Apprentice Motor Vehicle Technician Reliance Auto

Excellent opportunity to work within a garage based in Bicester. Within a small team you will be offering a full range of services across the board, including MOTs, area. This role will also have the unique opportunity to assist with the company’s motor sports team.

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Closing date: 25 Aug 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

    Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    28 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    01 Feb 2017

  • 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

  • Customer focussed
  • Computer literate
  • Able to observe Health & Safety requirements.
  • Listening skills
  • Physically fit
  • Precise and methodical

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic and able to use initiative
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Punctual
  • Polite
  • Smart, appropriate appearance
  • Keen to learn

Qualifications required

GCSE's grade A*-C in English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).

Future prospects

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

About the employer

We offer a wide range of services; MOT, car service as well as offering an opportunity to assist with the motor sport team at the weekends.


Reliance Auto


16 Wedgwood Road


OX26 4UL

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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 City of Oxford College


Ciera Kent 01865 551881

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2017