572 - Apprentice Technician

Date: 18-May-2023

Location: Derby, United Kingdom

Company: inchcape

Job Introduction

Apprentice Vehicle Technician - Lexus Derby

We have an amazing opportunity for you to kick start your career working with some of the most prestigious automotive brands currently in the market.

We will support you on your journey and help you to develop a thorough understanding of vehicle repair work in line with Company service schedules.  As one of our Apprentice Vehicle Technicians you will undertake a programme of study line with the company/brand apprenticeship scheme

As an Apprentice Technician, you will receive a competitive salary, excellent training & support, as well as some amazing benefits including:

• Employee Discounts with The Showroom – make your salary go further with the discounts and cashback offers available at over 1000 retailers

• Vehicle purchase discounts – There are plenty ways that you & your family can Drive with Us at Inchcape, from vehicle discounts to service offers. Own your dream car for less

• A pension that pays – Our flexible pension scheme gives you the freedom to plan for the future in a way that suits you. Choose exactly how much you want to contribute on a monthly basis

• Life Assurance – we give you the peace of mind when you need it most

• Cycle to work scheme – get a new bike, equipment or both

• Employee Assistance Programme – We take employee wellbeing seriously at Inchcape, we offer a programme to support all our colleagues and families with whatever challenges they may face at work or at home 24/7 365 days a year

• Save as you earn plan- reap the rewards of Inchcape’s success and effortlessly grow your savings. Save every month for a set period in order to buy Inchcape shares at a discounted price

And much more….

Main Responsibilities

You will;

• Receive work instructions and ensure that these are fully carried out, working to company service schedules and quality standards in respect of all work undertaken

• Investigate reported problems, as directed using special tools and diagnostic equipment as necessary, obtaining advice from senior staff as necessary

• Report any additional work or parts required and get authorisation to continue

• Ensure that special tools and equipment are kept in good order and that problems are immediately notified for action

• Develop and understanding of all necessary documentation in respect of warranty work

• Ensure that customer’s vehicles are cared for and returned in a satisfactory condition for handover

• Ensure that all work undertaken is passed as satisfactory on the completion of each job by a qualified member of staff

• Maintain the work bays and surrounding areas in a clean and tidy condition as instructed

• To undertake study as required by the relevant apprenticeship programme

The Ideal Candidate

• A passion for everything automotive

• Punctual and being great at timekeeping

• High motivation levels, with excellent communication and have the ability to work well under pressure

• Drive to exceed targets

• GCSE (or equivalent) in Math's, English and Science


At Inchcape we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, and believe that Inchcape is for Everyone. So if you’re excited about this role and you share our values to deliver great experiences through fresh thinking and working better together, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right person for this or other roles. Please get in touch!