Apprentice Mechanic – Wimborne

Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician (Level 3)
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Date Posted: 22/05/24
Start Date: 10/07/24
Scott Shearing Vehicle Repairs are looking for a new Commercial Vehicle Technician Apprentice. You will be studying toward your Motor Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician (Heavy) – Level 3 apprenticeship.

Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity to undertake a 3-year Motor Vehicle & Maintenance Apprenticeship. You will work alongside qualified Technicians and 2nd and 3rd-year apprentices, gaining hands-on experience and multiple mechanical skills in a large workshop environment. You will also attend college every 6 weeks to support your learning and development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist qualified Technicians in maintaining and repairing HGVs and other vehicles.
  • Learn and adhere to Health & Safety protocols in the workshop.
  • Gain knowledge and experience in the use of various tools and equipment required for vehicle maintenance and repair.
  • Assist in maintaining a clean and tidy work environment.
  • Initially shadow and assist qualified staff, gradually moving on to undertaking your own appropriate workload.
  • Participate actively in all training sessions and apply the learned skills in practical settings.
  • Complete all assigned coursework and assessments as part of your apprenticeship programme.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Strong willingness to learn and a proactive approach to tasks.
  • Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Basic understanding of Health & Safety practices.


  • Fully funded 3-year Motor Vehicle & Maintenance Apprenticeship programme.
  • Hands-on training and mentorship from experienced Technicians.
  • Regular college attendance every 6 weeks to support your development.
  • Opportunities for career progression within the company.
  • A supportive and friendly working environment.
Skills Required
  • Communication skills
  • Organisation skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving skills

Paragon Skills is a leading national Apprenticeship training provider, supporting over 4,000 learners and 1,500 organisations. Paragon Skills has some of the highest success and achievement rates in the industry.

It has an Ofsted Grade 2 Good rating and an overall achievement rate of 71.4%, exceeding the national average of 65.6%. Using a blended approach, learners are always at the forefront of our priorities. All learners are assigned a Personal Tutor who will be their main point of contact.

This involves regular catch-ups, check-in emails and calls. Your employer will agree to give you 20% of your working hours solely towards your study.

This will give you every chance to achieve the highest grade possible! On completion of this 36 month apprenticeship you will have gained; Motor Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician (Heavy) – Level 3 apprenticeship. 

Possibility of a full time role after the completion of the apprenticeship

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