Apprentices will be trained to IMI Level 2 Auto-care Technician Standard (Vehicle Mechanics) combined with a Level 3 NNQ in After Market VCQ. The role is based from Vehicle Engineering in Walsall but with the opportunity to work from other sites for short periods to broaden your experience.

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Fully funded qualifications up to degree level may be available Personal development training Pension scheme with employee contributions 25 days holidays + bank holidays Flexible working Cycle to work scheme

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    35 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    03 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    6 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Typically the type of work Apprentice Technicians will be involved in will include;

  • Design – assisting in the development of technical solutions by producing design models, calculations, reports and drawings, surveying a site, using appropriate analysis and relevant codes.
  • Site engineering - operating quality systems and Health, Safety and Risk Management procedures and checking specified technical aspects of site activities.
  • The aim of the apprenticeship is to develop an individual as a competent CS&A Technician.

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

You will gain a variety of National qualifications, this includes:

  • IMI Level 2 Autocare
  • NNQ level 3 Aftermarket VCQ

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon completion apprentices will be equipped to apply for internal vacancies.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English, Maths and a Science or Technology (Grade Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

Babcock is an international defence company operating in our focus countries of the UK, Australasia, Canada, France and South Africa, with exports to additional markets with potential to become focus countries. Our Purpose, to create a safe and secure world, together, defines our strategy. We support and enhance our customers’ defence capabilities and critical assets through a range of product and service solutions. We meet our customers’ requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility.




Walsall, GB,


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage mechanical, electrical and trim (MET) technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply via the link

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

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2023