Vauxhall apprenticeships at Bedford College

Monday 2 February 2015

Bedford College continues its close relationship with Vauxhall in the county by offering up some sought after 2015 apprenticeships with the international organisation.

Bedford College provides training for staff from apprentices to Team Leaders. Vauxhall Motors last year also donated a car to the college’s Vehicle Technology Training Centre in Triumph Way in Kempston.

New for 2015: General Motors UK, in collaboration with Bedford College, is looking to recruit Apprentices in:

•   Business & Administration

•   Maintenance Engineering

•   Warehousing & Storage

to commence in early September 2015 to work across their premises in Bedfordshire.  All roles offer prospects to progress within the business.

Applicants must have attained or be predicted to achieve a minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade A*-C inclusive of Maths and English and for those applying for the Maintenance Engineering apprenticeships subjects must include Maths, English and Science (grade C or above).

Warehousing & Storage Applicants - will need to be fully fit to pick and pack warehouse materials quickly, accurately and safely and able to use powered equipment and computer systems.  Training will be provided. Applications from students with higher qualifications e.g. A-Levels are welcomed.  Evidence of achievement will be required. 

Please note, Engineering apprentices may be expected to obtain their Driving Licence during their apprenticeship, if one has not already been attained.

To apply, please book a place at the Initial Assessment events being held at Bedford College (during the February half term break). Final booking deadline February 15th 12 noon.

Apprentices will be employed via Adecco, General Motors’ Pan European preferred employment partner, and will earn in the region of £11,676 per annum in their first year.  Wages increase dependent upon performance after each completed year of the Apprenticeship programme.

Many benefits are available for apprentices, from holiday entitlement to staff discounts.

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