15/09/2018 Paragon Skills Portsmouth PO3 5NX

Apprentice Motor Mechanic Level 2 VAC091087985

  • Sector: motor vehicle
  • Location: Portsmouth
  • Salary: 7.696
  • Level: 2
  • Reference: VAC091087985
Apprentice Motor Mechanic Level 2

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An apprentice Motor Mechanic is required for this busy garage in Portsmouth. Fratton Bridge are experienced in supporting apprentices so you will learn by working alongside qualified technicians as well as being supported by a Personal Tutor.


Apprenticeship summary
Weekly wage

Working week
40 hours per week, shifts to be confirmed

Total hours per week: 40.00

Apprenticeship duration
24 months

Possible start date
01 Oct 2018

Apprenticeship level
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

1 available

An apprentice motor mechanic is required for this busy garage.

You will learn all aspects of servicing light vehicles, helping with MOTs, working alongside a experienced technician you will:

Diagnose faults
Work on brakes, clutches
Engine management
Air conditioning
All aspects of safety in the garage
You will be required to attend college one day per week.

Requirements and prospects
Desired skills
You must be keen and focused on a career in the automotive industry
Be good with hand tools and like practical work
Have good communication skills
Have good organisational skills
Personal qualities
Be a good timekeeper
Learn quickly and be enthusiastic
Be a good team member
Be able to travel to work and college
Desired qualifications
You should ideally have 5 GCSEs at grade A to C or equivalent including maths, English and ICT, however support will be given if required.

Future prospects
Progression to a level 3 may be available for the right candidate.

Things to consider
The Current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.70 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The minimum wage rates are £4.20 for under 18’s, £5.90 an hour for 18-20 year olds, £7.38 for anyone aged 21 to 24 and £7.83 for 25 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

About the employer
Fratton Bridge Garage has been established for 26 years in Southsea but has recently relocated to brand new, bigger premises in Portsmouth, providing more state-of-the-art equipment to enable even more of our customers to benefit from our services. At Fratton Bridge Garage, we go the extra mile to make sure that you get a personal service that’s suited to your vehicle. We make sure that we follow manufacturer specifications to give your car exactly what it needs as well as following up with your car’s service history. We make sure we use quality oils and lubricants and original equipment or equivalent if anything needs replacing.

Fratton Bridge Garage

Unit 6 Dundas Spur


Training provider
All aspects of maintenance and repair of a wide range of vehicles ensuring a level 2 qualification is achieved within 2 years
All health and safety aspects of the industry
Employment rights and responsibilities
Functional skills if required
Apprenticeship framework
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Training provider

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Paragon Skills For Industry

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