Volvo Cars Service Technician Apprenticeship



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Weekly wage £200.00
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, 8;30 - 5:30pm
duration: 36 months
start: 1 November 2019
Advanced(level 3)
Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle) (apprenticeship standard)
31 October 2019 (application closing date)
A fantastic apprenticeship opportunity within the Volvo Cars Dealer Network where you can learn and develop both new and your existing skills in an exciting and challenging role - best of all you'll earn while you learn!


Candidate’s daily duties will involve:

  • Marking out and measuring using basic hand tools
  • Bumper to bumper overview, service, and inspection
  • Body materials and construction
  • Engine mechanical
  • Cooling and lubrication, air and exhaust
  • Ignition petrol fuel, CI fuels
  • Braking systems, suspension, steering, wheels and tyres
  • Charging and starter, electrical auxiliaries, lighting
  • Clutches, manual/auto gearboxes, drivelines

Future Prospects

Potential to secure a full time permanent position at the end of the apprenticeship.

Skills Required

  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Problem solver and have attention to detail
  • Practical
  • Be very safety conscious
  • Be patient and well organised
  • Comfortable with the use of up to date information technology
  • The ability to work as part of a team, supporting a number of colleagues

Qualities Required

  • Desire to work in a results-focused environment
  • Take responsibility to keep your product knowledge up-to-date and relevant
  • Flexibility to work within workshop opening hours, including weekends

Qualifications Required

You will need 3 GCSEs (or equivalent) at grades A*-C/9-4, especially English, Maths, and ICT.

Training Provided

Over the 36 – 40 month programme you will work towards a Level 3 Apprentice Standard in Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician and receive the following:

  • At work training supported with coaching, mentoring and assessment
  • Instructor led training at Volvo’s Training and Development Centre at Daventry
  • Online learning modules (+ other elective sessions if you wish)
  • Webinar based modules
  • Assignments and workbooks: completed by self-study/in dealer study
  • On the job competence assessment with assigned mentors
  • End point assessment at Volvo to achieve the apprenticeship standard
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