Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Apprentice Technician M N J MOT'S LIMITED

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

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Closing date: 08 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £216.45 to £427.50 per week

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    29 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

This is a vacancy for an apprentice 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:

  • Repair, maintain and service vehicles from motorbikes to cars to HGV's
  • Housekeeping
  • Sweeping and general tidying of workspace
  • Working from job sheets provided where 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.

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

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) if not already at Grade 4 GCSE standard.

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 36 months.

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 - English, if required
  • Level 2 IT, if required
  • ERR (Employment Rights and Responsibilities)
  • PLTS (Personal Learning and Thinking Skills)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

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.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 4/C or above) Essential

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.

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.







CM17 9LH

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Training provider



Kellie Tighe



Apprenticeship standard

Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician

Level 3 (A level)

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