Service Technician /Mechanic Apprenticeship

Full Time

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Service Technician /Mechanic Apprenticeship – ŠKODA

ŠKODA Dunfermline Showroom

Drive your career forward with this exciting apprenticeship opportunity.

Our Service Technicians/Mechanics are involved all aspects of maintenance and repair from routine servicing to complex diagnostics and repairs to our customers vehicles.

Apprenticeship summary

Working week

Monday – Friday.  08:30 – 17:30.

Possibility of Saturday workings and / or shifts.

Working week will be confirmed on application. 

Total hours per week: 40 hours

Weekly wage

£4.81-£7.00 per hour – £(phone number removed) Per Year dependent on retailer and experience

Possible start date


Apprentice Qualification:

Level 3 vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle),
Apprenticeship level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Expected duration

36 months

1 available

Vacancy description

The Service department is vital to the success of our business. From right first-time fixes, to delivering excellent customer service, our Service Technicians/Mechanics play a pivotal role in delighting our customers and encouraging their continued loyalty. 

Every day is different within the Service department. As a Service Technician/Mechanic Apprentice, some of your duties will include:

Use of diagnostic equipment to identify vehicle faults

Testing of parts and systems to ensure correct working

Following checklists to ensure all critical parts of vehicles are examined

Carrying out bumper to bumper overview, service and inspection

Maintenance of electronic systems including on- board entertainment systems

Undertaking repair and maintenance of vehicle parts including clutches, gearboxes, tyres, brakes and suspension 

Completion of legible and accurate paperwork for the customers and centres records

Maintenance of a clean and tidy work environment

You will have the opportunity to work with a wide range of products including traditional, hybrid and electronic engines. From heritage vehicles to leading edge modern technology, our range will provide you with a varied technical training experience to build your skills as a Service Technician/Mechanic.

Requirements and prospects

Desired Skills and personal qualities:

Enthusiasm & willingness to learn
Strong communication
Interest in vehicle engineering
Attention to detail
Customer Care/Service skills
Problem solving skills
Analytical skills
Able to work both independently and within a team
Desired qualifications

Must have good levels of Maths, English & Science at least Grade C/4 (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Volkswagen Group (VWG) is one of the UK’s largest car retailers encompassing premium brands such as Audi, Bentley, SEAT, ŠKODA, Volkswagen, TPS, Volkswagen Paint and Body and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. This network of retailers spans the UK, providing a wide range of career opportunities.

Once your apprenticeship is complete, you will continue your learning journey and you will have the opportunity drive your career forward. Some of our apprentices have gone on to become team leaders and managers within the retail network or even joined our team at Head Office in Milton Keynes.

Things to consider

Information on the Apprentice National Minimum Wage can be found at https://(url removed)/become-apprentice/pay-and-conditions

Please do not contact the retailer, Babcock Training are the main point of contact for this opportunity & carry out the full recruitment service for this employer. Approaching the retailer directly will not always help your application.


ŠKODA Dunfermline Showroom


ŠKODA is driven by something different. What are you driven by? We are looking for ambitious, dynamic and enthusiastic people to join our apprenticeship programme. If you are customer focused, forward thinking and want to learn, then we can give you the life and technical skills you need to be part of our team


2 Crossgates Rd, Halbeath Motor Park, Dunfermline KY11 7EG


Training provider

Babcock Training

Training to be provided

Training will be delivered using a combination of virtual classroom remote learning and face-to-face block release weeks at our state-of-the-art training centres.

Our expert trainers will guide you through the training programme using a combination of e-learning, classroom learning and practical application.

In the workplace, your personal, dedicated mentor will support your continued learning as you apply the skills and knowledge you have gained through the remote sessions and at the National Learning Centre.

This is a fully rounded training experience where you will build life skills that last and gain both Apprenticeship qualifications and brand certifications.

On successful completion of the three-year programme you will receive the following:

Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard in Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle)
Certificate in Automotive Refrigerant Handling
Brand specific certifications

Georgia Marlow
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