At Skillnet, we can offer apprenticeships for:
LIGHT VEHICLE TECHNICIAN:
Apprentices will learn how to find and repair faults on a range of different cars as well as carry out routine servicing. Computer technology plays a key part in today's vehicles and you will use them as part of your everyday activities.
HEAVY VEHICLE TECHNICIAN:
Today's trucks can be worth in excess of £100,000 and so learning how to keep them safely on the road is critical to their owners, who rely on the skills students will learn as an apprentice Heavy Vehicle Technician.
Tyres and exhausts need to be fitted quickly and expertly. As a Fast-fit Technician Apprentices learn a range of repair and replace techniques which will make them a key member of the workforce.
MET/VEHICLE BODY FITTING TECHNICIAN:
An accident is the last thing anyone wants in a vehicle but they do happen. The job of a MET/Vehicle Body Fitting Technician Apprentice will be to remove and replace damaged parts and ensure that the vehicle is returned to "as good as new" and "as safe as new" condition. This role includes replacing any mechanical components that may be damaged in an accident, from a light bulb to a complete engine.
VEHICLE PAINT TECHNICIAN:
The best cars are beautifully designed and then beautifully painted. Vehicle Paint Technician Apprentices will learn how to prepare vehicles for primer and paint and then mix, match and apply a range of different paints using a whole series of different techniques.
VEHICLE PANEL TECHNICIAN:
Modern vehicles are designed with a huge range of different body construction materials that require increasingly complex repair methods. Vehicle Panel Technicians are responsible for restoring the vehicle bodywork to its pre-accident condition by panel-beating, welding, fabricating and filling.
Today's vehicles are designed so that many parts can be replaced. The job of a Parts Technician is to use the latest computer technology to find the right part, at the right price and in the right location to ensure their customers get the part they need. This career requires a real eye for detail and a strong interest in computers.
The electrical systems on cars and trucks are becoming increasingly complex and Apprentices who train as a specialist in this area will be in high demand.
From meeting and greeting customers to dealing with complaints and compliments, how a business delivers customer service is key to its success. This Apprenticeship is suitable for people working in all areas of the dealership.
The key to business success is finding and retaining customers. Whether it is selling parts or vehicles or other products and services, developing good long-term relationships with customers is vital. This Apprenticeship will train learners in the key techniques to successful, professional selling.
The smooth flow of paper and other information through a dealership is vital. This Apprenticeship will develop learners' IT, customer service and general administration skills.
TEAM LEADING & MANAGEMENT QUALIFICATIONS:
Whether an employee has been newly promoted to their first supervisory role or are an experienced Manager this range of training programmes will help develop their skills.