Are you passionate about working with cars? Lanehouse Weymouth are looking to employ an outgoing, enthusiastic apprentice to join their busy garage. You’ll learn all aspects of vehicle diagnostics & repair.

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

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Closing date: 31 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

    Monday to Friday 40 Hours Per Week

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    10 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

As a Intermediate Light Vehicle apprentice, you will have an opportunity to work with a qualified technician on a diverse range of vehicles.

Level 2 Light goods Automotive apprentice:

  • General Servicing.
  • Fast Fit- Exhaust, Brakes.
  • Cambelts.
  • General Maintenance/Repairs.

The working week is Monday-Friday.

Application Process

  • APPLY - via GetMyFirstJob using the link below. Please upload you CV to your profile.
  • ASSESSMENT - you will receive an invite via email to attend an assessment session at one of our campuses.
  • EMPLOYER - we will send your application & CV to the employer for consideration.
  • INTERVIEW - if you are selected for interview we will contact you to arrange a date and time.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to work well in a team.
  • It would be preferable if you have a driving Licence.

Personal qualities

  • Confident.
  • Outgoing.
  • Good Listener.

Qualifications required

  • General mechanical Knowledge , with some experience preferable.
  • Have an genuine interest in working in Mechanics.
  • GCSEs, or equivalent, In Maths,English plus one science graded A*-C.

Future prospects

Further training in the Vauxhall academy to a high level , and then possible position in group.

About the employer

The Lanehouse Group is the main dealer for Vauxhall & Suzuki in South West Dorset, with outlets in Weymouth and Bridport. Established 1973 in Weymouth, the Company has steadily expanded itself over the years to be a leading main dealer in Dorset. For many years the group traded as a solus Vauxhall dealership in Weymouth with Sales, Servicing, Parts and Body-shop. In 1997 the company expanded adding Vauxhall Sales and Servicing in Bridport. In 2010 Suzuki was introduced with Suzuki Sales, Service, Body-shop and Parts. The Company today is still owned and operated by the Avery family, with Peter Avery the founder still in an operational role as Managing Director.The company both sells new and used vehicles and offers servicing ,repairs and MOT for all their customers needs.

Lanehouse Weymouth have had apprentices for many years and are looking to expand there workforce with a new addition to the team, this offers enormous potential and the chance to train on the Vauxhall tr




Lanehouse Weymouth

1 Avon Close

Granby Ind Estate



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Training provider

Paragon Skills are one of the leading training providers in the country. We have the ENERGY & EXPERIENCE to give you the EDGE in kick starting your career. Our Personal Tutors will deliver outstanding teaching and learning to help ENERGISE you to complete your apprenticeship training and leave you confident to EXECUTE tasks to the highest standard.

With this apprenticeship you will complete the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair.
  • Technical Certificate in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Principles.
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English & ICT.
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities.
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills.

All training will be delivered by a combination of work place training & assessment and attending one day a week at our Bournemouth campus. You will be mentored by experienced members of staff while developing your skills to a nationally recognised industry standard.

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Paragon Skills For Industry


Harriet Barr

Employer's Application Instructions

Apply via GetMyFirstJob - applications come through to the provider, are prescreened by a telephone interview.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Oct 2017