Vehicle Service Technician Apprenticeships – Waylands Volvo Bristol

Want to work for the world’s most environmentally driven automotive brand? Then kickstart your career as an apprentice vehicle service technician with Waylands Volvo. Apprentice service technicians are trained in all areas of vehicle technology including engines, advanced electrics, service and maintenance, fault diagnosis, and electric and hybrid vehicle principles.

We are looking for apprentices at our Volvo dealership in Bristol.

Duties will include:

  • Servicing vehicles by carrying out checks and maintenance
  • Repairing and replacing faulty parts
  • Developing an understanding of workshop equipment, working principles and business objectives
  • Advising the service receptionists about required repairs and communicating with customers
  • Producing time and work required estimates
  • Maintaining repair, service records and customer information

Training and qualification levels

Volvo Apprentices will attend block release training at the state-of-the-art Volvo Training & Development Centre in Daventry. Initially completing a 3-year nationally recognised Level 3 certification in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair.

A fully blended programme including webinars, e-books online Volvo learning and attended training, to progress and develop your technical competence in a safe inclusive environment.

Attended training is complemented by a combination of regular coaching & mentoring visits at the workplace to review performance, portfolio progress and working relationships. You will also be supported by the team in the Waylands workshops.

Before the Standard is met, all apprentices must hold a certificate that meets the EU’s 2014 F-gas regulation.

About you

You will need:

  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Team working
  • GCSE Maths & English (Grade 4 or above)

Salary, hours and benefits

  • 40 hours per week
  • £10,982.40 initial salary
  • 31 days holiday per year (including Bank Holidays)
  • Benefits platform with employee support programme
  • Discounted rates of vehicle parts and servicing
  • Opportunities for training and career progression
  • Contributory pensions scheme for eligible staff
  • Discretionary bonuses

Why Waylands?

We are an independent family owned car dealer and have won the AM Award Dealer Group of the Year for the last four years. Our commitment to providing the highest quality service and the confidence and pride we have in our company are the reasons for our glowing reputation which we have earned through many years of hard work.

We like to grow our own talent. We love promoting people and offer a range of development and training. We recruit talent over experience.

We are committed to building a diverse workforce. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, because diverse views and ideas makes our company stronger. If you’re interested in learning more, we’d love to receive your application.


Closing Date 01/12/2023
Location Waylands Volvo Bristol
Benefits Aftersales
Working Hours 40 hours per week
Salary £10,982.40 initial salary

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