Motor Vehicle Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship AUTOTECHNICS CHICHESTER LTD

Join us as an Apprentice Motor Vehicle Technician, where you will have the opportunity to learn and develop your skills in a fast-paced automotive repair environment. This is an entry-level position that offers hands-on training and the opportunity for career growth in the automotive industry.

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Closing date: 01 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00 to £23,795.20

    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

    40 hours per week 8.30am - 5.30pm Some attendance at College included in this time. Working days TBC

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    13 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Assist experienced technicians in performing motor vehicle repairs and maintenance tasks on a range of high performance and standard family cars
  • Learn to diagnose and troubleshoot vehicle issues using diagnostic tools and equipment
  • Assist with the repair and replacement of automotive components, such as brakes, suspension systems, exhaust systems and air conditioning systems
  • Perform routine maintenance tasks, including oil changes, tire rotations
  • Learn to read and interpret schematics and technical manuals
  • Utilise power tools, hand tools, and welding equipment
  • Maintain a clean and organised work area
  • Provide excellent customer service

The training you will be getting

  • Motor Vehicle Technician Level 3 Standard 
  • Role is based at company location in Donninghton Park, Chichester
  • Day release at Chichester College included in the 40 hours per week

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Potential for full-time position
  • Potential for onward progression
  • Potential to work for other organisations

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Aptitude to motor industry, Willingness to learn, Ability to interpret schematic


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

Things to consider

Own transport would be an advantage as role will be based at company location at the Donnington Park address near Chichester. Full driving licence a preference but not essential

About the employer

Autotechnics Chichester Limited offer a fast and friendly service making them a premier independent garage in Chichester. Any make or model of car from routine maintenance to repairs or pre-purchase inspections all receive the same quality of service and care to each other.







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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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