Motor Vehicle Mechanic Apprentice Wheel Smart Repairs

An exciting opportunity for a keen and enthusiastic apprentice to work for a well established garage in Stafford. You will learn all aspects of car servicing and repair.

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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

    Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    19 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    19 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties include:

  • Dealing with repairs of vehicles
  • Services
  • Fixing brakes and clutches
  • Alloy wheel work
  • bodywork
  • Repairing of air conditioning systems and diagnostics.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

A passion for cars and a practical approach

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Able to follow instruction

Qualifications required

A-D GCSE English and Maths or equivalent preferrerd but not essential.

Future prospects

Full time employment for the right candidate and level 3

Things to consider

From 1st October 2016 The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.40 per hour. From April 2017 this rises to £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Wheel Smart Repairs are a busy garage based in Stafford that specialise in Alloys


Wheel Smart Repairs


Auto Vogue Centre Unit 2

St. Albans Road Industrial Estate


ST16 3DR

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Training provider

  • Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 2
  • Functional Skills English, Maths and IT.
  • ERR 
  • PLTS

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Training provider

Nova Training

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nova Training Ltd


Carolyn Marson 07969 090211

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Closing date: today