Apprentice Vehicle Technician


Avon Gorge Industrial Estate, BS11 9LQ

Closes in 5 days (Thursday 25 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 9 July 2024


Here at SF Tebby & Son we have a great history with apprentices and have helped develop/train many individuals over the years with some still working for us today. We are a great choice for those that can’t decide between Main Dealer or Independent workshops as we offer the best of both worlds.

Annual wage
£16,000 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)
08.00 – 17.00 Monday – Friday (No weekends)

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 5 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

Training and Qualification Level

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?


·         Motor Vehicle and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) Level 3

·         Servicing and repairing light vehicles.

·         City of Bristol College (Parkway)

·         Block Release

Where you’ll work

Unit 11

Avon Gorge Industrial Estate

BS11 9LQ


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:

    • Maths and English (grade 5/4)

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


    • Problem solving skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • loyal and supportive

    Other requirements

    Great working environment Company Uniform Provided Enhanced Pension Scheme 33 Day holiday inc Bank holidays

    About this company

    We are a family run independent garage with over 50 years’ experience in the industry. Based in our brand new high tech workshop in Avonmouth we have a close knit team of highly skilled technicians. We work on a variety of vehicles from privately owned cars to fleets of light commercial vans, with an increasing demand for repairs on EVs & Hybrids. (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • Full time employment & further training and development

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000263644.

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    Closes in 5 days (Thursday 25 July at 11:59pm)

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