- GMFJ Reference
40.00 per week
- Date Posted
- Start Date
Now Taking Applications
- Opportunity Type
Advanced Level 3
David Sykes Superbikes
Please bear in mind before you apply
that this role requires a high level of dedication and commitment from the
There is an expectation that you will complete
assessments, revision, off the job training and keep up to date with logging
work in your own time.
What is an apprenticeship?
An apprenticeship is a job with
training. Through your apprenticeship, you will gain the technical knowledge,
practical experience and wider skills and behaviours you need for your
immediate job and future career.
These skills and behaviours are gained through
formal off-the-job training and the opportunity to practice these new skills in
a real work environment.
As a Suzuki Dealer,
we ensure that no-one is better qualified to look after our motorcycles. 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
timely repair and servicing of customer motorcycles in accordance with the
brands technical standards.
examinations of motorcycles and identify non-routine defects, or additional
faults either in the workshop or during road tests.
Work closely with
the service team and ensuring they are kept informed of the progress of work on
customer motorcycles and they are fully briefed on work completed.
technical issues/works with directly customers when requested.
knowledgeable, courteous, responsive, and efficient service to all workshop
customers, personifying the brand.
appropriate authorisation if additional work is required on a motorcycle.
maintain a high level of technical competence for diagnosing and servicing
motorcycles and utilise regular training and support information provided by Suzuki
advice and support to workshop apprentices when requested by a Master
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.
For more information about this vacancy please contact Bosch Automotive Service Solutions on 0115 9380223 (Ref ID: 137985)
No specific skills are required,
however an interest in a career in the automotive industry/motorcycles is
GCSEs grades 4 – 9 (A* - C) or Functional Skills
Level 2 in maths and English (If you do not have the required
qualifications for this apprenticeship unfortunately your application will be
rejected and you will not be contacted)
If you do not list or have the required
qualifications your application will be rejected and you will not be contacted.
This is a Motorcycle Technician Apprenticeship, delivered by Bosch Automotive Service Solutions.
Off the job training is enabled in the workplace and is also delivered on a block release basis at the Training Centre in Doncaster.
This means your residential based training will be delivered away from home and you will be required to stay in a hotel for separate training blocks over the 3 year duration of the course.
All associated costs for training are met by the employer/the programme and there will be no cost to yourself/your parents or guardians.
Support will be provided by the workplace mentor and by your dedicated trainer.
Your programme of study will enable you to have the required knowledge, skills & behaviours to achieve your:
- Motorcycle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) Level 3 Apprenticeship standard
- Functional Skills in English & Maths Level 2 (if required)
communication skills with the ability to explain technical information to
colleagues and customers accurately and concisely.
the industry, and committed to the development of your technical knowledge and
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.
with first time fix mentality.
with high levels of integrity
Possibility of a permanent role on successful completion of the apprenticeship
Candidates are advised to apply as soon as possible as the employer will start to interview when 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 £4.15 as of 1st April 2020. 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.