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Light Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship Mercedes-Benz of Cambridge

An excellent opportunity for an outgoing & proactive individual, offering the chance to work for one of the most prestigious automotive companies, developing skills in vehicle maintenance & repair. You will be servicing and repairing light vehicles such as cars and vans, working on all the systems found in the vehicle.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 09 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    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

    Days and hours TBC by employer.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    12 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000122260

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As a Light Vehicle Technician, you will service & repair all systems within the vehicle including engine & exhaust systems, air conditioning & electronics. Work will range from replacing parts to solving complex faults using diagnostic methods and equipment. With evermore-complex technologies, the tasks are constantly changing.

You will learn the key principles, practices and skills that underpin the role before further developing and applying your skills in more complex situations.

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

You will work towards a Level 3 Service and Maintenance Light Vehicle qualification.

Training will be delivered at the purpose-built Mercedes-Benz Training Academy in Milton Keynes on a block release programme.

Before the standard is met, all apprentices must hold a certificate that meets the EU’s 2014 F-gas regulation.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Completing an apprenticeship is just the start of your career at Mercedes-Benz.

Examples of some career paths our graduates have taken are:

  • Maintenance, System, Diagnostic Technicians
  • Breakdown/Recoveries
  • Service Team Leader
  • Service Manager
  • After Sales Manager 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired

About the employer

A globally recognised company whose range includes some of the most valuable brands in the automotive industry.

Employer

Mercedes-Benz of Cambridge

Address

199 Barnwell Road

Cambridge

CB5 8SH

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Training

Training provider

MERCEDES-BENZ CARS UK LIMITED

Contact

apprentice_recruitment@mercedes-benz.com

01908301496

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 09 Feb 2023