Apprentice Light Vehicle Technician - Level 3 Lex Transfleet Ltd

Babcock have an exciting opportunity in their workshop, for an apprentice light vehicle technician. You will be mentored by their own fully qualified Senior Technician in all the latest techniques.

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

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Closing date: 23 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    39 hours per week, Monday - Friday. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    27 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • To attend college as and when required, in order to complete NVQ Level II and III portfolios in the required time scale.
  • To be receptive to all reasonable job instructions and ensure that all on-the-job learning is carried out in a responsible and appropriate manner.
  • Attend all training courses required by the company within the Apprenticeship period.
  • To learn the use of specialist tools, diagnostic equipment and test procedures whilst working on various vehicles.
  • To report any defects relating to vehicle safety etc., to the instructing Technician or Workshop Supervisor.
  • To maintain an awareness of compliance with current and future legislation with regards to Health and Safety, COSHH and Environmental Protection Act.
  • To attend residential training courses, as required, throughout the apprenticeship.
  • To assist the instructing technician in all aspects of work, as shown or instructed to do.
  • To ensure that where required, all time recording of attendance and time of jobs is correctly recorded.
  • Be fully up-to-date on all Health and Safety issues related to workshops.
  • To prepare and complete any evidence of learning required for college, the company or outside assessors.
  • To work within established Company policies and procedures.
  • Promote company values and standards and exhibit appropriate behaviour in accordance with Company ethos.
  • Use talent and ability to encourage achievement and continuous improvement.
  • To demonstrate safety, integrity, and commitment at all times.
  • Maintain excellent levels of communication throughout the team and the wider business.
  • To carry out any other duties as and when necessary to meet the varying demands of the business and satisfy customer needs.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

No skills required as full training will be given, just bring your enthusiasm

Personal qualities

You will need to have a high level of attention to detail and working to a high standard to ensure the customer’s car is in safe hands and has been restored to its previous pristine condition.

Qualifications required

Ideally GCSEs (or equivalent) 9 to 3 (A*-D) in English and Maths.

Future prospects

On completion of the Apprenticeship Programme you will receive the following: Level 3 Diploma in Vehicle Parts Operations Competence (VCQ) Level 3 Diploma in Vehicle Parts Operations Principles (VRQ) Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths Award in Employment Rights and Responsibilities for the Automotive Industry

About the employer

Providing critical fleet management and training for c 80,000 customer owned defence, emergency services, airport and commercial vehicles, engineering services and technical training worldwide.


Lex Transfleet Ltd


25-33 Parkhouse Street



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Training provider

This course usually takes 3 years to gain an NVQ/VCQ Level 3 in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair.

To do this you'll go to a further education (FE) college, on block release to the Remit Academy in Derby.

The rest of the time will be spent in a place of employment where you will get to learn practical skills from seeing the real working environment.

Once you pass your assessments and progress through your course you will be able to start completing tasks on your own.

To ensure you are competent in completing tasks on your own a Remit assessor will visit you periodically at the work place to complete assessment testing with you.

Training is delivered to suit the needs of every apprentice and their employer, where possible, and includes:

  • On-the-job supported study
  • E-learning
  • Distance learning and self-study
  • Classroom sessions
  • Off-the-job training
  • Block training

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Remit Ltd


Emily Draven

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply

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

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Closing date: 23 Oct 2017