Apprentice Service & Maintenance Technician - Berkshire Toyota - Advanced (Level 3)


Berkshire Toyota

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £166.00
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, 08:30 – 17:30.
duration: 3 years
start: 30 September 2020
Advanced (Level 3)
Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle) (apprenticeship standard)
31 August 2020 (application closing date)
As an Apprentice, you will work alongside an experienced Technician, maintaining and repairing a wide variety customer’s vehicle to very high industry standards.


The job will involve the service, diagnosis and repair of a wide variety of vehicles to very high industry standards.

Duties will include;

  • Carrying out foundation tasks common to all service and repair procedures
  • Contributing to a safe and efficient workshop environment
  • Accessing information such as wiring diagrams, technical data, and vehicle repair information
  • Using complex diagnostic, mechanical, and, electrical measuring equipment
  • Inspecting and preparing vehicles to quality standards
  • Removing, repairing/replacing components to manufacturer’s specification
  • Investigating vehicle faults and identifying their underlying causes
  • Applying advanced diagnostic principles, and logical problem-solving techniques, using diagnostic tools, and standard testing regimes, to identify mechanical and electrical faults

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will gain the Apprenticeship standard Motor vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) Level 3 qualification.

Future Prospects

Once qualified, the right candidate can progress within the company. 

Reality Check

Positive points:

  • As a Vehicle Technician, you will have a number of transferable skills
  • Customer satisfaction, and meeting targets is highly rewarding, and gives great job satisfaction

Negative points:

  • This is a physically demanding role, being active most of the time
  • You may be expected to work Saturday’s on a rota basis 

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

Skills Required

You should be;

  • Technically minded
  • Practical
  • Able to think logically
  • A good listener

Qualities Required

You should be:

  • Able to follow instructions
  • Willing to study
  • A team player
  • Able to work in a busy, fast moving environment

Qualifications Required

  • Ideally, you will have, or be predicted to gain, good GCSEs (or equivalent) in English and maths, although these are not essential
  • However, you must be literate and numerate

Training Provided

  • Level 3 - Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle) standard
  • Functional Skills if required

With mentoring, support and monitoring whilst at work, combined with residential training at the Toyota Academy, you will gain the knowledge and skills required to achieve the qualification.

Please Note:

  • Off the job training is on a residential basis
  • Apprentices stay at the Mercure Burton Upon Trent
  • All travel and accommodation costs are covered by the employer
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