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Motor Vehicle Apprentice STONESFIELD GARAGE

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a very successful and ever-growing automotive company. We are looking for a candidate we can train up from scratch and develop into a fully qualified mechanic.

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Closing date: 14 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    27 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    02 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

To assist with carrying out routine maintenance and repair work on vehicles within workshops including cars and vans.

Potential tasks to include:

  • Vehicle inspections 
  • Servicing 
  • Repairs
  • Changing filters, plugs & engine oil 
  • Removal and inspection of all suspension bushes, joints, discs, pads, coil springs, brake pipes, hoses and exhaust systems
  • Checking and replacing tyres and fluids
  • Keeping the workshop clean and tidy
  • Customer service
  • Vehicle Modifications and enhancements
  • Vehicle parts look up

To support and gain experience in all aspects of a motor vehicle. To shadow all the technicians and help maintain a clean and tidy work environment.


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


  • 24 months practical training period, plus 3 months for End Point Assessment

Delivery model:

  • Work-based training with your employer
  • Day release during term time (approximately 1 day a week for 2 years)
  • Approximately 12 on-site assessment visits per year
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in Maths and English (7 days at college for each, if required)
  • Off the job training will count for at least 20% of an apprentice’s time at work

Qualifications included:

  • Level 1 Functional Skills in English and Maths
  • Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles
  • Level 2 Autocare technician standard

End Point Assessment:

  • Knowledge assessment
  • Practical observation
  • Professional discussion

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

For the right candidate, after successful completion of the apprenticeship a permanent position within the department may be offered.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent 4x GCSEs grade including English and Maths (Grade A*-C 9/4 (or equivalent)) Desired

Things to consider

Please apply as soon as possible for this role. Should the right candidate be found prior to the closing date, then the vacancy may be closed early. Any new person applying for apprenticeship roles where Abingdon and Witney College deliver the training will be required to complete an Apprenticeship Initial Assessment. This will consist of a series of initial assessments (required prior to any apprenticeship offer), completion of essential paperwork, the opportunity to find out more about the apprenticeship process, the training included, and a forum for your questions. As a new Apprenticeship applicant, you will only have to undergo this process once. If you would like to talk to us about the assessments or if you would need any extra support to complete the Apprenticeship Assessment and Information, please call us on 01235 216216. By applying for this vacancy, you are giving Abingdon and Witney College permission to undertake a Learner Record Service check on your previous qualifications. We make every effort to ensure that applicants from non-traditional academic backgrounds or those who may not have the formal GCSE entry requirements can access apprenticeships where possible.

About the employer

Welcome to Stonesfield Garage, we are a leading used car dealer in the Witney area. We offer a wide range of used vehicles mainly specialising in Volkswagen and Audi and all at competitive prices. If you are looking for a second hand car in the Oxfordshire area then look no further than Stonesfield Garage. Customer Service is very important to us and we pride ourselves on keeping our customers happy by offering a helpful friendly service and answering all of your questions with a smile. If you have any questions relating to our cars and services, call us today to find out how we can help you find your next second hand car. We always aim to exceed customers expectations, offering a wide choice of used cars available around the Witney Area. At Stonesfield Garage we are renowned for providing premium used cars at outstanding prices. Many of the customers who have brought cars from us in the past return to buy their next used vehicle as our dealership service is second to none. We are experienced, trustworthy and professional. Our aim is to offer you the very best value for money on used cars in Witney.







OX29 8EA

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Training provider



01235 216216

Apprenticeship standard

Autocare technician

Level 2 (GCSE)

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