Pewsham GaragesChippenham

Apprentice Light Vehicle Technician

£156.00 - Weekly


Construction & Trades
Start: 10 June 2022
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As an Apprentice you will work alongside a team of experienced Technicians, where you will learn to maintain and repair customers vehicles to a very high standard. On this apprenticeship you will earn while you learn gaining a nationally recognised qualification and a future career. Modern cars are becoming increasingly complex, and it is essential that today’s technicians are fully conversant with the most recent technology.

The aim of this 3-year apprenticeship programme is to equip our apprentices with the skills and knowledge to competently service, maintain and repair our range of vehicles. Technicians are trained in all areas of vehicle mechanics and electronics, from engine and exhaust systems to air conditioning and security features. With this apprenticeship the opportunities are endless, and the successful candidate can go on to develop their career within the specific interests they may have, progressing through their dealership.

The duties of a Light Vehicle Technician may include:

  • Servicing – working to manufacturer servicing guidelines to ensure vehicle running at optimum performance
  • Maintenance – replacing parts that have wear and tear before they fail
  • Repair – diagnosing the reason for vehicle failure and fixing the problem

The techniques and daily responsibilities you will learn may include

  • Using diagnostic, mechanical and electrical measuring equipment to investigate vehicle faults and identify their underlying causes
  • Inspecting and preparing customers vehicles ready for mechanical work
  • Removing, repairing or replacing components to the correct specification
  • Contributing to a safe working environment, by working within Health and Safety processes


Car Dealer Specialising in car maintenance and repairs.


  • GCSEs, Functional Skills or Key Skills at grade C/4 or above in English and maths (or equivalent)
  • Predicated grades are accepted
  • Work experience/prior knowledge is beneficial but not essential
  • Excellent communication & listening skills
  • Problem solver and have attention to detail
  • Good practical skills
  • Be safety conscious
  • Be patient & well organised
  • Comfortable with the use of up-to-date information technology
  • The ability to work as part of a team, supporting colleagues
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Good time keeping and willing to learn
  • Team player/working with others
  • Reliable
  • Motivation for the role/automotive and engineering interest
  • Personal responsibility and career ownership
  • Proactive approach in maintaining customer standards


Address: London Road, Chippenham - SN15 3RR
Phone Number: 07852344136

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