Light Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship Level 3 R W CRAWFORD AGRICULTURAL MACHINE LIMITED

This apprenticeship is the level 3 Motor Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician (light vehicle) standard programme with Crawfords in Charing. As an apprentice, you will learn how to maintain and repair cars and vans to the DSVA standard.

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

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Closing date: 10 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    40 Hr (Mon to Fri 8:30 am to 5:00)

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    07 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an Apprentice you will work alongside a team of experienced Technicians, where you will learn to maintain and repair customer’s vehicles to a very high standard.

The role of a Light Vehicle Technician falls into three main responsibilities:

• Servicing – working to guidelines to ensure a vehicle is running at optimum performance.

• Maintenance – replacing parts that have wear and tear before they fail.

• Repair – diagnosing the reason for vehicle failure and fixing the problem The techniques and daily responsibilities you will learn will include:

• Using diagnostic, mechanical and electrical measuring equipment to investigate vehicle faults and identify their underlying causes.

• Inspecting and preparing customers vehicles ready for mechanical work.

• Removing, repairing or replacing components to the correct specification.

• Contributing to a safe working environment, by working within Health and Safety processes.

• Admin and customer service duties that include updating job cards and providing quotations and estimations.

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

This is a Light Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship, delivered by Remit Group. Training is delivered in the workplace and on block release at the Remit Academy in Derby. This means you will be required to stay in a hotel for 15 separate weeks (Mon – Fri) over the duration of the programme. All associated costs for training are met by the employer and there will be no cost to you. You will also be assigned a dedicated Development Coach who will visit you every 4-6 weeks at the workplace, giving 1-2-1 information, advice and guidance. As a result, you will receive the following qualification: • Apprenticeship Standard Light Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician • Functional Skills in English & maths (if required) • F Gas air conditioning qualification

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Crawfords believe in providing an extensive, high-quality Apprenticeship that gives their Apprentices the opportunity to advance, succeed and fulfill their ambitions for a career in the motor industry.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Enthusiasm to learn, Mechanically minded


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Desired

Things to consider

Closing Dates: Please submit your application along with your CV as soon as possible to avoid disappointment; we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

About the employer

R W Crawford was established by Bob Crawford in 1980 as an agricultural machinery dealership in South Woodham Ferrers, Essex. Crawfords has grown considerably over the past 40+ years but has consciously maintained its high level of customer service and company values that the family-run business was originally built on.




Little Hook Farm,

Hook Ln,

TN27 0AN

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

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Closing date: 10 Apr 2023