What will the apprentice be doing?
Duties will include:
Carrying out foundation tasks common to all service and repair procedures
Contributing to a safe working environment
Accessing information such as wiring diagrams and technical data
Using complex diagnostic, mechanical and electrical measuring equipment
Removing, repairing/replacing components to manufacturer’s specification
Applying advanced diagnostic principles and logical problem-solving techniques
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (light vehicle) apprenticeship standard, which includes:
Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
End-Point Assessment (EPA)
Off the job training is on a residential basis
Travel and accommodation costs covered by the employer.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Once qualified, there may be the chance for progression within the company.
Reality CheckA qualified Technician has many transferable skills This is a physically demanding role Off the job training is on a residential basis
Skills RequiredCommunication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent English & Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Desired