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SMR Controller – Business Admin Apprenticeship Total Motion Vehicle Maintenance Ltd

To be a member of the Driver Support Team which supports Total Motion’s operation’s department to ensure a great customer experience, manage fleet vehicle utilisation by keeping VOR days to a minimum and achieve fleet cost reductions.

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Closing date: 24 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £184.80 to £356.40

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 08:30 - 17:30, Breaks - 1 hour for lunch, 20 days annual leave and all Bank Holidays.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    01 Apr 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Key Tasks:

  • Control maintenance spend on all fleet vehicles and authorise vehicle repairs applying cost control methods to ensure the most economical repair methods are applied
  • Proactively make Service and MOT bookings
  • Place rental bookings to cover vehicles off the road
  • Identify rechargeable items and process for billing
  • Highlight warranty issues to reduce fleet costs
  • Daily downtime management for fleet vehicles
  • Accurately entering data to our fleet management system

This list is not an exhaustive list and you will be expected to undertake any tasks commensurate with your position.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Mechanical automotive repair knowledge (desirable)
  • Well organised
  • Team player
  • Excellent communication skills

Personal qualities

  • A willingness to learn and develop new skills
  • Hard working with a good work ethic and self-motivated
  • Polite, honest and reliable
  • Desire to learn how a business operates
  • Motivated individual

Desired qualifications

Minimum of 5 GSCE at grade C/4 or above including English, maths or equivalent qualifications.

Future prospects

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Loughborough College has the right to close this vacancy before the end date.

Additional learning to be held at Loughborough College. Please ensure you are able to travel before applying.

About the employer

Why Choose Total Motion?

At Total Motion we work in partnership with our clients to become an extension of their business and deliver complete solutions to their fleet management needs.

Here are some of the key reasons:

As a fleet management company our core business is management:

  • We are in the FN50 - The Fleet News list of the UK’s biggest leasing and fleet management companies
  • We have a proven history of delivering cost savings and resource solution
  • We are totally focused on supporting our clients at every level
  • We are dedicated to achieving the objectives set by our clients
  • We use least-cost routing (LCR) for all our products and services
  • We have an extensive approved and monitored network of suppliers
  • We are committed to a policy of complete transparency throughout
  • We are constantly developing cost and resource synergies
  • We use dynamic purchasing methods

There is no conflict of interests - we don’t put our own profits before saving you costs.


Total Motion Vehicle Maintenance Ltd


Southport House

Harcourt Way


LE19 1WP

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Loughborough College


Emily Wornum 01509 618019

  • Business Administration Level 3 Standard
  • Functional Skills English and maths (if required)

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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