Service Technician Apprenticeship - Porsche Centre Bournemouth INCHCAPE RETAIL LIMITED

This apprenticeship offers a unique opportunity to learn the skills and knowledge necessary to become a proficient service technician in the automotive industry. This role is ideal for individuals passionate about mechanics, problem-solving, and providing exceptional customer service.

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

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Closing date: 24 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 - Friday, 8.30am - 5.30pm. All learners will be required to work the minimum apprenticeship duration of 30 hours per week. At least 20% of your working hours will be 'off-the-job' training

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    19 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day


  • Assist senior technicians in diagnosing, troubleshooting, and repairing various mechanical and electrical systems
  • Learn to perform routine maintenance tasks, including inspections, lubrication, and adjustments
  • Participate in equipment installations and upgrades under supervision
  • Develop proficiency in using diagnostic tools and equipment to identify issues accurately
  • Collaborate with team members to ensure timely completion of service requests and projects
  • Follow safety protocols and guidelines to maintain a safe working environment
  • Document service activities, including work performed, parts used, and customer interactions
  • Attend training sessions and workshops to enhance technical skills and product knowledge
  • Communicate effectively with customers to address inquiries, explain service procedures, and provide recommendations
  • Assist with inventory management, including tracking parts and supplies used during service operations

The training you will be getting

  • The Programme lasts for 24-40 months and you'll achieve a nationally recognised qualification: Level 2 Autocare (12 months)
  • Level 3 Light Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (24-26 months)
  • Approximately 20% of your total work hours will be dedicated to 'off-the-job' training
  • This is a mixture of online classrooms and block release training which includes face-to-face learning, at our training centre in Slough

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • 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

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, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

About the employer

Porsche Centre Bournemouth has represented Porsche on the south coast for over forty years. We can offer our customers network leading facilities, which include multiple direct dialogue bays, a Porsche Approved SMART repair centre as well as state of the art twenty-five vehicle showroom, where we display both New and Porsche Approved vehicles. Porsche Centre Bournemouth are also proud to boast Porsche Classic Partner status, one of only five UK centres. When entering our centre, you will find our designated Porsche Classic Corner, dedicated to everything Porsche Classic. We also offer Porsche Classic customers, a team of dedicated experts with over 75 Years of experience with the brand. We are continuously driven by dreams, building a Porsche Community on the south coast, and acting as a central hub for like-minded owners and enthusiasts.




Cobham Rd, Ferndown, Wimborne

BH21 7ED

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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: 24 Jun 2024