Motor Vehicle Apprentice Medlicott Motors

Medlicott Motors is a well-established garage in the Macclesfield area and is looking for a dedicated motor vehicle apprentice technician to work towards a Level 3 Motor Vehicle and Maintenance Technician Standard. You will be involved with general servicing and repairs, along with many other duties.

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Closing date: 25 Jun 2024

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, 08.30 - 17.00.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    21 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Your apprenticeship will focus on three key areas:

  • Servicing vehicles - working to manufacturers guidelines to ensure the vehicle is running at optimum performance.
  • Maintenance - replacing parts and components before they fail.
  • Repair - repairing problems that cause vehicle failure.
  • You will use diagnostic, mechanical and electrical measuring equipment to investigate faults and identify their underlying causes.
  • You will inspect and prepare customers vehicles ready for mechanical work.
  • Remove, repair components to the correct specification.
  • Contribute to the safe working environment by working within health and safety processes.
  • Ensure that admin and customer service duties are completed including updating job cards and providing quotations and estimates.
  • You will shadow qualified technicians to learn first hand how to service, maintain and repair vehicles, as you progress and your confidence and experience grows you will start completing tasks on your own.

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician - Light Vehicle Apprenticeship qualification.

  • This programme is delivered via a day release delivery model which means that one day per week, your attendance is required at Macclesfield College. This attendance is required during term time only.
  • You will work with expert assessors to develop new knowledge, skills and behaviours within the profession.
  • You will experience a blended learning model.
  • You will gather learning evidence, journals and off-the-job records using your e-portfolio.
  • At the end of the planned learning period, it will be agreed that you are ready to enter 'Gateway' and for your End Point Assessment to be arranged.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • After completion of your apprenticeship you will potentially have the opportunity to progress onto full time positions within the business.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Physical fitness


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

About the employer

Looking for an Independent Auto Electrician or Vehicle Diagnostics Specialists in Congleton? With nearly two decades of mechanical and auto electrical experience, we repair and service all car makes and models. Specialising primarily in auto-electrical diagnostics, we'll get to the root of the problem quickly and ensure it's fixed the first time, correctly, saving our customers valuable time and money.


Medlicott Motors





CW12 1NJ


James Medlicott


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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


Maxim Business Training


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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