Electric Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

Baylis Vauxhall (Employer)

Calex UK Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £192.40
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:30pm, however each of our dealers will have different requirements. Shifts to be confirmed.
36 months (duration)
5 September 2022(start date)
22 August 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

This exciting apprenticeship programme is ideal for someone who is looking to begin their journey to becoming a qualified service technician and who wants to develop a long-term career with an ambitious automotive brand. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.


The role of an Electric Vehicle Technician is to maintain, service and repair vehicles to a consistently high standard. Our dealers use some of the most advanced service equipment and techniques in the world making this a great time to start your career with Stellantis.

The Electric Vehicle Technician role varies slightly by the employer, based upon the specific needs within the location.  The below explanation is a guide to support you in understanding what the role might entail.

Electric Vehicle Technicians service and repair light vehicles such as cars up to 3.5 tonnes. Technicians are trained in all areas of vehicle mechanics and electronics, from engine and exhaust systems to air conditioning and security features.

The duties of an Electric Vehicle Technician may include:

  • Marking out & measuring using basic hand tools and equipment
  • Service and inspection work covering the whole vehicle to appraise, maintain and repair systems
  • Carrying out regular maintenance of customers vehicles to ensure that they stay reliable and safe
  • Working with vehicle body materials and units 
  • Engine mechanical work covered in service and repair procedures
  • Cooling systems, lubrication, air & exhaust work
  • Repair and diagnosis of Ignition petrol / diesel fuel systems
  • Working on vehicle braking systems to assess condition and carry out repairs to ensure vehicles are safe
  • Checking and repairing vehicle suspension and steering systems including wheels and tyres 
  • Checking and diagnosing vehicle charging and starter systems including all electrical auxiliaries and lighting 
  • Carrying out work on clutches, manual/auto gearboxes, drivelines
  • Work with High Voltage vehicle systems to service and diagnose faults (After formal HV training is completed)
  • Carry out vehicle charging of high voltage vehicles before vehicle passed back to customer

Future Prospects

  • There are lots of opportunities to develop your career within our expanding dealer network. Your early development is carefully mapped through your apprenticeship journey with your learning focussed toward achieving an industry recognised qualification that's recognised across the motor industry
  • This is the grounding for your future development within the network and opportunities exist, once qualified, to further develop your skills and to move into new roles

Reality Check

  • We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of gender and ethnic group and appointment will be based on merit alone
  • Being committed to equal opportunities, if you have a disability, please state this during the application process. Measures will be put in place to support you through your application and the apprenticeship journey


Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

  • Good communication and listening skills 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Safety conscious 
  • Problem solving
  • Well organised and patient 
  • Comfortable with the use of up-to-date technology 
  • Practical

Qualities Required

  • Willingness to learn
  • Team working/working with others
  • Motivation for the role/automotive and engineering interest
  • Personal responsibility and career ownership

Qualifications Required

Prior attainment: GCSE (or equivalent) grade A*-C/9-4 in English and maths. Predicted grades are accepted.

Equivalent grades include:

  • BTEC First Diplomas and Certificates
  • OCR Nationals
  • Key Skills Level 2
  • NVQs
  • Functional Skills Level 2

Training Provided

Level 3 Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle) apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Full Electric Vehicle Training
  • We will support you to gain your functional skills if you require them in maths and English
  • All of our apprentices are employed through the dealer network and attend week-long block training at our state-of-the-art training centre in Coventry
  • Block training is complemented by a combination of regular coaching visits from one of our experienced Coaches as well as Virtual Classroom sessions and E-Learning modules
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
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