Apprentice Vehicle Mechanic Tops Auto Services

This is an excellent long term opportunity to join a successful family run garage. We are looking for a disciplined hard worker who we can train to fit into a highly skilled team. The opportunities are endless for the right person.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Up to 40 paid hours a week (8.00am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    08 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for a polite, learner who has a personable approach towards us as a team and our clients. We need someone confident who is looking to expand their skills set and deal with customers on a daily basis. We are a team of three people looking to welcome new talent into the industry.

You will be involved in assisting with a full range of tasks including:

  • Vehicle inspections
  • General servicing
  • MOT preparation and repair work
  • Repairs to petrol and diesel engines
  • Repair of steering, suspension and brake systems
  • Repairing of exhaust systems
  • Repairing/replacing of electrical components
  • Checking and replacing tyres
  • General tidying/cleaning of vehicles
  • General Workshop duties

Possible pay increase as skills increase.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Must be proficient in the use of IT
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Flexible and able to prioritise
  • Excellent communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Practical
  • Hard working
  • Organised
  • Reliable
  • Trustworthy
  • Self-motivated
  • Team player

Qualifications required

Everyday English and Maths.

Future prospects

For the right person, progression onto a Level 3 apprenticeship with the organisation. And a full time role after that.

Things to consider

• Must be able to work in the UK with no Visa restrictions. • Some outdoor work required – in Winter as well as Summer. • Must be physically able to cope with the demands of the job. • Some weekend work required. • Must be local or able to drive (to be able to get to work on time). • Must be able to make own way to work

About the employer

A new but growing business, with a friendly family feel. We pride ourselves on our personal approach. Everyone experiences different parts of the business and jobs, so no one person is stuck on one job all day. No day is the same.


Tops Auto Services


Potters Yard Unit 5

Drift Road



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Training provider

  • Level 2 NVQ in Vehicle Maintenance
  • Level 2 Vehicle Maintenance Certificate
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English and IT (with exemptions if the candidate has grade A-C at GCSE)
  • Employment rights and responsibilities (in booklet format)
  • Personal learning and thinking skills (PLTS) - embedded into the other units

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Berkshire College of Agriculture


Sophie Robinson 01628827438

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017