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Apprentice Light Vehicle Technician Thomas's Group (Birmingham) Limited

Excellent opportunity to work for an established Rental company based in the West Midlands, with over 20 years’ experience in Van & Truck Rental. You will work in a busy Service department.

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Closing date: 25 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 08.30 till 17.00, 30 min break

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    16 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties include:

  • Valeting and basic body work
  • Shadowing and working with fully qualified technicians
  • Helping with preventive maintenance
  • Servicing of heavy goods vehicles
  • Completing basic tasks, e.g changing blubs
  • Working towards becoming a fully qualified HGV technician

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Great listening skills
  • A great attention to detail
  • Ability to retain information
  • To be proactive rather than reactive

Personal qualities

  • Friendly and helpful nature
  • Reliable
  • Punctual
  • Motivated
  • Eagerness to learn

Desired qualifications

GCSE grades 3/D or above to include English and maths or equivalent qualifications.

Future prospects

Further training and development, and possibility of a permanent position for the right person.

Things to consider

Hard working and a good working ethic.

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About the employer

Thomas’s Group is a family-run commercial vehicle business based in the north-west of Birmingham. We specialise in contract hire and vehicle rentals, providing a straightforward and cost-effective solution to businesses’ transportation needs. As a local, independent company, our customers are at the heart of our business and we tailor all of our services to meet their specific requirements.

Established in 1968 by Alan and Teresa Thomas, we started out as one van delivering goods to and from businesses in Birmingham. Over the past 40 years, we’ve expanded to a full vehicle solution for businesses across the Midlands. Today, we offer a range of services from rentals, contract hire, sales and maintenance, yet we still retain our original values and close attention to detail.


Thomas's Group (Birmingham) Limited


Thomas's Business Centre

Brookvale Road Witton


B6 7EX

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Walsall College - Wisemore Campus


Nichole Jackson

  • Motor Service and Maintenance Technician Standard
  • 20% off the job training
  • Functional skills if needed

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)

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