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Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Light Vehicle Apprenticeship Level 3 HALFORDS AUTOCENTRES LIMITED

The Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) Advanced Apprenticeship will provide you with a specialist set of skills, knowledge and behaviours required to work competently as a technician in the automotive industry.

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Closing date: 24 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Friday 08.30am – 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    28 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will be required to attend City College on a day release basis to enhance your skill set.

  • Full Servicing
  • Changing tyres
  • Oil Changes
  • Learn all skills required to become a motor vehicle maintenance and repair and servicing technician
  • Learn all the attitudes and behaviours needed to become a qualified light vehicle technician
  • Ensure general cleanliness and maintenance of workshop
  • Any duties as required by your supervisor/manager

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will undertake day release at City College Southampton for 36 months.

You will receive regular visits from a qualified assessor to help develop your skills and knowledge.

• Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship 

• Day release model at this college– 1 day in college & 4 days working in the garage

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once you have completed your apprenticeship, you will continue to learn and develop your skills to enable you to complete more complex duties/tasks as required.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Customer care skills, Punctual, Reliable, Good time keeping, Friendly attitude


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired

Things to consider

You must view this position as a career rather than just a job. You must be able to travel to City College Southampton for studies for your apprenticeship.

About the employer

One of the UK’s leading operators in car repairs and our teams across our Autocentres and Mobile Expert Hubs help more than 750,000 customers every year. There are over 300 Autocentres nationwide.




Halfords Autocentre

3 Woodside Avenue


SO50 9NA

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)

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