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Vehicle Maintenance Level 2

Company Name:
Collison Motoring Services Limited
Apprenticeship Framework/Standard:
Automotive - Autocare Technician Level 2
14 Sep 2021
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Automotive Level 2 -  Collison Motoring Services Ltd

Cowplain, Hampshire

£4.30 an hour

Collison Motoring Services Ltd is owned by Rob and Becky Collison, but run by a whole team’s commitment to quality and customer service. Everyone at Collison’s wants to preserve, restore and refresh your car or van, so that you can love the vehicle you drive. Rob bought Collison’s in 1992, and was able to immediately set about raising the standard in independent garages, winning national awards for Customer Service and for Independent Garage of the Year within four years.


This Apprenticeship vacancy is ideal for someone who is looking to begin their journey to becoming a qualified Service Technician and who wants to develop a long-term career.

We expect our Vehicle Service Technicians to maintain, service and repair vehicles to a consistently high standard. To achieve this we use some of the most advanced equipment and techniques in the industry, making this a great time to start your career with Collison’s.

Eventually and increasingly your role as a Light Vehicle Service Technician would include:

  • Servicing vehicles – carrying out checks and maintenance according to the manufacturers’ guidelines
  • Repairing and replacing faulty parts and components
  • Advising the Service Receptionists about required repairs
  • Producing time estimates
  • Maintaining repair and service records

You would begin with the basics and, combined with your ongoing training, we would assist you to be working and qualified as fully as you desire; even specialising in advanced areas of auto-technology as you prove able and willing.  This is an opportunity as limitless as your enthusiasm and desire to be the best.


Collison’s commit to supporting the development of its Apprentices’ technical, employability and broader personal development skills, to ensure they can progress and develop their career. That’s why when it comes to selecting the right people it’s as much about attitude as it is about vocational and academic success. Therefore, in addition to the qualifications we require from you, we’ll also look for you to possess the following key behaviours which are attributes that will be vital in your role.

  • Willingness to learn
  • Team working/working with others
  • Motivation for the role/automotive and engineering interest
  • Personal responsibility and career ownership
  • Problem solving skills

Personal qualities

This is likely to be a popular opportunity and so we're looking for you to demonstrate why you stand out from the crowd. We're not looking for the finished article; rather we want to identify someone who is ambitious, who demonstrates a willingness to learn, and who is excited by the prospect of working with a range of vehicles within a fantastic, technologically advanced team and workshop.

Qualifications required

GCSE (or equivalent) grade A*-E or 9-3 in Maths and English.

For the right candidate we will work with you on the key skills required if you fall short

Future prospects

Our Apprenticeship Programme is an excellent way of ensuring we have high quality people working within our Company. We're looking for an ambitious candidate ready to take ownership of their development, work hard to achieve their potential and grow with a company which always wants to be at the top of the industry.

Things to consider

40 hours (0800 to 1700 Monday to Friday with an hour for lunch each day)