Light Vehicle Mechanic, Jobs, East Scotland, Edinburgh, 3765

Light Vehicle Mechanic

  • Permanent
  • Marchmont
  • Edinburgh
This vacancy is now closed

We have a fantastic opportunity for 16 – 19 year olds interested in starting a career and gaining a recognised qualification in the motor industry.

Job Overview

The Modern Apprenticeship Programmes allow apprentices to work full time and have the opportunity to earn while they learn and to put theory into practice within an automotive training environment.

As well as attending the training centre for week block release of training, regular assessment and reviews will be undertaken within the apprentice's own workplace which aims to ensure they have the required skills to successfully complete their apprenticeship.

What Might a Typical Day in this Job look like?

You will be based within the garage workshop and will be involved in learning all aspects of vehicle repair and maintenance, including vehicle servicing, MOT preparation, removal, replacement and overhaul of major components and electrical fault diagnostics.

What will I learn?

Regular assessment and reviews will be undertaken within the apprentice's own workplace which aims to ensure they have the required skills to successfully complete their apprenticeship.

You will train through GTG to SVQ Level 3 in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair.

What qualifications or qualities are required?

You must have or expect to gain National 4 or above in English, Maths, and either a Science or a Craft subject. Standard Grades 1-4 and Intermediates will also be accepted.

It is essential that you are literate, numerate, reliable and keen to learn.