The Benefits

  • Full-time employment at a Volkswagen group Bodyshop.
  • Block release tuition at the Volkswagen Group Apprentice Training Centre plus continual assessment in the workplace.
  • Training course, accommodation and all qualification fees, paid for in full.
  • Training exclusively with Volkswagen Group vehicles, literature and tools.
  • Team building and special events.
  • Distance learning.
  • Nationally recognised qualifications: NVQ Level 2 progressing to NVQ Level 3; IMI (Institute of the Motor Industry) Technical Certificate; Advanced Apprenticeship Completion Certificate; Key and Core Skills Certificates.
  • Body/Paint Technician status on the Volkswagen Excellence Programme.
  • A real opportunity for a career in an exciting industry.

Selection Criteria

To enrol on the Volkswagen Advanced Apprenticeship Programme, you will need to:

  • Provide an excellent service to our customers;
  • Respond to colleagues and work as part of a team;
  • Have a real interest in the retail motor industry.

If you think you have what it takes to succeed in an exciting and challenging career in the motor industry, then this could be the opportunity for you.

What Happens After My Training Has Finished?

  • You will be awarded an NVQ Level 2 progressing to NVQ Level 3, Key and Core Skills Certificates, an Advanced Apprenticeship Completion Certificate and an IMI Technical Certificate.
  • You can progress through the Volkswagen Qualification Programme on the route to becoming a Master Technician. (See the Volkswagen Qualification Training Plan for more details.)
  • You will receive Volkswagen Body/Paint Technician status.