Apprentice Technician

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Thanks to exciting growth opportunities, Lloyd Motors Ltd have acquired N&M Walkingshaw Ltd, Workington and are recruiting for an Apprentice Technician to be a part of the excellent service team.

Salary (Year 1) - £7.50 per Hour (Dependent on age and qualifications)

Permanent, Full Time, Monday to Friday

We have a fantastic opportunity for you to kick start your career working with one of the most prestigious automotive brands.

With a premium centre, you will obtain a high-quality education. We believe in investing in our employees and helping them grow both personally and professionally.

This apprenticeship combines off-the-job training with on-the-job learning, and you will be supported at every step of the way. Our apprentices obtain a nationally recognised qualification upon successful completion of the programme.

The Role:

From engine and exhaust systems to air conditioning and security features, technicians are skilled in all aspects of car mechanics and electronics. A technician's responsibilities may include the following:

  • Servicing vehicles - maintaining cars by performing checks and maintenance in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.
  • Repairing and replacing faulty parts and components
  • Advising the Service Receptionists about required repairs
  • Maintaining repair and service records
  • Investigating reported issues with the help of specialised tools and diagnostic equipment, as well as seeking guidance from senior employees as needed
  • Developing and comprehending the relevant documents for warranty work

Hours: 45 Hours per week. 8:00am – 17:30pm, Monday – Friday.

The Training:

Qualification: Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician

All Motor Vehicle Technician Apprentices receive their off-the-job training at the state of the art Manufacturer's Training Centre. This guarantees consistent training across the UK and enables our apprentices to study the most up-to-date products and technology. Over the course of three years, the training is conducted in both workshops and classroom settings.

With the increasing presence of Hybrid and Electric cars you will receive comprehensive training designed to give you the knowledge & skills required to carry out safe and competent work.

The Ideal Candidate:

Applicants must possess the following:

  • GCSE grades level 4 or above in English, Maths and two other subjects (or equivalent qualifications)
  • Team player
  • Dependable and punctual
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to operate well under pressure

Company Benefits:

  • 30 days holiday a year (inclusive of Bank Holidays), plus an extra day off on your birthday.
  • Healthcare cash plan.
  • Employee vehicle-discount schemes.
  • Highstreet discounts
  • Childcare vouchers.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Eyecare vouchers.
  • Free flu jabs.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Life Cover.
  • Internal and manufacturer training.

About Lloyd Motor Group:

Lloyd Motor Group is recogised as one of the UK’s leading independent automotive groups and represents some of the world's most prestigious automotive manufacturers including BMW, MINI, Land Rover, Volvo, Kia and Volkswagen. Starting their journey with BMW in Cockermouth in 1976, the family-owned company now employs over 1,200 people across ten franchise brands and four in-house brands from locations across the north of England and south of Scotland.


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Benefits of Working With Us

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Healthcare Plans

Medicash healthcare cash plan is available for all colleagues.

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30 days of holiday a year. Plus an extra day off on your birthday.

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Retail Discount Scheme

Highstreet discounts and cashback opportunities.

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Refer a Friend Scheme

Colleague incentive of £500 for recommending great people to join us.

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Great Facilities

We take pride in our state-of-the-art working environments and facilities.

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Staff Parking

Free staff parking at the majority of our sites or subsidised parking.

Customer Reviews


Rating based on 5,357 verified reviews

Rating based on 5,357 verified reviews

Excellent service and experience from Curtis Bennett and all the team at Lloyd Kia in Carlisle.
Matthew Shearer
Carlisle Kia - August, 2023
Great service as promised
Stuart Pearce
Kelso Land Rover - January, 2024
Great service and a great hot chocolate
Margaret Blackburn
Carlisle Volvo - July, 2023
Bought my car from here. Brilliant experience. Really looked after us.
Stephen Booth
Blackpool BMW - November, 2023