Snows PEUGEOT Apprenticeship Scheme for Technicians

We're proud to have some of the kindest and most dedicated employees at Snows PEUGEOT. Every single employee is passionate about what they do, and we want to train more staff across our six PEUGEOT sites in Basingstoke, Chichester, Newbury, Portsmouth, Romsey, and Southampton.

Vehicle Service Technician Apprenticeship

The role of a Vehicle Service Technician is to maintain, service and repair vehicles to a consistently high standard. This Apprenticeship Programme is an exciting opportunity to kick start your career with Stellantis, one of the world’s leading automaker and mobility tech companies. We’re looking for a highly motivated candidate to become a qualified Service Technician and develop a long term career with an ambitious brand.

The Role of a Vehicle Service Technician:

Service Technicians are trained in all areas of vehicle mechanics and electronics, from engine and exhaust systems to air conditioning and security features. The role will vary by employer based upon the specific needs of the location, but the position typically involves:

  • Servicing vehicles by carrying out check and maintenance
  • Repairing and replacing faulty parts
  • Developing an understanding of workshop equipment
  • Advising the Service Receptionists about required repairs
  • Producing time estimates
  • Maintaining repair and service records

Qualification Details

Qualification: Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle)

Duration: 36 months

Salary: There are different rates of pay for apprentices depending on your age and what year of your apprenticeship you’re in.

Aged 16 to 18: £5.28 per hour

Aged 19 or over and in your first year: £5.28 per hour.

Aged 19 or over and have completed your first year: National Minimum Wage or National Living Wage rate for your age.

Entry Requirements

Age: 16+

Qualifications: GCSE (or equivalent) Level 4 plus in Maths and English

Predicted grades are accepted.

Equivalent grades include:

  • BTEC first diplomas and certificates
  • OCR Nationals
  • Key Skills Level 2
  • NVQs
  • Functional Skills Level 2

Working Week

All learners will be required to work the minimum apprenticeship duration of 30 hours per week. At least 20% of your working hours will be allocated to ‘off-the-job’ training. You will learn more about the working hours during the recruitment process.

Your Development and Future Prospects

The Programme lasts for at least 36 months (3 years) and you’ll achieve a nationally recognised qualification.

We will support you to gain your Functional Skills if you require them in Maths and English.

Your development is supported through your Apprenticeship journey, with your learning focused towards achieving a qualification recognised across the motor industry; this will provide the foundation to develop your career at Snows.

Desired Skills and Qualities

We’re looking for ambitious people ready to take charge of their careers and progress their development with a world-class employer. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:

  • Willingness to learn
  • Teamworking skills
  • Personal responsibility and career ownership
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Motivation for the role/automotive and engineering interest