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Volvo Vehicle Service Technician Apprenticeship - Lookers Colchester LOOKERS PLC

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12th February 2024

Employer description

At Lookers you can get whatever you want, however you want it. Choose from 38 manufacturers and over 7,000 new and used vehicles. Buy online with Click and Drive or in person with our transparent pricing. Collect or have it delivered. In addition to that, our expert vehicle technicians will Service, MOT or repair your car to the highest standard using genuine parts with Lookers signature care and attention. From the purchase of your first car, to an executive saloon upgrade after a promotion to eventually acquiring an MPV or 4x4 when a family comes along, we’re here for you every mile. Our dealerships offer a full range of aftersales provisions including fully stocked parts departments, vehicle servicing, MOT and accident repair facilities. Our staff are fully dedicated, trained and experienced in their fields. They are committed to providing an excellent service to you to ensure you find your ideal car.

Main description

A Volvo Vehicle Service Technician (Level 3) Apprentice is required. Want to work for the world’s most environmentally driven automotive brand? Then kickstart your career as an apprentice vehicle service technician. Apprentice service technicians are trained in all areas of vehicle technology including engines, advanced electrics, service and maintenance, fault diagnosis, and electric and hybrid vehicle principles. Duties include: servicing vehicles by carrying out checks and maintenance and repairing and replacing faulty parts.

The role will vary by the employer based upon the specific needs of the location, but the position typically involves:

Servicing vehicles by carrying out checks and maintenance
Repairing and replacing faulty parts
Developing an understanding of workshop equipment, working principles and business objectives
Advising the service receptionists about required repairs and communicating with customers
Producing time and work required estimates
Maintaining repair, service records and customer information.

Training to be provided


Volvo Apprentices will attend block release training at the state-of-the-art Volvo Training & Development Centre in Daventry. Initially completing a 3-year nationally recognised Level 3 certification in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
A fully blended programme including webinars, e-books online Volvo learning and attended training, to progress and develop your technical competence in a safe inclusive environment
Attended training is complemented by a combination of regular coaching & mentoring visits at the workplace to review performance, portfolio progress and working relationships
Before the Standard is met, all apprentices must hold a certificate that meets the EU’s 2014 F-gas regulation.

Entry requirements

GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade C/4) Essential

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working

Future Prospects

There are lots of opportunities within our expanding retailer network to progress and move into new roles once you’ve successfully completed the programme.

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 19/04/2024




This job is located in Colchester, Essex

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