Vacancy ID: 9073

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, 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:

This position is available for x3 apprentices in the areas of Neath and Abercynon (Cardiff North branch). Please make it clear on your application which location you are applying for.

Duties will include learning how to safely perform maintenance and servicing on light vehicles from replacement components such as tyres, brakes, clutches, gearboxes, etc, to pre-MOT checks as experience develops. Also minor welding duties on light vehicles. 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 (7270 series)
  • VRQ Diploma in Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Principles (7290 series)
  • Essential Skills in Application of Number, Communication and Digital Literacy

Personal Qualities:

  • Punctual and reliable
  • Prior experience as a hobby or formal studying is an advantage but not essential
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Must have a real passion for cars
  • Must be prepared to travel once a month to Pyle for off-the-job training as a mandatory requirement of the apprenticeship
  • Ability to drive is an advantage but not essential

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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