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.
Part of the wider Lookers group originally founded in 1908, we parallel the pedigree and outstanding heritage offered by Nissan themselves.. Demonstrated through our committed approach to delivering excellent customer care, you can be assured of an industry leading experience. From your initial enquiry right through to comprehensive aftersales care, our values of ”for you, for life” are demonstrated in everything that we do. Our sales specialists are helpful, knowledgeable and enthusiastic and in the event you wish to purchase one of our quality vehicles, will be able to advise you on all the financial options available. Our stock levels at all locations are always generous to bring you the best possible choice and variety. Select from a wide range of new and pre-owned cars. Whether you are a new driver looking for your first reliable yet cool car or an experienced motorist seeking a sophisticated and upscale model, we can match the right vehicle to your lifestyle and budget. When you choose from our Approved Used selection, you will also be delighted with the number of accessories, specification levels and engine options offered with each car. Our aftersales department also consistently demonstrates high standards of professionalism and customer care. All of our staff are trained to the highest standards which means you are assured of the most efficient servicing, maintenance, parts replacement, and accident repairs possible. Whether you are a new or existing customer, looking for reliable servicing or repairs, you will find a warm and friendly welcome and memorable retail experience with Lookers.
Possible Start Date: 10/06/2018
Programme Duration: 3 years
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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.
GCSEs (or equivalent) grades A-C in · Maths · English · Science Please ensure you list all your qualifications, as lower grades may be considered
No specific skills required, however an interest in motor vehicles would be beneficial.
· 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
Possibility of a permanent role within the business on completion of Apprenticeship
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 is offering the chance to gain a place on the Bosch Automotive Technician Apprentice Programme, providing you with training, experience and employment in an automotive workshop.
If you have a passion for motor vehicles, 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
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