Apprentice Motor Vehicle Technician John Griffiths

Excellent long term opportunity to join a successful family run garage established for 40 years specialising in servicing and repairs of Mercedes-Benz.

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5pm Possible Saturday Morning 8am - 1pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    28 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    06 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties include:

  • Servicing
  • Vehicle Inspection
  • Pre- Mot
  • Check Tyres/Pressures
  • Changing Oil, Air, Pollen & Fuel Filters
  • Engine Oil & Plug Change
  • Removal & Inspection of Suspension Arms/Bushes
  • Brake pads & discs
  • Coil springs
  • Brake Pipes

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of IT
  • Attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Team player
  • Reliable
  • Keen to learn
  • Hard working
  • Self- motivated
  • Organised

Qualifications required

GCSE’s grade A*-D in English and Mathematics (or equivalent qualifications).

Future prospects

There is potential for a full time position being made available for the right candidate.

Things to consider

From 1st October 2016 The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.40 per hour. From April 2017 this rises to £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

At John Griffiths Ltd we provide Servicing & Car Sales. We have been established for 40years and are Berkshires longest running & well regarded Independent Mercedes Benz Specialist.


John Griffiths


4 Hemdean Road




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Training provider

  • Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance
  • Functional Skills
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Reading College


Ciera Kent 01865 551881

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2017