Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Apprentice

Do you strive to become a fully-qualified Vehicle Technician? We are currently looking to recruit a Light Vehicle Technician Apprentice to join our team in Keighley. Duties include: investigation, repair and service of vehicles, producing estimates and carrying out diagnostics.

  • Assist technicians in the repair, servicing and maintenance of Large Goods Vehicles and Vans.
  • Assist with vehicle refurbishment, fabrication and modification work.
  • Maintain an up to date working knowledge of a variety of vehicles and computerised diagnostic equipment, improving both technical knowledge and skills.
  • Order vehicle spare parts and components as required.
  • Complete vehicle inspection sheets, work time sheets and other documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Identify, document and undertake vehicle repairs in a safe, timely and cost effective manner.
  • Attend training courses and complete all work required within agreed timescales set by your line manager or college tutor. Attend reviews with your line manager and report on learning progress.
  • Use and maintain tools and equipment in accordance with applicable codes of practice.
  • Assist in carrying out road-worthiness inspections.
  • Maintain and develop good working relationships with customers and clients.
  • Assist with the maintaining of a clean and tidy working environment.
  • Cleaning of vehicles and components.
  • To communicate effectively, both written and verbally.
  • Assist in maintaining a healthy, safe and secure working environment and act in accordance with the Company’s policies and procedures.
  • Undertake any other work required by management which is commensurate with the responsibilities of the post.

There are no formal entry requirements, although GCSE grade A*-C in English and Maths would be beneficial.


Skills required:

  • Organised, methodical working skills
  • Ability to plan and work to deadlines under pressure
  • Motivated and forward thinking
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Proactive behaviours
  • Strong practical skills
  • Strong team working skills
  • Customer service skills

Personal Qualities:

  • Reliable and punctual with the ability to work individually and as part of a team.
  • A pro-active approach to learning and work is essential.
  • Degree of maturity required
  • Confident and well-presented

Intermediate Apprenticeship in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair

Length of Programme: 24 months


Mode of delivery: Day Release

Course content:


Competence qualification:

Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Competence


Knowledge qualification:

Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Principles


Functional Skills qualifications:

Level 1 Functional Skill in English

Level 1 Functional Skill in Maths

Level 1 Functional Skills in ICT

+ Employment Rights and Responsibilities

+ Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

To apply, click here. 

If you have any enquiries, please don’t hesitate to contact our apprenticeships team on apprenticeships@keighleycollege.ac.uk or call us on 01535685035.

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