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Volkswagen Service Technician Apprentice - Beadles Volkswagen Colchester

Volkswagen Group
Pay: ££5,000 - £10,000
Location: Colchester Colchester United Kingdom
Category: Entry Level
Available from: Immediately
Finishes on: Ongoing Position
Type of work: Full Time, Indoor , Daytime Work
Job reference: E05007694
Adventure 2022-03-28 2022-08-20

Job Description

Throughout Volkswagen we have a rigorous commitment to quality and excellence. Our products are highly acclaimed, our processes for distribution and support services are world class and we have some of the most technologically advanced resources in any Volkswagen Apprenticeship Programme is designed to train and develop apprentices to keep pace with advancing technology and high levels of customer service. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to receive formal qualifications through extensive product training whilst in full-time employment at one of our retailers.Service Technician Apprenticeship Role The Service department is vital to the success of our business. From right first time fixes, to delivering excellent customer service, our Service Technicians play a pivotal role in delighting our customers and encouraging their continued loyalty. Every day is different within the Service department. As a Service Technician Apprentice, some of your duties will include: Use of diagnostic equipment to identify vehicle faultsTesting of parts and systems to ensure correct workingFollowing checklists to ensure all critical parts of vehicles are examinedCarrying out bumper to bumper overview, service and inspectionMaintenance of electronic systems including on board entertainment systemsUndertaking repair and maintenance of vehicle parts including clutches, gearboxes, tyres, brakes and suspension Completion of legible and accurate paperwork for the customers and centres recordsMaintenance of a clean and tidy work environment You will have the opportunity to work with a wide range of products including traditional, hybrid and electronic engines. From heritage vehicles to leading edge modern technology, our range will provide you with a varied technical training experience to build your skills as a Service Technician.Training provided: Training will be delivered using a combination of virtual classroom remote learning and face-to-face block release weeks at our state-of-the-art training centres.Our expert trainers will guide you through the training programme using a combination of e-learning, classroom learning and practical application.In the workplace, your personal, dedicated mentor will support your continued learning as you apply the skills and knowledge you have gained through the remote sessions and at the Learning Centre.This is a fully rounded training experience where you will build life skills that last and gain both Apprenticeship qualifications and brand certifications.On successful completion of the three year programme you will receive the following: Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard in Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle)Certificate in Automotive Refrigerant HandlingBrand specific certifications Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales: Framework Level 2, progressing to Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (VRQ)Level 2, progressing to Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (VCQ)Certificate in Automotive Refrigerant HandlingBrand specific certifications Desired skills Our ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate skills in logic and problem solving. You should be someone who pays attention to detail and is committed to completing this three year training programme.We are looking for people who are passionate about our industry and our brand. Some of the personal skills that you should think about showing us in your application are: Enthusiasm and willingness to learnTeamworkStrong communicationCustomer ServiceInterest in vehicle engineering Future prospects Volkswagen Group (VWG) is one of the UK’s largest car retailers encompassing premium brands such as Audi, Bentley, SEAT, ŠKODA, Volkswagen, TPS, Volkswagen Paint and Body and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. This network of retailers spans the UK, providing a wide range of career opportunities.Once your apprenticeship is complete, you will continue your learning journey and you will have the opportunity drive your career forward. Some of our apprentices have gone on to become team leaders and managers within the retail network or even joined our team at Head Office in Milton Keynes.Minimum entry requirements GCSE grades 9 – 4 (A – C) or equivalent in English, Maths and Science.In Scotland, applicants must have or be predicted to achieve Scottish National 5 Grades A - C or above in English, Maths and either a Science or Technical subject. 'Equivalent' grades include: BTEC first diplomas and certificatesOCR NationalsKey Skills Level 2NVQsEssential Skills (Wales)Functional Skills Level 2Core Skills (Scotland) Please note: Please do not contact the retailer. Babcock Training are the main point of contact for this opportunity and carry out the full recruitment service for this employer. Approaching the retailer directly will not always help your application.

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