Motor Vehicle Level 3 Apprenticeship CLAREMONT MOTOR ENGINEERS (DARTFORD) LTD

Light Vehicle Service and Maintenance apprentices service and repair light vehicles such as cars up to 3.5 tonnes. They will be trained in all areas of vehicle mechanics and electronics, from engine and exhaust systems to air conditioning and security features. MOT’s

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Closing date: 11 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8:00am to 5:30pm - no weekends

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  Typical tasks would include:

  • Finding and identifying mechanical faults, for example in the brakes, gears or fuel pumps
  • Checking for problems in newer vehicles with testing equipment connected to the vehicle's electronic control unit (ECU)
  • Advising owners on the repairs needed and how critical they are
  • Providing time and cost estimates for jobs
  • Carrying out repairs, which could include replacing damaged parts
  • Carrying out routine servicing and checks

The training you will be getting

On programme Training:

  • Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English
  • EU’s 2014 F-gas regulation
  • Institute of Apprenticeship Certificate

End-Point Assessment:

  • Apprentice Showcase
  • Practical Observation
  • Summative portfolio

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Further progression may well be available in other areas within our Garage, upon successful completion of your apprenticeship

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, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade A*-C / 9-4) Essential

Things to consider

• No previous automotive qualifications are required • You must have GCSE 9-4 (A* - C) or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths and we will support you to help develop your knowledge further.

About the employer

We are proud to be part of thriving local communities with our Garages in Dartford and Garages in Welling. We know how important reputation and trust are when it comes to handing over your vehicle for any type of service which is why we have spent many years working hard to establish long-lasting relationships with our local customers. At Claremont Motor Engineers we offer Car Servicing, Repairs and MOTs in our Garages in Dartford and Garages in Welling that you can rely on to be thorough and fairly priced. We have a team of experienced and knowledgeable expert mechanics who can help with any number of issues and questions.







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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Harley Waite


Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician - light vehicle

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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