Level 3 Light Motor Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship BARTLETT AUTOMOTIVE PETERBOROUGH LIMITED

We are looking for an apprentice to come and join our team. We want someone willing and able to support the technicians with routine works, but also someone who wants to learn from them by assisting with larger more complex activities.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 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

    8am – 4.30pm (half hour unpaid lunch) Days TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    43 Months

  • Possible start date

    21 May 2024

  • Date posted

    28 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

We are looking for a motor vehicle apprentice to join our team at the
Peterborough workshop.
You will work closely alongside our experts for BMW, MINI, and Mercedes brands.
Your role will be varied, ranging from:

  • brake services
  • oil changes
  • tyres and geometry set up

You will assist senior technicians with vehicle fault diagnosis,
and effect repairs as necessary.

You will rotate between our expert technicians to ensure you receive the very best training, learning and experiences possible.

The training you will be getting

Your training will take place at Peterborough College one day a week.

A level 3 motor vehicle qualification will be achieved via an end point assessment.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

We are confident that if the right approach is adopted to the apprenticeship training, that an ongoing position of junior technician will be available to move into.

Further on job training, and training courses relevant to our brands or legislation will be available.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Confident, Keen to learn, Interest in motor mechanics, Able to listen, Able to follow instructions, Reliable, Punctual, Good attendance, Good timekeeping, Good written English skills


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential
Other Level 1/2 Light Vehicle Maintenance Diploma (Grade Pass) Essential

Things to consider

Location is outside of city centre, so access would be via driving / bus only.

About the employer

We are independent specialists for BMW, MINI and Mercedes brand vehicles. We are a fun bunch of people, and offer a ‘family’ feel to our workshop, we have great comradeship and mutual respect for one another. Our workshop is bright, clean and modern, with latest equipment, diagnostics and tooling.








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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


Lauren Hopkins


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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