Apprentice Light Vehicle Mechanic AC GARAGE SERVICES LIMITED

AC Garage Services consists of a small team that would support and assist a learner during their apprenticeship journey. This opportunity would include the apprentice developing skills and knowledge whilst carrying out basic service tasks and mechanic overhauls. They would also be supervised and guided by the workshop foreman.

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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

    5 days a week (8 hours a day). Days and Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    29 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

AC Garage Services are looking for candidates that have a genuine interest in automotive mechanics to complete an apprenticeship in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 2. This person would preferably live in the local area and because of their location have their own or access to  transport or be able to travel to work to arrive on time. A reliable and enthusiastic nature is also essential. Evidence of previous practical experience would also be desirable.

This is a varied role which would include:

  • Assisting with MOT repairs
  • General servicing and maintenance
  • Including the replacement of service items such as oil and air filters together and the replacement of brake and suspension components
  • These tasks would be carried out while being supervised and supported by the Workshop Foreman

Personal Protective Equipment must also be worn at all times, and company health and safety policies followed.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good basic practical skills and evidence of previously completed practical work would be desirable but not essential

Personal qualities

  • A reliable, enthusiastic and motivated individual is required
  • Own transport would also be highly desirable

Qualifications required

  • None required

Future prospects

The successful candidate would potentially have the opportunity to both progress onto the level 3 programme and following that train towards achieving there MOT inspectors licence.

About the employer

AC Garage services is a well-established family business based on the outskirts of Kingsteignton. They have built up an excellent reputation in the area and offer the local community a wide variety of garage services. These include MOT testing and repairs together with general servicing and maintenance.




Unit 3

Broadway Road

Newton Abbot

TQ12 3PJ

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Training provider

  • Level 2 QCF Diploma in Motor Vehicle, Technical Certificate and ERR
  • Functional Skills if not already achieved a GCSE C (or above) in Maths and English (or equivalent qualification)

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by South Devon College


Samantha Owen

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