The Automotive Retail Industry provides employment for over half a million employees who work for approximately 70,000 employers. It is a major contributor to the UK economy. In a large dealership the Technician will typically report to the Workshop Controller, who in turn reports to the Aftersales Manager and liaises with the Service Reception. In smaller garages the Technician will report directly to the owner or Garage Manager.
The program duration is approximately 36 to 42 months and includes 24 weeks of block release training spread over 3 years. This is conducted at the purpose-built Toyota Training Academy at Burnaston, Derbyshire. In your first year, you will complete a 2-week induction block followed by a further 2, 1-week training blocks and 1, 2-week training block spread throughout the year. In your second year, you will have a further 3, 2-week training blocks and 2, 1-week training blocks spread throughout the year with a further 4, 2-week training blocks and 2, 1-week training blocks in the third year.
Upon successful completion of the qualification, you will also achieve the;
Toyota TEAM21* – Technician Licence (technical education for automotive mastery in the twenty first century)
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