Apprentice Mechanic

Daniel Charles Aggregates Ltd

Lincoln, LN6 3QW

Closes tomorrow (Thursday 25 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 5 July 2024


An exciting opportunity has arisen within our mechanical team to learn a varied skill set not only working on light commercial, small to heavy plant machinery but also maintaining our HGV fleet. Working not only in the workshop, but you will also support in the maintenance at our Quarry along with occasional maintenance on working sites.

Annual wage
£13,312 to £23,795.20 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

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 to Friday 8.00am to 4.30pm Saturday 7.30am to 12.00pm (most Saturdays, due to maintenance work on the HGV’s carried out) The mechanics have a 30-minute lunch break, along with a mid-morning break when based in the workshop.

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 9 September


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

  • The Apprentice will work towards their Apprenticeship Standard in Motor Vehicle Services and Maintenance Technician Level 3
  • The successful candidate will be assigned a dedicated assessor who will provide support and guidance throughout the course
  • This is a Day Release programme which means you will attend Lincoln/Newark College, 1 day per week, term time only. This will fall within your contracted working hours

Course outline:

Where you’ll work

Paving Way

Whisby Road




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 and Maths (grade A*/9 - C/4)

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


    • Communication skills
    • IT skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Problem solving skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Initiative
    • Patience
    • Physical fitness

    Other requirements

    The work can sometimes involve working outdoors and is physically demanding on occasion.

    About this company

    Daniel Charles Aggregates are a professional supplier operating from our own quarry. We offer delivery using our own fleet. (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    On successful completion of the Apprenticeship to continue with the high standard of maintenance of the company fleet. Additional training would be available as needed.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    Margaret Davis

    01522 876284

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000262697.

    Apply now

    Closes tomorrow (Thursday 25 July at 11:59pm)

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