Johnsons Honda

Apprentice Car Service Technician


Johnsons Honda

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £158.00 to £182.00
40.0 hours per week Monday – Friday Some occasional Saturdays, but that is to be discussed with dealer at interview
duration: 3 years
start: 1 April 2020
Milton Keynes
Advanced(level 3)
Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle) (apprenticeship standard)
31 March 2020 (application closing date)
The successful candidate will be employed by a Honda dealership and will be required to learn all aspects of the role of an Apprentice Car Service Technician, as well as being required to attend block training at the Honda Centre of Excellence.


The top 4 daily duties in this role are as follows. Please note your duties in this role are not limited to the below and the level of complexity with each task will progress as your skills and knowledge develop in the role.

  • To carry out PDI (pre delivery inspection) on new vehicles before delivery to the customer
  • Carry out routine servicing on customer vehicles
  • Carry out routine maintenance and repairs on vehicles, increasingly this will include diagnosis and the rectification of faults

Complete all appropriate paperwork for each task clearly and accurately

Future Prospects

  • Career progression including Master Technician
  • Service or Aftersales Department
  • Supervisor
  • Dealership management

Reality Check

  • Reliable transport
  • Staying away from home for 1 week block training
  • Committing to an apprenticeship
  • Willing to self-study

Skills Required

  • Passion for the automotive industry
  • Technology
  • Engineering

Qualities Required

  • Willing to learn
  • Good communication skills
  • Time keeping
  • Committing to an 3 years programme
  • Flexibility

Qualifications Required

3 GCSE’s at Level 4 or above or equivalent qualifications

Training Provided

  • Apprenticeship Standard in Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician - Light Vehicle
  • Honda Maintenance Technician certified
  • Level 2 Award in Routine Maintenance Activities on Electrically Propelled Vehicles
  • Level 3 Award in Electrically Propelled Vehicle Repair and Replacement
  • Level 3 Award in Refrigerant Handling in Mobile Air Conditioning Systems
  • Functional Skills maths Level 2
  • Functional Skills English Level 2
  • The Honda Challenge Personal Development Programme
  • Emergency First Aid for Appointed Persons
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