Level 3 Motor Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship Great Bedwyn Motor Company

This is a fantastic opportunity to join Great Bedwyn Motor Company as a Vehicle Technician Apprentice. We are looking for a self motivated and keen to learn apprentice to work alongside our experienced team learning all aspects of becoming a fully qualified vehicle technician.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Apprentices can be paid the Apprentice Minimum Wage for the first year of their apprenticeship. After the first year, an apprentice must be paid at least the National Minimum Wage for their age bracket.

    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, working: Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 5.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    7 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Working along side Great Bedwyn's experienced staff your duties will include: 

  • Inspect and service vehicles
  • Maintain a healthy and safe workshop
  • Diagnose faults and carry out repairs
  • Liaise with customers and colleagues on the situation and progress of vehicle repairs

The training you will be getting

  • You will receive on site experience working alongside our trained technicians and will also attend Newbury College one day a week during Term Time where you'll complete a mixture of Theory and Practical based lessons/work.
  • The Apprenticeship Standard you will be completing is Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (ST0033).
  • As well as support and mentoring from your colleagues in the workplace, you will also have teaching staff and a Development Coach from Newbury College who will monitor your progress and support you throughout your Apprenticeship.
  • You will have regular reviews and will be required to complete an End Point Assessment (EPA) before you can achieve the Apprenticeship.
  • On completion of the Apprenticeship you will have achieved the Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship Standard qualification


Apprentices without a GCSE Grade 4/C in English and/or Mathematics will need to achieve Level 2 Functional Skills prior to completing their apprenticeship. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Upon successfully completing the apprenticeship, Great Bedwyn will actively support and nurture your ongoing career development.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Committed


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

Things to consider

Given the garage’s location, we believe it would be beneficial for the successful applicant to reside locally.

About the employer

We are a family-run business that has been in the hands of our family since the 70’s. We are proud of our heritage and the business that we have grown into today. We have a very loyal base of customers, old and new, who in return are committed to giving an honest, reliable, and trustworthy service, striving to go above and beyond what other garages may offer, combined with exceptional value for money. Here at Great Bedwyn Motor Company, we will make sure your car is maintained at the highest level possible at all times. We are located in the center of the village of Great Bedwyn, near Marlborough. Offering servicing to all makes and models with the latest computer technology and diagnostic equipment. We are also an approved MOT test center for class 4 vehicles – cars light commercial vehicles and 4x4’s, with 3 qualified and very experienced MOT testers.


Great Bedwyn Motor Company


22 High Street

Great Bedwyn



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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


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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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