Service Technician Apprenticeship - Snows Peugeot Portsmouth SNOWS BUSINESS HOLDINGS LIMITED

A Level 3 Service Technician Apprentice is required. This Apprenticeship Programme is an exciting opportunity to kick start your career with Stellantis, one of the world’s leading automaker and mobility tech companies. We’re looking for a highly motivated candidate to become a qualified Service Technician and develop a long-term career with an ambitious brand. Duties include: servicing vehicles by carrying out check and maintenance and repairing and replacing faulty parts.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 May 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 - Friday, 8.30am - 5.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    26 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The role of a Vehicle Service Technician is to maintain, service and repair vehicles to a consistently high standard.

Service Technicians are trained in all areas of vehicle mechanics and electronics, from engine and exhaust systems to air conditioning and security features.

The role will vary by employer based upon the specific needs of the location, but the position typically involves:

  • Servicing vehicles by carrying out check and maintenance
  • Repairing and replacing faulty parts
  • Developing an understanding of workshop equipment
  • Advising the Service Receptionists about required repairs
  • Producing time estimates
  • Maintaining repair and service records 

The training you will be getting

Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (light vehicle)
Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Before the Standard is met, all apprentices must hold a certificate that meets the EU’s 2014 F-gas regulation
  • The Programme lasts for at least 36 months (3 years) and you'll achieve a nationally recognised qualification
  • All of our Apprentices are employed through the Dealer Network and attend week-long block training at our state-of-the-art Training Centre in Coventry
  • Block training is complemented by a combination of regular coaching visits from one of our experienced Coaches as well as Virtual Classroom sessions and E-Learning modules
  • Your development is supported through your Apprenticeship journey, with your learning focused towards achieving a qualification recognised across the motor industry. This will provide the foundation to develop your career, as there are lots of opportunities within our expanding Dealer Network to progress and move into new roles once you’ve successfully completed the programme.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

There are lots of opportunities within our expanding Dealer Network to progress and move into new roles once you’ve successfully completed the programme.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Team working


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

About the employer

Here at Snows Peugeot Portsmouth, we stock the latest range of new Peugeot cars and commercial vehicles, including acclaimed models such as the Peugeot 5008 crossover and the Peugeot Expert van. Whatever your motoring tastes, preferences and budget, we’re certain we can pair you with your ideal motoring solution. Looking for an electrified Peugeot? We have plenty of terrific options, including all-electric and plug-in hybrid versions of the 3008 SUV. We know that times are tight, which is why we strive to keep our prices as low as possible. It’s also the reason why we provide access to approximately 300 first-rate Approved Used Peugeot models, each of which is prepared to the highest standards and offers outstanding value for money. When it comes to aftercare, we provide a wide range of options from servicing and MOT testing to repairs and tyre fitting. We also have service plans available to make routine maintenance affordable. Snows Peugeot Portsmouth is located close to the Havant Bypass, which means we’re easily accessible by road. Our Walton Road, Farlington premises is open seven days a week. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions – or if you wish to make a test drive or service appointment.




Snows Peugeot Portsmouth

Walton Road



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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

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

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 May 2024