Apprentice Mechanic Light Vehicle Premier Autos (Hednesford) Ltd

You will be undertaking all aspects of vehicle repair, maintenance and service.

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Closing date: 10 Oct 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

    The working week here is Monday to Friday, 830am to 530pm. There may be work here on Saturdays.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    29 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include

  • To diagnose and undertake electrical repairs on a wide variety of vehicles.
  • To undertake electrical installation of accessories and ancillary equipment on a wide variety of vehicles.
  • To test and repair digital control systems including ABS controls.
  • To service and repair ancillary parts and equipment as required.
  • To inspect, maintain and repair all types of petrol and diesel engine motor vehicles and plant operated by the Authority and its customers.
  • To requisition parts and equipment as necessary..
  • To carry out work within a realistic time.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You will already be a mechanically minded individual with an interest in how things work. Ideally you will have good dexteritory skills and an eye for detail.

Personal qualities

You will need to have a passion to learn and develop yourself.

You will need to be punctual and be able to start work on time every morning.

Your interpersonal skills will need to be good as you will work as part of a team and may also have interaction with customers.  

Qualifications required

You will already have GSCE maths and English at grade C or above, or the equivalant qualifications.


Future prospects

It is the intention of this company to invest in staff for the future. At the end of your apprenticeship, dependant on your performance, you will be offered the opportunity to progress to level 3.

Things to consider

You will need to have a level of physical fitness to be able to perform your day to day job duties.

About the employer

This company offers prestige vehicle MOT and servicing, have had successful apprentices before and are now looking to recruit again.


Premier Autos (Hednesford) Ltd


Littleworth Road


WS12 1NR

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Training provider

This is a level 2 apprenticeship in light vehicle maintenance and repair. As part of your qualification you will attend college once a fortnight and spend the rest of your working week in the workplace.

You may have to take functional skills maths and English, this will depend on the qualifications you already have.

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Walsall College - Wisemore Campus


Stephen Dugmore 01922 688891

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2017