Light Vehicle Technician Apprentice

Be a part of the incredibly successful based at our Hessle retail branch, working towards the Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (light vehicle) Apprenticeship. The Apprenticeship role involves providing essential servicing, maintenance, and repairs to a variety of makes and models of vehicles.

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Closing date: 28 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

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    26 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    03 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Day-to-day tasks will vary but include:

  • Servicing - carrying out vehicle / tyre checks
  • MOT’s - assisting to identify parts with wear and tear
  • Vehicle Maintenance - replacing / repairing engine parts
  • Diagnostics - using the latest diagnostic equipment
  • Maintaining repair and service records

The techniques and daily responsibilities you will learn will include:

  • Using diagnostic, mechanical and electrical measuring equipment to investigate vehicle faults and identify their underlying causes
  • Inspecting and preparing fleet vehicles ready for mechanical work
  • Removing, repairing or replacing components to the correct specification
  • Contributing to a safe working environment, by working within Health and Safety processes
  • Admin duties that include updating job cards

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) Apprenticeship Standard:

  • During this 3-year apprenticeship programme, you will attend the GTA one day per week
  • At the GTA you will learn the underpinning knowledge and understanding of the main aspects of the motor vehicle service and maintenance technician apprenticeship
  • The training is delivered in the classroom, IT suite and in our state of the art workshop 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Professional technical training leading to Diagnostic / Master Technician, MOT Tester status or sector-specific advanced qualifications.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness


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

About the employer

Motor Depot Limited was incorporated in 2001 and has grown over the past 20 years to become with 10 retail sites and 2 car preparation sites. Our flagship Hessle facility is a whopping six-acre site and boasts the capacity to stock up to 600 vehicles.






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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


Rachael Owen


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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