Suzuki Service Technician Apprentice Eastham Motors

An opportunity to join the Suzuki Apprentice programme as a Service Technician. You will work with a dedicated Suzuki dealer and attend training at our state of the art centre in Doncaster.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Nov 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

    Mon - Sun 08:00am - 18:00pm (Weekend work on a rota basis)

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    02 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This is an opportunity to become part of the Suzuki Apprenticeship programme as a Service Technician. Supported throughout by a dedicated employer - this vacancy is for a 3 year Apprenticeship that will result in the successful candidate gaining an Advanced Apprenticeship in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair.

As a Service Technician you would be involved in a variety of tasks ranging from:

  • Servicing and repairs
  • Replacing components
  • Using specialist equipment such as electrical and electronic diagnostics
  • Engine tuning equipment to measure performance
  • Rectifying faults on customer’s vehicles in a busy Suzuki workshop

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • No specific skills required, however an interest in motor vehicles would be beneficial

Personal qualities

  • Keen and enthusiastic
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Good time keeping

Qualifications required

GCSEs (or equivalent) grades A-C in:

  • Maths
  • English
  • Science

Please ensure you list all your qualifications, as lower grades may be considered

Future prospects

Permanent role may be considered

Things to consider

Training on the Apprenticeships Programme for 16 to 18 year olds is a priority and fully-funded by Government. Training for Apprenticeships for those over this age is part funded, with employers expected to make a part or full contribution Candidates are advised to apply as soon as possible as the employer will start to interview as soon as applications are received. This may mean the vacancy may close before the date advertised. If you have any questions regarding this vacancy, or experience any difficulties when applying, please contact Heather Jones on 0115 9380222/07773030611 Your training will be delivered as block release, which will involve extended periods away from home (1 week blocks). The cost of travel and accommodation is met by the employer

About the employer

Welcome to Eastham Motors New Suzuki Official Suzuki dealer in the Wirral and Chester areas. Eastham Motors are proud to be associated with the the Suzuki brand in the Wirral, Chester and Merseyside area. Eastham Motors represent all of the good things that the motor industry strives for, namely trust, service, on time delivery, courteous staff, efficiency, competitive costs, attention to detail, and a superb choice of new and used Suzuki vehicles. Thousands of happy customers cannot be wrong, as a glance at the many testimonial letters will testify. Eastham Motors have all of the very latest diagnostic equipment which means your Suzuki engine will be tuned to perfection. A service will become a pleasure rather than a chore, especially as you can take full advantage of our recently re-furbished lounge area. Hyundai Servicing Eastham Motors have enjoyed a long standing relationship with Hyundai for over 28 years now and have a reputation that is difficult for anyone to surpass. Currently the areas number one Hyundai approved service and repairs provider Eastham Motors bring years of experience to the job so you can rest assured that when you leave your car it will be cared for by time served mechanics. Make sure you book your next Hyundai service at Eastham Motors.


Eastham Motors



New Chester Road


CH62 0AA

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Training provider

This is a Service Technician Apprenticeship, training is delivered by block release at the Suzuki apprentice training centre at Doncaster, S.Yorks, with assessments being conducted in the work place by an assessor

As a result you will receive the following qualification:

  • Level 3 VCQ & VRQ Certificate in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
  • Functional Skills in English, Maths, ICT (if required)
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities

Apprenticeship standard

Automotive retail > Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (light vehicle)

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bosch


Heather Jones 07773030611

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

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Nov 2017