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Light Vehicle Maintenance SP & LM Tavender

A practical role based in our workshop with guidance from the manager throughout the Aprenticeship.

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Closing date: 27 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    To be agreed upon appointment

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8am - 5.30pm. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 44.00

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    26 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

A practical role based in our workshop in Worthing.

You will be expected to undertake a number of duties under the guidance of our workshop manager. This opportunity is to complete an Apprenticeship over a 3 year period based in our workshop and 1 day release a week to college. 

What can I expect from being an Apprentice?

  • Excellent vocational training.
  • A salary and on-going support from your employer and GB MET.
  • In depth experience, insight and understanding of the business sector you are working in.
  • A clear career path.
  • The opportunity to achieve industry-standard qualifications and even a degree!

How long does an apprenticeship take?

The duration of an apprenticeship depends on:

  • Your experience
  • Your knowledge
  • Your skill levels
  • The business sector
  • The qualification

What does this apprenticeship involve?

The objective of the qualification is to support the learner’s role in the workplace, providing the opportunity to learn and evidence knowledge and skills as part of an apprenticeship.

This qualification has been developed to support learners completing the Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) Apprenticeship Standard and covers the knowledge, skills and behaviours of the standard.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Basic mechanical knowledge.

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Keen to listen and learn
  • Enquisitive

Desired qualifications

4 GCSE's Minimum including Maths and English Grade C/4+ or equivalent.

Future prospects

Opportunity to participate in additional on-site/on-line training courses and the possibility for full time employment.

Things to consider

The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £4.30 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18-year-old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

We are an independent, family run garage with full workshop facilities located in Wordsworth Road, just a 5 minute walk from Worthing town centre.

​We are a RAC preferred repairer and an approved MOT testing centre.

​We offer a professional approach to the care of your car with guaranteed quality workmanship at competitive prices.


SP & LM Tavender



Wordsworth Road


BN11 3NH

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Training provider

Greater Brighton Metropolitan

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Greater Brighton Metropolitan


Aimee Weston 01903 273735

Mandatory – 20% off the job training

Apprentices are allocated a Tutor, who visits the apprentice in the workplace every four weeks.

The apprenticeship is made up of the following:

  • Standard (Level 2, 3, or 4) – this is where the apprentice demonstrates they have the knowledge, behaviours and skills to meet the criteria of the standard.
  • Functional Skills – if required, are delivered at the college and are made up of English (Reading, Writing, and Speaking & Listening) and Maths.

Assessment of this qualification will be by an “Synoptic End Point Assessment” and will be graded “Pass” or “Distinction”.

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)

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