Ford Masters Light Commercial Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Apprenticeship (Ashford) Haynes Bros. Ltd.

You will be working alongside qualified technicians where you will be trained in all aspects of the maintenance and repair of commercial vehicles, from routine servicing to electrical fault diagnostics. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to earn a salary and gain a level 3 qualification.

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Closing date: 15 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday-Friday, 9am – 5pm (40 hours) May work some weekends.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    15 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

An exciting opportunity for the apprentices to be trained using the latest diagnostic equipment to provide them with the relevant skills to react to the ever changing technological developments within the car industry. Day to day tasks will always vary but will normally include: 

  • Servicing.
  • MOT’s.
  • Vehicle Maintenance.
  • Observing and assisting technicians.
  • Commercial Vehicle technicians will be expected to see whether components and systems are secure and working properly.

The Commercial Vehicle Technicians jobs fall into three categories:

  • 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?

  • Receive Level 3 Light Vehicle qualification
  • Will attend Henry Ford Academy on block release
  • 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?

  • A full-time career within the automotive industry with many opportunities to progress to positions of authority including a Master Technician.
  • The opportunities are endless.
  • By having a highly regarded set of skills, apprentices can go on to develop their career within specific interests they may have, whether it be progressing through the dealership or working on large military vehicles in the Armed Forces.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

No skills required, Full training will be provided, 1-2 Years experience


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 4) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 1 or equivalent Light Vehicle (Grade Pass) Essential

About the employer

Haynes Ford is one of the very few Family run Ford Dealerships in the Country and we have always recognised the vital importance of providing our customers with not only great value, but outstanding customer service, a factor which has resulted in winning not only the Chairman's Award of Ford Motor Company Ltd but also 10 national Service and Parts awards.


Haynes Bros. Ltd.


73-74, Ellingham Industrial Centre, Ashford

TN23 6JU

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Training provider



Charlotte Steer


Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician - light vehicle

Level 3 (A level)

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