Apprentice Porsche Technician JMG PORSCHE LTD

JMG Porsche has a vacancy for an apprentice light vehicle technician. This place is open for new starting light vehicle apprentices (Such as school levers) & existing apprentices with other employers looking to switch. You will be performing workshop housekeeping tasks - cleaning the work area, keeping it clear of anything that should not be there, so they form habits required of a modern technician.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    A keen apprentice will typically become useful in the workshop within the first few months of their apprenticeship, will demonstrate a good work ethic, and will be under constant review, including wages, which will increase at regular stages.

    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

    Normal working week is currently Monday to Friday, 8:30am until 5:30pm (Shifts TBC). Saturdays may be required once the apprentice passes the age of 18. One working day a week during term time the apprentice will be attending Bournemouth and Poole College.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    15 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Performing workshop housekeeping - Cleaning the work area, keeping it clear of anything that should not be there, so they form habits required of a modern technician
  • On the job training - Typically 20 hours per week, on handing of tools, equipment, vehicle maintenance, vehicle repairs, workshop house keeping, updating and administration of documentation (such as job details, outcomes, observations, authorisations) customer facing training
  • Performing jobs as listed under "on the job training" initially supervised and eventually unsupervised
  • Reporting back to the senior technician as any job is completed

The training you will be getting

  • Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle), Level: 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • 3-year course
  • Provided by, and at Bournemouth and Poole College, North Road, Poole, Dorset
  • Additional training courses and qualifications available to the right candidate as their experience grows

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • As a family run business, the sky is the limit for the right candidate, here are some possibilities:
    • Technician (several levels including senior technician and even workshop foreman in time to the right candidate over time)
    • Management (eventually there may be the opportunity to become a workshop or branch manager to the right candidate over time)
    • We are strong believers that anyone can achieve anything they set their mind, heart and soul into becoming

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English language (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent A Science or combined science subject (Grade 3) Desired
GCSE or equivalent CDT (design, engineering, or other CDT subject) (Grade 3) Desired
GCSE or equivalent IT Related subject (Grade 3) Desired

Things to consider

As a light vehicle technician, there may be some heavy lifting, but equipment is provided, and training given for lifting or handling heavy objects. There may also be some short periods of working outside, but nearly all the work would be inside the workshop.

About the employer

JMG Porsche Ltd can trace its roots back to the early 1970's with the current owners father, and the current owner (and senior technician) Jon Mitchell has been a Porsche specialist technician for 36 years. We currently work on all models of Porsche, from classic to current modern models. We are well known nationwide and internationally for technical abilities far beyond the scope of most independent Porsche specialists, or even the main dealers. Jon is even the technical advisor for the Porsche official club GB, as well as for other independent Porsche clubs and the media. He is even an Author of Porsche specific books! (The knowledge available to employees is outstanding) We maintain, diagnose, repair and modify Porsche cars only, as well as developing improved parts for Porsche cars only.







BH21 7RE


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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

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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