Location Blackburn
Brand Audi
Department Apprentice
Salary £4.35
Closing Date 30/08/2019

Apprentice Technician - Blackburn Audi

Working at Swansway Group:

Swansway Group is a family owned and run motor group. We’ve been in the business over 50 years, so, we know a thing or two about the motor trade; and, more importantly for you, we also know a thing or two about creating a happy, motivated team!

We’ve won lots of awards; some national, some local, some industry, all of them recognise that we’re a dynamic, forward thinking business, delivering an excellent experience whether you’re a customer or an employee.

Our brand partners are synonymous with excellence, innovation and excitement, Audi, Jaguar, Land Rover, Jeep, Volkswagen, FIAT, to name but a few; couple this with our friendly, family feel and values of caring, honest and proud.

No matter, what your role, you’ll become part of the Swansway family, dedicated to delivering exceptional levels of customer and colleague delight.

Why should I choose Swansway for an Apprenticeship?

Swansway is passionate about creating opportunities for developing talent into the motor industry, market leaders in what we do training and growing our own talent is one of our top priorities. We invest heavily in only the best training for our Apprentices to ensure in turn we give the best service to our loyal customers.

When you become a Swansway Apprentice you’ll be given all the support you need from our in-house support team to ensure you succeed with every step of your career with Swansway.

You’ll be given accredited training from some of the best brands in the industry including; Audi, Land Rover and Honda, at the end of your Apprenticeship you’ll gain a nationally recognised qualification in Vehicle Repair and Maintenance, the training programme lasts for 3 years.

What will I be doing?

As a Swansway Apprentice Technician you’ll be teamed up with an experienced Technician who you’ll work closely with day to day and you’ll be learning tasks on the job.

Here is what a typical working week could look like:

  • To attend training at regular intervals as outlined by Assessors
  • Carry out necessary coursework and complete training courses in a timely manner
  • To put your theory into practice following your training block weeks
  • Maintain and develop skill levels in all aspects of repair, service and maintenance
  • To take an active part in upholding the company's health and safety policies
  • To keep work area and protective clothing clean, tidy and in a safe condition in order to uphold the manufacturers guidelines
  • Ensure vehicles comply with safety standards when returned to customer or that faults have been reported and noted on job cards
  • To notify Service Manager of damage or breakdown of workshop equipment or tooling
  • To complete MOT preparations and new car preparations

What’s in it for me?

You’ll be given a structured training plan and allocated an Assessor who will work closely with you to set work and assess your skill level. You’ll also be supported by a mentor and our in-house Apprentice Coordinator who’ll be on hand to give you support every step of the way.

We also offer a great salary so you can really ‘earn as you learn’ your salary will be reviewed upon completion of apprenticeship.

What do I need to apply?

  • Gained, or be working towards GCSE's 4-9 or A-C in Maths, English and a Science or Technical subject, or accredited equivalent
  • To be literate, reliable and eager to learn
  • A desire work as part of a team in a practical environment

The Swansway Group offers a range of benefits including:

  • Holidays that increase with time served + 8 bank holidays
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Company life assurance scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Discounts on Swansway Group products and services
  • Your birthday off

If you think Swansway could be place to start your career, apply today and join the family!

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