Motor Vehicle

About Motor Vehicle

Love cars and fixing things? Motor Vehicle could be perfect for you! Or you may be interested in cars, motorbikes and are good at IT in which case a career as a Parts Consultant could be an option for you.

Motor vehicle technicians repair and service a wide range of vehicles depending on what the garage specialise in, this can include cars, vans, motorbikes, lorries and coaches.

Motor vehicle parts persons, or service advisers, work with individuals, garages and dealerships to order motor vehicle parts, offering advice on spares and making deliveries.

During the Apprenticeship you will cover areas such as:

Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

  • Servicing, repairing and replacing faulty parts and maintaining records.
  • Equality and Diversity
  • On and off the job guided learning
  • Auto Electrical and Mobile Electrical Installation
  • Light Vehicle and Heavy Vehicle
  • Motorcycle

Motor Vehicle Technicians work on all vehicle mechanics and electrics, from engines and exhaust systems to air-conditioning and security. Good motor vehicle technicians need to have strong practical skills. You’ll need to be good at problem solving and finding faults. You’ll also need to be good with people and have great customer service skills.

Motor Vehicle Parts

  • Promoting, selling and delivering automotive parts to motor trade
  • achieving sales targets
  • advising customers on required parts
  • establishing and maintaining customer relationship
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Personal learning and thinking skills

You will develop a good understanding of vehicle mechanics, and the ability to solve problems and work well as part of a team.

How do you get into the industry?

You do not always need academic qualifications to start a career in Motor Vehicle, however some employers may prefer you to have a good standard of general Education such as GCSEs, including English and Maths.

Further Progression

After completing your Apprenticeship in any of the Motor Vehicle qualifications, you will be able to progress onto further qualifications or promote to higher positions including supervisor and managerial.