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Job Title : Apprentice Vehicle Mechanic
Employer : 3h Services Ltd
Location : Ipswich, Suffolk, IP2 0UH
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
Vacancy Reference : VAC-01606
Vacancy Short Description : Trainee Mechanic for Multi brand vehicle fleet. Quad bikes, vans, cars electric and refuse vehicles.


Qualifications Required : Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to establish course suitability. Applicants should have at least 4 GCSEs including English and Maths at grades A-C or 9- 4. Apprentices need to be employed for minimum of 30 hours a week in the industry with a contract of employment.
Proof of qualifications will be required before you can be accepted onto the apprenticeship.
PLEASE NOTE: Those without the stated entry requirements or awaiting GCSE/GCSE retake grades, may be offered an appointment to come into college (Easton or Otley campus) and sit an online assessment to confirm program suitability.
Vacancy Full Description : Maintaining a fleet of 230 vehicles.

-Workshop based with adequate tools and equipment to service, MOT prep and repair all vehicles.

-Your key responsibility will be to check access and repair faulty vehicles fully supported by a qualified mechanic.

-You will be required to adhere to all workshop rules and health and safety in the working environment.
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 40 hrs between 5.30 am - 19.00
Salary : £180.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 21/08/2019
Possible Start Date : 09/09/2019
Personal Qualities : Keen to learn and develop
Skills Required : An interest in mechanical and electrical vehicles with a flexible and reliable approach to the working environment.
Good communication skills.
Problem solver.
Future Prospects : An opportunity to learn with a multi vehicle fleet with full support of a qualified mechanic leading to a possible future with the company.
Training to be Provided : Light Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Level 3 including Functional Skills in Maths and English if required
Other Information : Pay Rates: The current NMW rate for Apprentices is £3.90 per hour with effect from 1st April 2019. This applies to 16-18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training. For more information visit:
Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week in the industry with a contract of employment

Working Week: mon - Fri 40 hrs per week between 5.30am - 1900. times TBC
with 20 minutes lunch break & 2 x 10 minute breaks morning and afternoon.

Shortlisting/Interviews - Shortlisting and interviews will take place throughout the duration of the vacancy ad. This may mean that the vacancy could close before the published cut-off date should suitable candidates be found.
Things to consider : Workshop based with portable heating/cooling fans
A paperless workshop - tablets used with associated software.
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