Apprentice Mechanic NWS

You will be working in a busy garage along side mechanics repairing and preparing customer vehicles. The garage is well known for Land Rover and Jaguars but deals with all types of vehicles. The role will involve hands on work and training to support you through your qualification.

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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

    40 hours over six days Monday to Saturday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    07 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    12 Oct 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

As an apprentice you will be working along side qualified mechanics assisting in the workshop.

  • Using tools to repair and prepare customer vehicles.
  • Working as a team
  • Following health and safety in the workplace
  • Cleaning the premises keeping work areas tidy
  • Servicing vehicles
  • Taking off and replacing components on vehicles

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communicator
  • Able to follow instruction
  • Able to retain information
  • Focused on wanting to work in the trade

Personal qualities

  • Smart reliable and presentable
  • Good timekeeper
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Keen interest in motor vehicles

Qualifications required

  • Grade A to C in Maths English and ICT or equivalent

Future prospects

The company is looking to offer the apprenticeship with the view to offering employment to the right candidate. This is a growing company with many opportunities.

Things to consider

The applicant must be able to get to and from the location on a daily basis. Due to where they are based would ideally suit a driver with own transport. You will also be required to attend a day release at Martec to do the technical part of the qualification.

About the employer

NWS are Europes largest Land Rover engine rebuilders, they recondition and remanufacture engines for Land Rover Discoverys, Range Rovers and Freelanders as well as Jaguars.




Higher Heath


SY13 2HX

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Training provider

Level 2 diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Maths, English and ICT if required

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Training provider

Martec Training

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Martec


Donna Turkel

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017