Vehicle Service Mechanics

Vehicle Service Mechanics

Light and Heavy - What is the Job?

The work of the Vehicle Service Mechanic includes:-
  • Scheduled Servicing / Maintenance of Vehicles
  • Identifying and locating basic faults
  • Removal, replacement and refitting of components

Entry Requirements

  • Be good with their hands and able to solve practical problems
  • Have 4 years secondary education with ideally passes in science
  • Or technical based subjects and an enthusiasm for a trade
  • Have an aptitude for mechanical principles and like working as part of a team

Training and Education

Serve a recognised Modern Apprenticeship in the Motor Industry including planned work experience coupled with Off the Job training at a local Training Centre or College and regular assessment of performance in the work place.


Achievement of work based competence assessments and computer based knowledge tests leads to a Scottish/National Vocational Qualification (S/NVQ) awarded at : LEVEL 2 (Unit Replacement)
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