Apprentice Vehicle Mechanic Drivetech Autos Ltd

This is an excellent long term opportunity to join a successful independent run garage. We are looking for a disciplined hard worker who we can train to fit into a highly skilled team. The opportunities are endless for the right person.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8.30am-5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    03 Nov 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will be involved in assisting with a full range of tasks including:

  • Vehicle inspections
  • Servicing
  • Repairs
  • MOTs
  • Changing of all filters, plugs, engine oil
  • Removal and inspection of all suspension bushes, joints, discs, pads, coil springs, brake pipes, hoses and exhaust systems
  • Checking tyres and fluids

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Must be proficient in the use of IT
  • Good attention to detail
  • Flexible and able to prioritise
  • Excellent communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Practical
  • Hard working
  • Organised
  • Reliable
  • Trustworthy
  • Self-motivated
  • Team player

Qualifications required

Everyday working level of English and Maths. If learner does not have GCSEs grade C or above they may be put in to do functional skills.

Future prospects

For the right person, progression onto a Level 3 apprenticeship with the organisation. And a full time role after that.

Things to consider

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) for Apprentices is £3.40 from the 1st October 2016. 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 Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Drivetech autos is a business that exists on our reputation for excellent service, honesty and transparency. We’ve been serving local motorists in Berkshire for over 4 years and we work tirelessly to improve the perception of independent garages. We offer a wide range of services; MOT, car services, van services, general repairs on all makes and models and also tyre fitting. We have a small fleet of complimentary courtesy cars which makes us the ideal choice for motorists in Berkshire and the surrounding areas.


Drivetech Autos Ltd


864 Plymouth Road



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Training provider

  • Level 2 NVQ in Vehicle Maintenance
  • Level 2 Vehicle Maintenance Certificate
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English and IT (with exemptions if the candidate has grade A*-C at GCSE)
  • Employment rights and responsibilities (in booklet format)
  • Personal learning and thinking skills (PLTS) - embedded into the other units

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Berkshire College of Agriculture


Emma Hurley 01628 827530

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017