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Apprenticeship Route:

Foundation Apprenticeship in Light Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair (Level 2). Find out more about this route here.


Automotive, Transport and Logistics


Full-time, 31 to 40 hours per week


Apprenticeship rate entitlement for first year of the apprenticeship, National Minimum Wage rate entitlement thereafter. Find out more about rates of pay here.

Daily Duties:

Duties will include learning how to safely perform maintenance and servicing on light vehicles, working with replacement components such as tyres, brakes, clutches, gearboxes, etc, to pre-MOT checks as experience develops. Other duties will be allocated as appropriate. Whilst in full-time employment you will undertake the following qualifications:

  • VCQ Diploma in Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Competence
  • VRQ Diploma in Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Principles (Motor Vehicle 4270/4290 Series)
  • Essential Skills in Application of Number, Communication and Digital Literacy

Personal Qualities:

  • Must be keen to pursue a career in the industry.
  • Must be punctual and reliable
  • Able to work flexibly and well with others.
  • Must be prepared to travel once a week to Pyle for off-the-job training, mandatory requirement of the apprenticeship.
  • Ability to drive desirable but not essential.
  • Must be able to use initiative during downtimes and remain proactive.
  • Must have a mature attitude to the job and training.
  • Be able to work well with others and follow instructions.

Interview Arrangements:

XR Training recruits apprentices on behalf of employers. We aim to make our recruitment process as smooth as possible for both potential apprentices and employers, acting as the facilitator for both parties.

Our Business Development team reviews applications received every day, and checks them against employer’s needs. Suitable applications are forwarded to employers for their review, at which point they are under consideration for interview. All interviews will occur at the employer’s premises, however you may be invited to an informal interview at the training centre. This would be to ensure suitability for the apprenticeship programme. If you are selected for interview, a member of our Business Development team will contact you by telephone with details.

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