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Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Apprentice Technician M N J Motors Ltd

Learn how to diagnose, maintain and repair vehicles. Anything from vans up to full size buses and coaches.

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Closing date: 16 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £216.45 to £427.50

    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 08:00 - 17:00

    Total hours per week: 45.00

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

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    31 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    31 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This is a vacancy for a trainee vehicle technician, the right candidate will be trained by our current qualified staff to a high standard. The average duties will include a range of tasks from housekeeping, sweeping and general tidying of workspace. Working from job sheets provided you will learn the skills to find and fix the fault/s. You will use a range of different tools and techniques learning essential skills that will help you progress in your career as a mechanic. You will need to have good communicational skills to work efficiently with the other technicians and office staff. At MNJ we work on anything from motorbikes to cars to HGV’s so a passion for a new challenge everyday is essential.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The ability to work on your own initiative and work well in a team.

Personal qualities

Have a positive can-do attitude and approach to the working day and the ability to ask for help when needed.

Desired qualifications

English and Maths at grades A*-C or 9- 4 or equivalent

Future prospects

At the end of the apprenticeship the candidate will be able to apply for a job within the business and they will be able to progress up the career ladder.

Things to consider

Using power tools and to be aware of general health and safety at the garage.

Please check the bus routes to our location if you do not drive as we are on London Road by the m11 and public transport can sometimes be unreliable.

This job requires you to work outside and also in a unit with the shutters open so you will need to be able to work well in hot and cold weathers.

Covid 19:

Please note, that due to COVID19 and social distancing measures, some initial interviews may be conducted by telephone or other remote means. Employers are required to take appropriate Health and Safety measures when employing a new apprentice. Each employer will advise applicants of which appropriate measures to follow.

About the employer

Here at MNJ we specialise in fleet vehicle maintenance, working on anything from a motorbike, Maserati’s to HGV’s. Everyday is something new and different, we have a great team who have built relationships with customers and supplier for over 40 years.


M N J Motors Ltd


Unit 1

Horseshoe House

London Road


CM17 9LH

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Harlow College


Kellie Tighe 07739467348

The apprenticeship programme usually consists of the following elements:

Knowledge element
This is the technical certificate and covers the theory side of your work which is delivered when you attend College, so that you can put these newly acquired skills into practice at work.

Competence element
This is the practical side of the programme and is assessed directly within the workplace by a Harlow College Assessor to ensure that you are developing your skills within the workplace and putting all that you learn at College into practice
Functional skills: This area covers English, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Mathematics

Transferable skills
These are the skills that help you develop your Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS) and your rights as an employee within the workplace (ERR).

The duration of the course is 2 years at Level 2 (Intermediate) and a further 2 years at Level 3 (Advanced). You will attend College for 1 day a week and you be in the workplace for the remaining 4 days.

How and when will I study?

  • IMI NVq Level 3 in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
  • Level 2 Functional Skills – Maths
  • Level 2 Functional Skills – English
  • Level 2 IT
  • ERR (Employment Rights & Responsibilities)
  • PLTS (Personal Learning and Thinking Skills)

Apprenticeship standard

Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician

Level 3 (A level)

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