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Apprentice Light Vehicle Technician – Fownhope Mitsubishi

Apprentice Light Vehicle Technician – Fownhope Mitsubishi

Apprentice Light Vehicle Technician – Fownhope Mitsubishi

Employer:   Fownhope Mitsubishi

Learning Provider: ProVQ Ltd

Contracted Provider: ProVQ Ltd

Learning Delivery Site:   Cirencester or Atcham

Vacancy Description – Apprentice Light Vehicle Technician

About the Employer

Fownhope Mitsubishi is part of a network of over a hundred owned or franchised dealerships for Mitsubishi in the U.K.

Working as an Apprentice Light Vehicle Technician at one of the many Mitsubishi dealerships, you will be learning the skills required to become a fully skilled Technician.  Working on a variety of vehicles (including hybrids) to Mitsubishi’s high standards.

Vacancy Title: Apprentice Light Vehicle Technician

Vacancy description

As one of the world’s largest vehicle manufacturers, Mitsubishi Motors, is committed to retaining its position at the forefront of the industry, by attracting bright, enthusiastic individuals, to provide technical support to our expanding dealer network.

The comprehensive three-year apprenticeship is designed specifically to ensure Mitsubishi’s dealer network is equipped to meet the demands of customers and, keep up to date with ever evolving vehicle technology.

Duties will include;

  • Carrying out foundation tasks common to all service and repair procedures, such as, removing and replacing bolts, screws, clips, seals and fasteners, sometimes using cutting, drilling, filing and other fabrication skills.
  • Contributing to a safe and efficient workshop environment, by adhering to the company’s Health and Safety processes, accurate record keeping, and following standardised workshop practices.
  • Accessing information such as wiring diagrams, technical data, and vehicle repair information, then applying the information appropriately.
  • Using complex diagnostic, mechanical, and, electrical measuring equipment.
  • Inspecting and preparing vehicles to quality standards prior to handing over to customers.
  • Service and maintain without supervision.
  • Removing, repairing/replacing components to manufacturer’s specification.
  • Investigate vehicle faults and identify their underlying causes.
  • Apply advanced diagnostic principles, and logical problem-solving techniques, using diagnostic tools, and standard testing regimes, to identify mechanical and electrical faults.

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will gain the Apprenticeship Standard in Automotive Retail Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) qualification and be a fully qualified light vehicle technician.

Vehicles are highly complex, and whilst no formal qualifications are required, you must be literate and numerate, with a desire to learn.  You must possess a genuine interest in motor vehicle technology and have practical ability to become a first-rate technician.

About you

Vehicles are highly complex, and whilst no formal qualifications are required, you must be literate and numerate, with a desire to learn.  You must possess a genuine interest in motor vehicle technology and have practical ability to become a first-rate technician.

Desired skills & Qualities

You should be;

  • Technically minded
  • Practical
  • Able to think logically
  • A good listener
  • Able to follow instructions
  • Willing to study
  • A team player

Training to be provided

The Apprenticeship, is a great way of joining our winning team. With mentoring, support and monitoring whilst at work, combined with 24 weeks of residential training (over 3 years) at either the Mitsubishi Academy, or the Atcham Training Centre, you will gain the knowledge and skills required to achieve the “Apprenticeship Standard in Automotive Retail Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle)”, qualification.

Apprentices stay at the Riverside hotel in Cirencester, which is located within Mitsubishi’s head office, along with the Training Academy, or at the Park Inn Telford, if Attending Atcham.

All travel, and, accommodation costs are covered by the employer, whilst attending the Academy.

Vacancy address

Fownhope Mitsubishi

240 Kings Acre Road

Hereford

Herefordshire