JLR Service Technician/Mechanic Apprentice - Harwoods Jaguar Land Rover Brighton


Brighton, BN1 8AF

Closes in 9 days (Friday 2 August)

Posted on 3 July 2024


We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Service Technician/Mechanic apprentice, working with vehicles that use some of the most advanced technologies in the world. As a team member in our prestigious retailer, you will be involved in all aspects of vehicle maintenance from routine services to complex diagnostics and repairs.

Annual wage
£13,312 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician - light vehicle (level 3)
Monday - Friday, 08.30 - 17.30. Possibility of Saturday workings and / or shifts. Working week will be confirmed on application.

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Saturday 3 August


3 Years

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • Level 3 Motor vehicle service and Maintenance Technician - Light Vehicle qualification
  • As well as employment in our retailer, you will be given the training and support you need to develop both personally and professionally


Using a combination of classroom based training, e-learning, practical training, and application of learning, you will be guided by your trainers and personal mentor along the road to success.


This apprenticeship combines off-the-job training with on-the-job learning, and you will be supported every step of the way. On successful completion of the three year programme, you will receive the following:


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

·       Certificate in Automotive Refrigerant Handling

·       JLR specific certifications

Where you’ll work

Crowhurst Road


Brighton and Hove




An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician - light vehicle (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Contribute to the maintenance of a safe and efficient workshop. Segregate waste for disposal or recycling. Comply with industry environmental legislation.
  • Demonstrate due regard for own safety and that of others in the workshop and minimise risk of injury and vehicle damage.
  • Carry out fundamental tasks associated with removal and replacement procedures on a vehicle.
  • Obtain diagnostic and repair information.
  • Interpret diagnostic information and use electrical wiring diagrams to determine system serviceability.
  • Use a range of diagnostic equipment.
  • Follow recognised diagnostic procedures, logical diagnostic sequence and apply advanced diagnostic principles and problem-solving techniques to establish faults.
  • Report faults using company procedures and recommend suitable further actions.
  • Follow recognised repair procedures to complete a wide range of repairs including those which involve complex procedures, or in depth knowledge.
  • Test the function of repaired and fitted components.
  • Adhere to business processes and complete documentation following workplace procedures.
  • Use ICT to create emails, word-process documents and carry out web based searches.
  • Complete a range of services and inspect and prepare a vehicle to the required quality standard for handover to the customer.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 9 – 4 (A – C)
    • Maths (grade 9 – 4 (A – C)
    • Two other subjects (grade 9 – 4 (A – C)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


    • Attention to detail
    • Problem solving skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Team working
    • Initiative
    • Patience

    Other requirements

    The latest information on the Apprentice National Minimum Wage can be found at https://www.gov.uk/become-apprentice/pay-and-conditions Please do not contact the retailer. Inspiro Learning are the main point of contact for this opportunity and carry out the full recruitment service for this employer. Approaching the retailer directly will not always help your application. Due to the high number of applications, we cannot provide a timescale on when you are likely to receive a response. As most of our roles are recruited for on an ongoing basis, we will contact you if you are successful at progressing to the next step. It is not possible for us to contact every applicant individually. If you have not heard back on a specific vacancy but find another opportunity that is of interest to you, we welcome an additional application.

    About this company

    JLR is the UK's largest automotive manufacturer, built around two iconic British car brands: Land Rover, the world’s leading manufacturer of premium all-wheel drive vehicles; and Jaguar, one of the world’s premier luxury sports saloon and sports car marques. The company employs almost 38,000 people globally and supports around 275,000 more through our retailers, suppliers, and local businesses. We are looking for people who share our passion to join our highly successful retail apprenticeship programme. We recognise the importance in identifying talented people to become the next generation of professional retail employees and help us achieve our ambitious growth plans.

    http://www.jaguarlandroverretailerapprenticeships.co.uk (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    There are lots of opportunities to develop your career within our expanding retail network. Your early development is carefully mapped through your apprenticeship journey with your learning focused toward achieving an industry recognised qualification. Embedded within your training are the JLR global training materials.

    At the end of your apprenticeship programme, you'll undertake the JLR Level 2 assessment, the first step on the JLR internal learner journey. This is the grounding for your future development within the network and our Learner Management System, Excellence will guide you through your short, medium, and long term career path.

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    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000262121.

    Apply now

    Closes in 9 days (Friday 2 August)

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