Apprentice Vehicle Technician MR S J MARTIN

The apprentice will be working towards becoming a Light Vehicle Mechanic Technician. You will be covering Servicing, Electrical, Brakes, Suspension, Engine, Diagnostics, AC, Mot's on Motor Bikes, Cars, Light Commercial Electric Hybrid, Petrol and Diesel.

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Closing date: 30 Dec 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 8 Hours per day - Timings to be discussed at interview 40 Hours per week

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    01 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The apprentice will be working towards becoming a fully qualified Workshop Technician, learning the following tasks:-

  • Mechanical work 
  • Electrical work 
  • Vehicle Suspension 
  • Vehicle Brakes 
  • Vehicle Transmission 
  • Diagnostics
  • Working on Engines 
  • All Vehicle Problem Solving 
  • Working on Cars, Light Commercial Vehicles, Motorbikes including Petrol, Diesel, Hybrid and Electric.

The training you will be getting

Apprentices will be working towards the Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician - light vehicle Level 3 Standard which includes;

  • A certificate that meets the EU’s 2014 F-gas regulation.
  • Block release training to SMB Group - Brooksby Campus
  • A mixture of On the Job Training and Off the Job Training 
  • Functional Skills English and maths level 2, if Necessary.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

This could lead to a full-time position at the company after completion of the apprenticeship. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Keen to learn, Willing to learn, Good time keeping, Conscientious and reliable, Some prior knowledge desirable


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

Things to consider

This vacancy is located in Leicester City Centre, please bear this in mind when applying for the role.

About the employer

S.J.Martin Auto Care are a Leicester City Centre garage that has been established for nearly 25 years with a very loyal customer base and the same friendly staff since starting. With over 75 years worth of experience from 3 staff - we can cater for most needs and work to an exacting standard!







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Training provider


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


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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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