Apprentice Motor Vehicle Technician/Mechanic

Hidis Garage


Closes in 12 days (Friday 2 August at 11:59pm)

Posted on 11 July 2024


Looking to start a career in the motor vehicle industry? Train while you earn with Hidi’s Garage. Hidi’s are looking to extend their excellent team by recruiting an Apprentice Technician/Mechanic for their Sheffield based workshop.

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 to Friday 08:30am – 5:30pm

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 12 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

The successful candidate will continue their studies with apprenticeship specialists, RNN Group at their Dearne Valley Campus (Rotherham) on a day release format, giving you the training and support you need to become an all-rounded and successful Technician/Mechanic

The Apprentice Standard you will be studying is Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician- Light Vehicle – Level 3

Where you’ll work



S9 2PR


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 & English (grade A*-C (4-9))

    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
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Administrative skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Initiative
    • Work under pressure
    • Good attitude to work

    Other requirements

    This is a successful garage with a great reputation that work to a tight schedule. They are looking for someone who can get there in a morning punctually (think about the location of the business and the college), listen/learn and use their own initiative to quickly and safely become a valued and productive member of the team.

    About this company

    Hidi’s Garage is an independent family run automotive business who take great pride in providing their customers with an exceptional service. They have been serving the people of Sheffield and the surrounding areas for many years. Their key work focuses around mechanical repair, but Hidi’s offer service and diagnostics as well.

    After this apprenticeship

    Industry appropriate training

    A lifelong career in the industry with Hidi’s Garage

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    The contact for this apprenticeship is:




    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000264062.

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    Closes in 12 days (Friday 2 August at 11:59pm)

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