Apprentice Motor Vehicle Technician/Mechanic ATKINSONS AUTO-TECH LTD

Looking to learn from the best? Train while you earn with the fantastic Atkinson Auto Tech Ltd. If you want support and opportunity in a busy working garage, this is the apprenticeship for you! Atkinson’s are looking to extend their excellent team by recruiting an Apprentice Technician/Mechanic for their Worksop based workshop.

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Closing date: 28 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay will be reviewed upon performance

    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, 08:30 - 17:30.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Aug 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

As an Apprentice Technician/Mechanic, you'll be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:

  • Contribute to the maintenance of a safe and efficient workshop;
  • Complete a range of services and inspect and prepare a vehicle to the required quality standard for handover to the customer;
  • Use a range of diagnostic equipment;
  • Remove and replace a range of parts and components where repair is not possible;
  • Engage customers and provide a consistently good service;
  • General housekeeping.

You’ll develop your skills alongside time-served Techs who are eager to pass on their knowledge, help you learn a variety of duties and support the whole garage. You’ll be taught and mentored to achieve your full potential and become another fully qualified member of the team. 

If you have a keen interest in vehicle repair, are committed and ready to take your first step into a career, then please apply now! This apprenticeship and opportunity with Atkinson’s will be highly competitive, so don’t miss your chance!

The training you will be getting

The successful candidate will continue their studies with apprenticeship specialists, RNN Group at their Dearne Valley Campus (Rotherham) on a day release format, giving you the training and support you need to become an all-rounded and successful Technician/Mechanic.

The Apprentice Standard you will be studying is Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician – Level 3 qualification

Functional Skills in maths and English, if required.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Mot tester opportunity.
  • Industry appropriate training.
  • A lifelong career in the industry with Atkinson AutoTech Ltd.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Practical ability, Ability to prioritise workload, Good attitude to work, Work under pressure


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential

Things to consider

This is a successful garage with a great reputation that work to a tight schedule. They are looking for someone who can get there in a morning punctually (think about the location of the business and the college), listen/learn and use their own initiative to quickly and safely become a valued and productive member of the team. Please make sure you can get to Dearne Valley College for your day release (A college bus is available for students)

About the employer

Atkinson Auto Tech Ltd is an independent family run automotive business who take immense pride in providing their customers with an exceptional service. They have been serving the people of Worksop and the surrounding areas for around 15 years. They carry out everything an apprentice would need to cover, including Servicing, Repairs, MOT’s, Diagnostics and wheel alignment.






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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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