Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician 

(Light Vehicle)

If you are looking to become a Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician, Group Training Association (GTA) will support you to pursue that Career. You will have training in servicing and repairing light vehicles and will be able to work in dealerships which focus on a particular manufacturer, or in an independent garage which deals with many different makes of vehicles.

A great start to your career

The apprenticeship in Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician at GTA Group Training Association has been designed to be recognised by relevant Professional Engineering Institutions and allows for the successful apprentices to apply for the appropriate level of professional registration (EngTech).

What will you learn?

  • How to operate a vehicle business successfully

  • Communication skills that will allow you to develop positive working relationships as well as communicating effectively

  • How to maintain tools and the workshop

  • How to preform routine services, as well as inspection procedures (such as steering and suspension and electrical circuits)

  • Methods to construct and operate vehicle components and systems (such as electrical, braking and suspension systems, engine and transmission systems)

  • Understand causes and effects of different types of faults in light vehicles

  • Legislation applicable on the vehicle service and repair industry

  • Regulatory and ethical requirements to work within the industry

  • Legislation on fitting accessories and vehicle modifications

  • Legislation on vehicle emissions legal requirements, including alternative fuels and hybrid and electric systems

  • How to continually assess and improve personal and business performance