent and paint repair. The duties of a Light Vehicle Service Technician may include:

Working Hours

A typical working week could be 40 hours Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.30pm, however each of our Retailers will have different requirements.

All learners will be required to work the minimum apprenticeship duration of 30 hours per week. At least 20% of your working hours will be allocated to 'off-the-job' training. We'll support you to understand the working hours during the recruitment process. 

Your Development

Our Apprenticeship Programme is an excellent way of ensuring we have high quality people working within our Retailer Network. We're looking for ambitious candidates ready to take ownership of their development, work hard to achieve their potential and grow with an ambitious employer.

The Programme lasts for at least 36 months and you'll achieve a nationally recognised qualification at the end of it

Entry Requirements

Age: 16+

Prior Attainment: Four GCSE grades A – C (new grades 9 – 4) or equivalent in English, Maths and two other subjects.

In Scotland, applicants must have or be predicted to achieve National 5 or above in English, Maths and either a Science or Technical subject. Standard Grades 1-4 and Intermediates are also accepted. 

'Equivalent' grades include:

BTEC first diplomas and certificates

OCR Nationals

Key Skills Level 2

NVQs

Essential Skills (Wales)

Functional Skills Level 2

Core Skills (Scotland)

If you are interested to know more please register yourself by clicking apply and we will ask that one of the Apprenticeship team make contact with you to discuss things further.

Why work for Group 1 Automotive?

There are many great reasons to join the Group 1 Automotive team, including the following industry-leading benefits package:

Competitive salary

Accelerated training pathways & career progression

State of the art facilities with modern automotive technology

Family friendly benefits such as enhanced Paternity & Maternity leave

Long Service holiday rewards that increase with your length of service

Paid day off for your birthday

Plus, much more!!

Our Values

At Group 1 Automotive we pride ourselves on our five core values that are incorporated in all we do.

Respect - Integrity - Transparency - Teamwork - Professionalism 

These are the principles that every member of our team lives by, whether that be business functions, customer interactions, how we interact with the local community and even how we view each other in the team.

Who we are?

Group 1 Automotive is part of a well-established and growing within the UK, with a wide representation of brands across America too. We primarily operate in the East and South East of England, representing brands across a range of dealerships and employing over 3,000 colleagues that are dedicated to providing exceptional customer service.

We recognise that a successful business is built around the quality and contentment of its people. As such, we are committed to providing fantastic career opportunities, state of the art resources, comprehensive training, competitive earnings packages and a wide variety of benefits and provisions to ensure our teams receive the utmost support, both professionally and personally.