Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship AUTOMANIA COMMERCIALS LIMITED

Working in a Mercedes Benz Dealership inspecting and repairing a range of heavy vehicles. You will work towards a Level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,976.00 to £26,769.60

    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, 08:00 - 17:00. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 45.0

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    10 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

The Apprentice will work closely with the qualified Technicians, shadowing and being mentored, undertaking a number of tasks.

The nature of the work includes:

  • Replacing simple parts
  • Solving complex faults
  • Using a range of diagnostic methods and equipment
  • It is also recommended that you demonstrate a capacity for mechanical reasoning and good spatial awareness

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician apprenticeship standard qualification
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English and maths, if required
  • One day a week for theory and practice in Langley College

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Potential to progress into a full-time employment as a Technician upon completion of this apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, ability to communicate orally, able to communicate in writing


GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade C/4 or above) Desired

About the employer

AGS have been providing exceptional commercial breakdown and recovery services for over 37 years. We have continued to grow and excel in our sector due to our commitment to the highest levels of service and constant investment in latest technologies. AGS is one of the UK’s leading providers of commercial 24-hour breakdown and recovery. We specialise and excel in airside recoveries, working with all major UK airports as well as with our airport partners on the continent. Here at AGS we undertake a wide range of automotive services, including full engine rebuilds, major body repairs and detailed livery design and installation. We offer both airside and landside breakdown and recovery services as well as many further services via our full workshop and bodywork facilities. We are proud to provide our services to all types of vehicles, including but not limited to cars, vans, buses, HGVS, PSVS and other commercial vehicles We are committed to developing a strong staff ethos with individuals who are proud to work within the AGS family. We give our staff the tools to create a long-lasting career for themselves. Tools that include a competitive remuneration package and continuous industry recognised training. We are ISO 9001/14001 accredited, as well as holding accreditations for FORS, Safe Contractor, Construction Line, IRTE and RMI. Due to our continued growth, we plan to expand to new sites throughout the UK whilst continuing to invest in state-of-the-art training facilities for all our staff. This continued passion for growth and investment will enable us to continue to provide the highest level of service, that our clients require.




Unit 2- 4 Airport Gate

Bath Road



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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

Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician

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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