PSA Peugeot Citroen Apprentice Service Technician Citroen U K Ltd

Automotive Apprentice Technician working towards Level 2 and progressing onto a Level 3 Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Apprenticeship Framework.

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Closing date: 27 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £162.00 - £282.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage rates are £4.05 an hour for 16 - 17 year olds, £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

    40 Hours

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    29 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Are you looking to start a career within the automotive industry?

Do you want to work for the company that came 2nd in the best apprentice employer of 2014 awards?

Are you self-motivated and results oriented?

This role covers a wide range of specialisms, including:

  • Cars
  • Light commercial vehicles
  • Electrics and electronic, known as an Auto Electrician
  • Parts replacements
  • Administration
  • After Sales
  • Parts storage
  • Dealing with customers

Although the levels of skill may vary they are all jobs, which require concentrated, physical activity. You will gain in-depth knowledge of a vehicle and its systems. But you will also use high-tech equipment to find out what’s wrong with the vehicle and then use a range of tools to remove, replace or repair faulty or worn components.

These roles bring a great amount of satisfaction to individuals with a passion for problem solving.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good Practical
  • Problem solver
  • Have great patience
  • Methodical approach
  • Good under pressure

Personal qualities

  • Have a passion for the automotive industry
  • Be committed to complete a 3 year programme
  • A desire to continually develop

Qualifications required

Entry Requirements:

  • 3 GCSEs at A*-C, in Maths and English or equivalent
  • Aged 16+

Future prospects

Once you become qualified and more experienced, there are plenty of opportunities to develop your career by moving into supervision and aftersales management. This means there's a world of opportunities ahead of you. You may also be able to work towards a Consultant Technician status over 4 years.

Things to consider

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour from 1st April 2017. 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

Peugeot Citroën DS Head Office.


Citroen U K Ltd


493-495 Bursledon Road


SO19 8NJ

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Training provider

For 2016/17 Our Service Technician Programme is split into two learning journeys, we offer a two year level 2 programme at service technician level.
The candidates who successfully complete their level 2 apprenticeship and who are eligible for our level 3 programme maybe enrolled onto our level 3 programme for another 12 months.

Subject to meeting the level 3 entry requirements

  • Level 2 NVQ, Level 2 Technical Certificate during the two year programme
  • 12 weeks of residential training at The Academy in Coventry
  • Functional Skills delivery during the Apprenticeship
  • Technical Training courses integrated into the apprentices learning journey
  • PSA accredited Service Maintenance Technician Training
  • IMI Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Training

Level 3 NVQ & Level 3 Diploma

  • 6 weeks of residential training at The Academy in Coventry
  • Technical Training courses integrated into the apprentices learning journey.
  • Service & Maintenance Technician Development Plan
  • Refrigerant & Gas Handling accreditation at the successful completion of level 3 programme (requires an additional days at The Academy)
  • In addition to our level 2 and level 3 programme, learners will have Bespoke Academy development plans for apprentices, incorporating prerequisite e-learning & assessments linked to the formal qualifications

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Training provider

Peugeot Citroen Apprenticeships

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Citroen Uk Ltd


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Closing date: 27 Sep 2017