Apprentice Vehicle Technician (Lancaster Toyota Chelmsford) Lancaster Toyota

Excellent opportunity to train as a Vehicle Technician for a high profile car manufacturer, training under experienced technicians whilst you work towards a nationally recognised qualification.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 08 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.30 am - 5.30 pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    18 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    19 Sep 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Are you interested in learning how cars work? If your passion is for cars and motor vehicle technology then this apprenticeship is for you. If successful, you will be employed by one the many Toyota Retail Centres located all around the UK
  • Once trained as a Toyota technician you will be expected to carry out a wide variety of tasks from routine maintenance to full overhaul
  • You will work with some of the very latest hi tech diagnostic equipment and motor vehicle technology in the industry including our cutting edge Hybrid technology
  • Your apprenticeship - Candidates will undertake an apprenticeship in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair upon completion candidates will immediately progress to an advanced apprenticeship, the overall programme will last three years
  • During this time you will attend block release training at our state of the art training centre in Nottingham for 23 weeks. For the remaining weeks you will be working full time in one of Toyota's network of Retail Centres

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Technically minded

Personal qualities

  • Good listener

Qualifications required

Ideally you will have GCSEs (or equivalent qualifications) A*-C in Maths, English and Science all though this is not mandatory.

Future prospects

Once you have completed your apprenticeship you will be eligible to attend further technical training courses through Toyota's adult training programme. Successful completion of these along with Toyota's technician assessments will provide you with the opportunity to rise to the very top of your game. There are many opportunities to rise through the ranks within a Toyota  Retail Centre, it's all down to you and the effort you are willing to put in.

Things to consider

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.40 per hour from 1st October 2016. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

Toyota Lancaster Chelmsford


Lancaster Toyota


Hedgerows Business Park

Colchester Road




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Training provider

Candidates will initially undertake an Apprenticeship in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair. Upon completion of the initial Apprenticeship, candidates will then progress on to an Advanced apprenticeship. Upon completion of the programme the successful candidate will have achieved the following:

  • NVQ/VCQ in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
  • Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
  • Functional Skills as required

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Toyota Academy

Employer's Application Instructions

Apply online at and complete the online application form in full

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 08 Aug 2017