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Apprentice Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician SMC Motorhomes

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two bright, enthusiastic Apprentice Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technicians to join our team and work alongside fully trained technicians whilst completing an Apprenticeship Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Standard Level 3.

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Closing date: 24 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 to Friday 8 am to 5 pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    39 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The technician will work on all the systems found within the vehicle. The day-to-day work ranges from replacing simple parts through to solving complex faults with the use of diagnostic methods and equipment. The tasks faced are constantly changing, driven by the
introduction of ever more complex technologies and diagnostic techniques

Duties will include, but will not be limited to:

·         Workshop upkeep /cleaning

·         Assisting technicians

·         Becoming a fully trained Fiat/Stellantis technician  

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

You will receive the following training in addition to the Apprenticeship Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Standard Level 3:

  • In-house training on all company policies and procedures.
  • Fiat/Stellantis training on and off site
  • Vehicle security systems training on and off site 
  • Vehicle Hydraulic suspension fitting
  • Vehicle Hydraulic lifting systems                      

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Permanent position on successful completion of the Apprenticeship as a fully-trained Fiat/Stellantis Master Technician

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Well mannered, Clean and tidy appearance


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade A*/9 to C/4) Essential

Things to consider

Benefits: Paid holiday entitlement, including Bank Holidays Free on-site parking Own transport would be an advantage but is not essential

About the employer

Motorhome sales and servicing /Bodyshop SMC Motorhomes Newark is a family run business that is totally committed to giving you excellent service and customer care, as well as great value for money. With 25 years’ experience in sales, servicing and repair of Cars, Caravans and Motorhomes.


SMC Motorhomes




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Training provider



Learner Engagement Team

01522 876284

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)

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