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Job Title : Apprentice Technician
Employer : K W Autos
Location : FELIXSTOWE, IP11 2AD
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Engineering
Vacancy Reference : VAC-01777
Vacancy Short Description : We are looking for a dedicated apprentice mechanic technician to join our team. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to expand their knowledge in this trade whilst working alongside other experienced mechanics


Qualifications Required : Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to establish course suitability. Ideally applicants should have at least 4 GCSEs including English and maths at grades 9- 4 for a Level 3 Apprenticeship and 9-3 for a Level 2.
Proof of qualifications will be required before you can be accepted onto the apprenticeship.
PLEASE NOTE: All applicants regardless of entry requirements will be emailed an Initial Assessment to complete as part of the recruitment procedure. This is an online assessment in English and maths and can be completed at your preferred location remotely. Currently, due to COVID19 we are not offering Initial Assessment appointments at either campus. Those without the stated entry requirements or awaiting GCSE/GCSE retake grades, will be offered further advice and guidance to support their application if required.
Vacancy Full Description : • Learning repair techniques under the supervision of a qualified mechanic
• Assists mechanic where required
• Taking engines and other car parts apart to perform inspections
• Conducting routine maintenance work (replacing fluids, lubricating parts etc)
• Performing standard mechanical repairs such as changing brake pads etc
• Maintains tools and equipment in good working order
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Mon-Sat times and shifts TBC
Salary : £ 172.00 (Weekly)
Application Deadline Date : 16/08/2021
Possible Start Date : 23/08/2021
Personal Qualities : Ability to use own initiative
Flexible approach to work
Willingness to observe all safety precautions and procedures against accidents, dangerous fluids, chemicals etc
Skills Required : Ability to work as part of a team
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent communication skills
Ability to prioritise tasks
Excellent organisational skills
Good problem solving
Common sense and aware of Health and Safety
Future Prospects : The qualifications and experience gained on this Apprenticeship will allow you to apply for further roles within this sector and possibly a permanent role on successful completion of the course.
Other Information : May come into contact with hazardous materials such as engine oil but the correct PPE will be provided.
A small amount of heavy lifting may be required from time to time.
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