Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships

The application period for our 2023 Apprenticeship Program has closed

Apprenticeships at Dick Lovett

Apprenticeships at Dick Lovett

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At Dick Lovett we operate various Apprenticeships across all the vehicle brands that we represent.

The duration of our Apprenticeships ranges from 2 to 3 years. Throughout this period, you will be employed by one of our dealerships while also participating in block training at the appropriate college/manufacturer training academy.

Upon completing your Apprenticeship, you will have achieved a NVQ level 3 in your chosen field.

To be eligible to apply for one of our Apprenticeships, you must have either achieved or be predicted to attain grades of C, Level 4, or equivalent in at least four subjects, which must include English, Mathematics, and a Science subject.

We offer class-leading training and a work environment where enthusiasm and dedication are rewarded. Most of our Apprentices are still with the company in senior positions, which goes to show that the sky really is the limit with Dick Lovett!

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What Apprenticeships do Dick Lovett offer?

Automotive Apprenticeships

We currently offer the following Apprenticeships, which start at various times throughout the year and are subject to availability each year:   

  • Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship
  • Aftersales Customer Service Apprenticeship
  • Parts Apprenticeship
  • Bodyshop Apprenticeship
  • IT Apprenticeship
  • Accounts and Finance Apprenticeships

Apprenticeship Programmes

Click on the below headings to learn more about each Apprenticeship programme.

If you are passionate about cars, an Apprenticeship in the Automotive industry would be a fantastic place to start your career as a Vehicle Technician. 

Working in one of our workshops, you will learn from our talented Technicians as well as attending college to learn from the official manufacturer. As a Vehicle Apprentice at Dick Lovett, you will learn the standards that our Technicians adhere to, to ensure our customers receive first-class service when they bring their car to us. 

If you want to be at the forefront of new technologies as they emerge into the automotive industry, completing an Apprenticeship with an official brand is a fantastic way to begin your career. 

What is a Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship? 

At the end of your Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship, you will have a NVQ Level 3 Qualification in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair. The course is three years long and you will also attend college on block release. The rest of the time, you will work on-site at one of our dealerships with the workshop team to learn how a busy Aftersales department works. The career path for a Technician starts as a Vehicle Technician Apprentice, progressing to a qualified Vehicle Technician, with levels to progress to within each brand that we represent, whether it is a Gold, Master or Senior Technician. 

How do I apply for an Apprenticeship with Dick Lovett?

How do I apply for an Apprenticeship with Dick Lovett?

Apply for an Apprenticeship with Dick Lovett

The application period for our 2023 Apprenticeship Program has officially closed. Don't worry if you missed the deadline; we've got some great options for you!

Keep an eye on our Apprenticeship vacancies page, where we regularly update the latest opportunities at our dealerships. New apprenticeship roles may open up throughout the year, and this is where you'll find them.

Sign up to our Job Alerts service. By signing up, you'll receive instant email notifications whenever we post new Apprenticeship openings at Dick Lovett. This way, you'll never miss a chance to join our exciting team.

Prepare your application in advance by downloading this editable PDF so you can be ready when the time comes.

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Apprenticeship Events & Opening Days

We regularly host Apprenticeship events and opening days, providing you with an excellent opportunity to learn more about the automotive industry and how Apprenticeships at Dick Lovett work. You'll meet our skilled professionals, gain invaluable insights and also receive an exclusive tour of our facilities, getting a firsthand look at our operations.

If you would like to be notified of any up coming events, please contact us and we will be happy to add you to our email distribution list.

Careers | Crystal Butcher | Apprenticeships
I enjoy honing my abilities by completing projects for customers with my mentor. It's fascinating and fulfilling to put the knowledge to use in a practical scenario.

Crystal Butcher

Apprentice Vehicle Technician