Motor Vehicle Technician Apprentice

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Number of vacancies:

Company name:
Rl Motor Service Ltd

Company location:
Unit B 12 Galileo Close Plymouth PL7 4JW

Salary per week:

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:30pm Saturday 8:00am - 1:00pm Total hours per week: 47.00 (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)


This apprenticeship will be available for the right candidate to learn all the aspects of being a mechanic and what can be carried out in a day’s work with this family run garage alongside the support from the college.

Daily tasks will include:

  • Diagnostics
  • Repairs
  • Restorations
  • Custom Work
  • Welding
  • Remapping vehicle’s
  • Fixing Cars
  • Cambelts
  • Tyre Changes

All of these tasks will be carried out with supervision from a member of the garage.


All training to be provided by City College Plymouth in collaboration with the company themselves throughout the duration of the apprenticeship.

  • Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required

This is delivered with College attendance required one day per week at City College Plymouth. In addition to College attendance you will be assessed at the workplace by the College to prove your competency in this line of work.

Qualities and skills:

Desired skills

  • Communication skills
  • Organised

Personal qualities

  • Friendly
  • Tidy
  • Willing to learn
  • Can do attitude
  • Housekeeping skills
  • Can follow instructions
  • Hard working

Desired qualifications

There are no set qualifications to become an apprentice, but it helps to have GCSEs (A-C/9-4) in maths and English or equivalent, as this could exempt you from further training in these subjects.


Possibility to work through all levels to become fully qualified in all aspects.