Apprentice Automotive Technician FURROWS LIMITED

An exciting opportunity to complete your Level 3 Light Vehicle Maintenance Apprenticeship with an established business, in Shrewsbury. The role will include: servicing and repairs, shadowing technicians, and vehicle maintenance.

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Closing date: 01 Aug 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, 8.30am to 5:00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    17 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties will include: 

  • Vehicle servicing
  • Vehicle repairs
  • Shadowing
  • Health and safety tasks
  • Online learning
  • Vehicle diagnosis.

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Light Vehicle and Maintenance Apprenticeship
  • Before the Standard is met, all apprentices must hold a certificate that meets the EU’s 2014 F-gas regulation.
  • You will also need to attend day release at Wolverhampton College (Paget Road) once a week.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Fully qualified vehicle technician
  • You will be eligible for relevant job roles in this industry.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working


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

Things to consider

The Apprentice will need to attend College one day per week at City of Wolverhampton College (Paget Road).

About the employer

Furrows Limited is a privately-owned, family run business serving motorists in Shropshire and surrounding areas since 1918. We are a multi-franchise dealership with 3 sites based in Telford, Shrewsbury and Oswestry offering Ford, Kia and Skoda.




The Shrewsbury Garage Benbow Business Park

Harlescott Lane Shrewsbury


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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


Laura Aston

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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