Apprentice Light Vehicle Technician F.J. CHALKE LIMITED

S&B are hiring! We are looking to recruit an apprentice who wants to launch their automotive journey. A light vehicle technician apprenticeship will lead to a career as a motor vehicle mechanic. As a Light Vehicle technician, you will service, inspect, and repair Light Vehicles.

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Closing date: 11 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 5.00pm (1 hour Lunch Break)

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    12 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Apr 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 customers vehicles to a very high standard. On this apprenticeship you will earn while you learn gaining a nationally recognised qualification and a future career. With this apprenticeship the opportunities are endless.

The duties of a Light Vehicle Technician may include:

  • Servicing – working to manufacturer servicing guidelines to ensure vehicle 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

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

Training is delivered in the workplace and via seven weekly college blocks per year at S&B Automotive Academy, you will be assigned a mentor in the workplace and at college who will offer support, advice, and guidance by monitoring progress using e-logbook which you will have access to 24/7 365 days a week

As a result, you will receive the following qualification:

Level 3 Light Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship Standard
Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths & English (if not already exempt)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This apprenticeship is the grounding for your future development and there are lots of opportunities to develop your career within our company.
As a company we are committed to providing development and training opportunities to employees.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative


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

Things to consider

The competition for apprenticeship placements is strong so please ensure your application is modified to the type of apprenticeship you are applying for, pay attention to presentation, spelling and grammar and include any relevant experience, hobbies/interests or qualifications Applicants should consider the distance required to travel to the employer.

About the employer

A career in the automotive industry can be very rewarding, vacancies can be wide-ranging and we’re sure that you’ll be able to find the right job for you, even if you’re not sure what it is when you start. We have a great team of people who will train and guide you through your career, and once you have joined our family you can enjoy an annual profit share scheme, funded social activities, holiday allowance increasing with length of service, employee discount, plus rewards and recognition for achievements.




Saxon Way

Wincanton Business Park



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Training provider



David Watts


Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)

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