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Apprentice Vehicle Technician

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Park Royal

Apprentice Vehicle Technician

SF 45499

Location: Park Royal, London, NW10 7LT, GB

Business Unit: Assets


Purpose of role

To serve and successfully complete an apprenticeship over a period of four years to become a fully qualified Motor Vehicle Technician.


Key tasks        

  • To attend college as and when required, to complete NVQ Level II and III portfolios in the required time scale
  • To be receptive to all reasonable job instructions and ensure that all on-the-job learning is carried out in a responsible and appropriate manner.
  • Attend all training courses required by the company within the apprenticeship period.
  • To learn the use of specialist tools, diagnostic equipment and test procedures whilst working on various vehicles.
  • To report any defects relating to vehicle safety etc., to the instructing Technician or Workshop Supervisor.
  • To maintain an awareness of compliance with current and future legislation with regards to Health and Safety, COSHH and Environmental Protection Act.
  • To attend residential training courses, as required, throughout the apprenticeship.
  • To assist the instructing technician in all aspects of work, as shown or instructed to do.
  • To ensure that where required, all time recording of attendance and time of jobs is correctly recorded.
  • Be fully up to date on all Health and Safety issues related to workshops.
  • To prepare and complete any evidence of learning required for college, the company, or outside assessors.
  • Strive to deliver excellent customer service.
  • In accordance with our certification to the standards OHSAS 18001, ISO9001 and ISO 14001 each employee will comply with and contribute to the effective implementation of the current Babcock International Group :
  • To work within established Company policies and procedures.
  • Promote company values and standards and exhibit appropriate behaviour in accordance with Company ethos.
  • Use talent and ability to encourage achievement and continuous improvement.
  • To demonstrate safety, integrity & commitment always.
  • Maintain excellent levels of communication throughout the team and the wider business.
  • To carry out any other duties as and when necessary to meet the varying demands of the business and satisfy customer needs.


What do I need to do the role? 

  • A genuine interest in the automotive sector
  • Have a practical approach and be a hands on person
  • To be able to accept instructions and be willing to carry them out accurately.
  • Be able to understand and know where to obtain more relevant knowledge
  • Be able to demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of mechanical and electronic components
  • Study of practical subjects whilst at school
  • Be able to demonstrate some experience of a practical hobby or interest.
  • Some commercial work experience in a garage environment.
  • A minimum of three GCSE’s grade 4 or above in Literacy, Maths and ICT or the equivalent.
  • Be willing to learn in a hand’s on environment.
  • Be committed to the full term of the apprenticeship.
  • The ability to gain SC clearance 


Application Guidance

If you are currently employed by Babcock please let your line manager know that you’re applying for this vacancy.  You should also let them know if you are attending an interview or assessment for a role.

 Please note that you will not be able to access the vacancy details after the closing date so you may wish to keep a copy of this advert and any supporting documents for your records.

 We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. 

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.


Closing date: 06/09/2022

Job Segment: Technician, Apprentice, Technology, Entry Level

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