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Vehicle Maintenance Level 3

Company Name:
McLaren Accident Repair Centre (formally known as Acorn Garage)
Apprenticeship Framework/Standard:
Automotive - Motor Vehicle Service & Maintenance (light vehicle) Level 3
16 Sep 2021
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Automotive Apprentice

McLaren Accident Repair Centre


£5 an hour, Monday–Friday 8am-4:30pm, 30 minutes unpaid lunch, 37.5 hours a week

A full UK driving licence is essential as you will be driving the cars to ensure they are repaired
McLaren Accident Repair Centre are located at the bottom of Eastern Road, just opposite the Big Yellow storage entrance. We provide some great MOT and Servicing deals that help save our customers money. We provide main dealer workmanship at affordable rates and with our fully qualified technicians, there is no job too big or small. Whether our customers need an MOT or a complex problem diagnosed with our state-of-the-art diagnostic machines, we can take care of it.
Become a fully qualified and experienced  motor mechanic with McLarens Accident Repair Centre. Working alongside a fully qualified team playing a key role in providing a full maintenance service on a wide range of vehicles of all ages. Excellent prospects available with the possibility to work on project cars once qualified.
Once fully trained and skilled, you will be carrying out diagnostic work and repairing all makes of vehicles. You will ensure that all work is performed accurately and efficiently, where applicable, using diagnostic equipment. Working closely with the customer service and office team regarding repairs and work in progress. Working within the company health and safety guidelines at all times and in all cases.
  • Communication
  • Interpersonal
  • Customer service
Personal qualities
  • Ambitious
  • Willing to learn
  • Hardworking
  • Team player
  • Honest and reliable
  • Punctual
  • A passion for motor mechanics and take great pride in your work
  • 9-4/A*-C in GCSE English and Maths or Level 2 Functional Skills in both
  • Level 2 Automotive qualification / prior experience in automotive
Training to be provided
Apprentices will attend college at Highbury’s Tudor Crescent Campus. College attendance is one day a week on a Thursday. 

It is a Government requirement for you to spend 20% of your apprenticeship working towards yours “Off the Job Learning” – Off the job learning can consist of college attendance, homework/coursework, project related work, employer training, mentoring and coaching – plus a number of other tasks (more info can be shared) 

Learning and assessment

As well as working on their the College Diploma the apprentices build a portfolio of work and work place assessors will be in regular contact to provide support, and to arrange on-site visits to observe the apprentices’ ability and skills in their daily role. It is important for the apprentice to take ownership of their own learning by seeking out opportunities to gain new skills on the job with the employer. Learning in college will be delivered through a mixture of classes, work-related activities and independent study and research. The apprentice’s final grade will be determined by collective performance in the three assessments in the endpoint assessment. To achieve a pass the apprentice will need to score 65% in each of the three endpoint assessments: 

1: Online Knowledge Based Tests.
2: Skills Test (Knowledge and Behaviours are Observed)
3: Professional Discussion (Apprentice to demonstrate that they can apply the broad range of knowledge, skills, and behaviours in the Standard.)