NHS Ambulance Light Vehicle Apprentice - Fulham FORD RETAIL LIMITED

An exciting opportunity for an apprentice to work alongside qualified technicians. 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.

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday: 9.00am - 5.00pm (Shifts & breaks to be confirmed with the employer).

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    23 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

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 - working to manufacturer servicing guidelines to ensure vehicle running at optimum performance
  • MOT's
  • Vehicle maintenance - replacing parts that have wear and tear before they fail  
  • Observing and assisting technicians
  • Repair - diagnosing the reason for vehicle failure and fixing the problem

The training you will be getting

  • Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Level 3 qualification
  • Before the Standard is met, all apprentices must hold a certificate that meets the EU’s 2014 F-gas regulation
  • Training and training location to be confirmed

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

A full-time career within the automotive industry with many opportunities to progress to positions of responsibility including a service manager, master technician and dealership principles.

The opportunities are endless. By having a highly regarded set of skills, apprentices can go on to develop their career within the specific interests they may have. 

This standard has been designed to be recognised by relevant Professional Engineering Institutions and successful apprentices can apply for the appropriate level of professional registration (EngTech).

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

No skills required


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4+) Essential

About the employer

We are the only NHS provider trust to serve the whole of London and the nine million people who live in, work in or visit the city. We cover an area of 620sq miles and have more than 8,000 people who work or volunteer for us – rising to 9,600 when including bank staff and students. We answer around two million 999 calls a year and our crews attend more than 3000 emergencies a day. Our 24-hour 111 integrated urgent care services in north east and south east London answer around 1.5 million calls a year.




150 Seagrave Road


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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


Sean Hogan



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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