Vehicle Maintenance Apprenticeship D.J.Motors Ltd

Hardworking person required to join our team as an apprentice motor vehicle technician. We are a busy family run business and offer full training in all aspects of motor vehicle maintenance and repair. The apprentice will attend college on a day release basis to acquire the recognised qualifications.

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Closing date: 30 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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, 8.30 am - 5.30 pm (1 hour for lunch).

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

There is never an average day at a vehicle workshop. Every day presents a new set of jobs and challenges. As part of a team the apprentice will be expected to work together with members of the workforce.

Work ranges from:

  • General servicing
  • MOT Assisting
  • Cambelts
  • Diagnosing of issues
  • Tyre Fitting

Tasks to carry out include but are not limited to, upkeep of the workshop, assisting in MOTs, Basic Servicing, using diagnostic equipment, tyre changing etc.

Duties will be supervised and assisted if needed. 

The training you will be getting

At the end of the apprenticeship training it is expected that the apprentice will receive their Level 3 qualification and become a qualified Vehicle Technician. 

  • Apprentice training will take place at our workshop near Chester City Centre
  • The apprentice will be released for college study one day a week at a local college
  • Functional Skills in English and maths if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • After completing your apprenticeship with D.J.Motors Ltd, if suitable an opportunity of permanent work as a qualified Vehicle Technician may be offered

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

Working on vehicles can be dangerous, overalls and steel toe cap boots must be worn for safety.

About the employer

We are a family run business located near Chester City Centre. A hardworking business we expect the best and aim to give the best to our customers.


D.J.Motors Ltd


Ben Whitehouse Trading Estate

Parkgate 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

Apprenticeship standard

Autocare technician

Level 2 (GCSE)

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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