Motor Vehicle Light Vehicle Service Apprentice VIC YOUNG (SOUTH SHIELDS) LT

Vic Young are recruiting for a hard-working and enthusiastic apprentice to work towards a Level 3 in Light Vehicle Mechanics. The role will evolve with experience and the successful candidate will be taught the workings of all systems. You will be scheduling vehicles into the workshop, carry out general mechanical duties, plus more.

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Closing date: 02 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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

    Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm with evenings and Saturdays, as is standard for the business.

    Total hours per week: 36.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The successful candidate will:

  • Scheduling vehicles into the workshop
  • Carry out general mechanical duties
  • Servicing and day to day fixing of cars and light vans
  • Complete computerised documentation
  • Ensure implementation of policies and practices

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

The apprentice will gain the Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician - Light Vehicle Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Before the Standard is met, all apprentices must hold a certificate that meets the EU’s 2014 F-gas regulation
  • The apprentice will have regular, on-site one-to-one sessions with a tutor and in-house training

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full-time role on completion of the apprenticeship and satisfactory reviews.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Reliable


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

About the employer

We are an award-winning car dealership in the North East. Our family-run business has been trading for over 45+ years and we have a large, loyal customer base throughout South Shields and beyond. We pride ourselves on our ability to provide best in class service to all our customers across all our main areas of business. This has helped our garage to become the highest performing independent MG dealer in the country. Our conversions work in the field of electric vehicles has put us ahead of the competition in regards to electric vehicle specialists. We are manufacturers of electric box vans, cage tippers, fridge vans and many more. Our on-site conversions also include adapting vehicles to become wheelchair accessible and we are an official Motability partner







NE34 9QE

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Training provider



David Eglintine


Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician - light vehicle

Level 3 (A level)

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