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Nissan Service Technician Apprentice

St Leonards Motors
Do you want to work on one the automotive industries most diverse and exciting model ranges? As Nissan strives for innovation that excites, our Technicians are working on models at the leading edge of automotive design. We are looking for Apprentice Technicians that share our passion for automotive technology and our belief in service excellence.

St Leonards Motors - Employer

At St Leonards Motors, we have a vast range of New and Used vehicles offers for you to decide from at any of our dealerships. Boasting over 50 years trading experience, the St Leonards Motors team are fully equipped to assist you in choosing your perfect car that will suit all of your requirements. Ensuring your car is running perfectly is our main concern when you visit St Leonards Motors. Our team of manufacturer-trained technicians ensure that your car is running at its optimum and work with cutting-edge diagnostic and repair equipment to make sure that your car is off the road for as little time as possible meaning that you can drive away full of confidence. As one of the leading car dealers across Sussex and Kent, everyone at St Leonards Motors prides themselves on the excellent customer service we offer. Whether your buying your dream vehicle or getting a service, all of our staff are on hand to make the process as quick and simple as possible.

St Leonards Motors


3 years

This position is now closed and no additional applications are being taken. If you have any questions please contact the provider who is managing the position.

Job Summary

GBP 148.00
St Leonards on Sea
Engineering & Manufacturing
St Leonards Motors

Detailed Job Description

As a Nissan Dealer, we ensure that no-one is better qualified to look after our vehicles. Our Apprentice Technicians will be trained to manufacturer standards and have access to regular support and technical information. Within the dealership, we utilise the latest diagnostic technology, tools, and best practice processes so you can offer our customers the very best assistance with their service or repair. You will be responsible for the diagnosis, repair, and service of the full range of Nissan vehicles. Key Duties: · Undertake the timely repair and servicing of customer vehicles in accordance with the brands technical standards. · Conduct full examinations of vehicles and identify non-routine defects, or additional faults either in the workshop or during road tests. · Undertake Electronic Vehicle Health Checks · Work closely with the service team and ensuring they are kept informed of the progress of work on customer vehicles and they are fully briefed on work completed. Discuss technical issues/works with directly customers when requested. · Provide a knowledgeable, courteous, responsive, and efficient service to all workshop customers, personifying the brand. · Obtain appropriate authorisation if additional work is required on a vehicle. · Build and maintain a high level of technical competence for diagnosing and servicing vehicles and utilise regular training and support information provided by Nissan. · Offer technical advice and support to workshop apprentices when requested by a Master Technician. · Be open to try new methods of work designed to improve efficiency. Full training will be provided by senior technicians, management and a dedicated mentor.

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

GCSEs (or equivalent) grades A-C in · Maths · English · Science Please ensure you list all your qualifications, as lower grades may be considered

Skills required

No specific skills required, however an interest in motor vehicles would be beneficial.

Personal Qualities

· Possess good communication skills with the ability to explain technical information to colleagues and customers accurately and concisely.

· Passionate about the industry, and committed to the development of your technical knowledge and skills.

· Customer focused, able to keep customers experience and safety in mind throughout the service or diagnosis and repair

· Team Player – assist other technicians when workshop is under pressure, and take ownership of any safety issues you identify in the workshop.

· Thorough and able to work with defined processes and guidelines. · Quality focused with first time fix mentality.

· Honest with high levels of integrity

Future prospects

Possibility of a permanent role within the business on completion of Apprenticeship

Additional Information

Training provided

This is a Motor Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship, delivered by Bosch Automotive Service Solutions. Training is delivered on a block release basis at the Nissan Apprentice Training Centre in Doncaster. This means your college based training will be delivered away from home and you will be required to stay in a hotel for 17 separate weeks (Mon – Fri) over the 3 year duration of the course. All associated costs for training are met by the employer and there will be no cost to yourself/your parents or guardians. Assessments will also be conducted in the work place by a dedicated training assessor. As a result you will receive the following qualification: · Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) Level 3 · Functional Skills in English & Maths (if required)

Candidates are advised to apply as soon as possible, as the employer will start to interview as soon as applications are received. This may mean the vacancy may close before the date advertised. If you have any questions regarding this vacancy, or experience any difficulties when applying, please contact Samantha Gee on 07773816273. The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.50 per hour from the 1st April 2017. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training. Your training will be delivered as block release, which will involve extended periods away from home (1 week blocks). The cost of travel and accommodation is met by the employer.

Bosch Automotive Service Solutions - Learning Provider

We are offering the chance to gain a place on an automotive Apprenticeship. Working alongside of the largest manufacturers in the UK, we provide you with training, experience and employment in an automotive environment, helping you become the very best in the business.

With Motor Vehicle, Heavy Vehicle, Motorcycle Technician, Customer Service and Parts Advisor roles available there is something suitable for anyone with an interest in the automotive industry. 

If you have a passion for the automotive industry, the drive to perform, and want to earn while you learn; A career supported by Bosch could put you on the road to success.


For more information about this vacancy please contact Bosch Automotive Service Solutions on 07773816273 or email: (Ref ID:80632)
Bosch Automotive Service Solutions

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