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Apprentice Vehicle Technician S & H Motors (Poole) Ltd

Looking to start your career within the motor trade? S&H Motors in Poole have a great opportunity available to join their team. Throughout your apprenticeship you will learn a variety of practical skills as well as leading industry knowledge. Interested? Apply today!

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly 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 to Friday, times to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Apr 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

While working for S&H Motors you will be working as a Level 3 Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technician and undertake your apprenticeship training with Paragon Skills. You will be continuously developing your knowledge and skills while learning all aspects of vehicle maintenance and repair.

Your apprenticeship training will be split between a combination of workplace and academy learning on day release. Once a week, you will attend Paragon Skills Automotive Academy where you will work towards completing your apprenticeship modules and demonstrate your practical abilities and competencies in our multi-functioning workshops.

As a Light Vehicle Apprentice, your day to day duties will include, but are not limited to;

  • Assisting other technicians with vehicle maintenance, repairs and servicing
  • Assisting with keeping the workshop clean and tidy
  • Shadowing workplace mentor for a variety of tasks
  • Develop and build hand skills
  • Learning to maintain and repair customers vehicles
  • Speaking with customers to ensure they are aware of work being carried out on their vehicle
  • Take bookings, payments and other basic office administration, as required

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Good English skills, both written and verbal
  • Good knowledge of cars
  • A driving license is preferred but not essential

Personal qualities

  • Hard-working
  • Dedicated and committed to own learning and development
  • Passion for the auto sector

Desired qualifications

You will require a minimum of GCSE or equivalent Grade 2/3 (D/E) in both English and maths to be accepted onto the programme. You will be fully supported through the programme to complete your functional skills exams.

Future prospects

There may be opportunities for further training and development upon completion of the apprenticeship.

About the employer

We have over 30 years experience of Italian cars. Our friendly run garage undertakes mechanical repairs and servicing on Alfa Romeo and Fiat.All of which are backed with excellent quality work from a highly experienced & qualified team of technicians and a welcoming and efficient service. All at a price that represents excellent value. It is a matter of pride that more than half of our trade comes from past customers or people who have been recommended by them.


S & H Motors (Poole) Ltd



Kennington Road


BH17 0GF

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Paragon Skills For Industry


Owen Spencer 07423 113 958

Paragon Skills have a well-developed automotive academy in both light vehicle and heavy vehicle with a multi-functioning workshop to undertake servicing, repairs and diagnostics. We deliver high quality training programmes to learners across the South Coast by our experienced industry lead personal tutors. Your training will be a split combination between classroom and workshop work in our head academy in Bournemouth, Dorset and work-based learning with your employer.

Before the Standard is met, all apprentices must hold a certificate that meets the EU’s 2014 F-gas regulation. Apprentices without level 2 or equivalent in English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment.

Paragon Skills is a leading national Apprenticeship training provider supporting over 4,000 learners through their training, and 1,500 organisations to consistently deliver high quality Apprenticeships across their businesses. Paragon Skills achieves some of the highest success and achievement rates in the industry. Its extensive experience across multiple specialisms has contributed to an overall achievement rate of 71.4% (2018/19) exceeding the national average of 65.6%, and holds an Ofsted Grade 2 Good rating.

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply now' and you will be redirected to the GetMyFirstJob website where you will be required to submit an application. If this is your first visit to GetMyFirstJob you will be required to register on the website, please complete all fields upon registration and ensure you attach a copy of your CV

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Mar 2022