Motor Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship

As an Apprentice Technician at Vines you will be responsible for undertaking maintenance, service and repair activities on all BMW and MINI cars. Most of your 3-year apprenticeship will be on the job training based at our centre with one of our Technicians as your mentor. A BMW representative will also visit you on a 12 weekly basis to set performance targets and classroom sessions will be offsite at the BMW Group Training Academy in Berkshire.

On successful completion of the Apprenticeship your salary will be in line with our certified BMW Vehicle Technicians, plus Bonus opportunities.

Hours: 40 hours a week Monday – Friday plus a Saturday paid rota.

On successful completion of the Apprenticeship, the qualifications attained will be:

  • IMI Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician
  • IMI Level 3 Award in Automotive Refrigeration Handling
  • IMI Level 2 Award in Electric / Hybrid Vehicles
  • IMI Accreditation Service Maintenance Technician

Customer Service Apprenticeship

As an Aftersales Customer Service Apprentice you will either be looking after our Service customers or our Parts customers. As a Service Advisor you will be the customers main point of contact whilst their vehicle is being serviced, ensuring they are kept informed of the progress and professionally resolving any issues that may arise.

As a Parts Advisor you will be responsible for ordering, issuing and managing stock control on a wide range of vehicle parts and accessories for internal and external customers. Most of your Apprenticeship will be on the job training based at our centre with one of our Advisors as your mentor. A BMW representative will also visit you on a 12 weekly basis to set performance targets and classroom sessions will be offsite at the BMW Group Training Academy in Berkshire.

On successful completion of the Apprenticeship your salary will be in line with our certified BMW Service and Parts Advisors, plus Bonus opportunities.

Hours: 45 hours a week Monday – Friday plus a Saturday paid rota.

On successful completion of the Apprenticeship, the qualifications attained will be:

  • IMI Level 2 Diploma in Customer Service
  • IMI Level 3 Diploma in Customer Service
  • BMW Parts or Service Advisor Certification

Motorcycle Technician Apprenticeship

As an Apprentice Motorcycle Technician at Vines BMW you will be responsible for undertaking maintenance, service and repair activities on all BMW Motorcycles. Most of your 3-year apprenticeship will be on the job training based at our centre with one of our Technicians as your mentor. A BMW representative will also visit you on a 12 weekly basis to set performance targets and classroom sessions will be offsite at the BMW Group Training Academy in Berkshire.

On successful completion of the Apprenticeship your salary will be in line with our certified BMW Motorcycle Technicians, plus Bonus opportunities.

Hours: 40 hours a week Monday – Friday plus a Saturday paid rota.

On successful completion of the Apprenticeship, the qualifications attained will be:

  • IMIAL Level 2 Diploma in Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Principles (VRQ)
  • IMIAL Level 2 Diploma in Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Competence (VCQ)
  • IMIAL Level 3 Diploma in Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Principles (VRQ)
  • IMIAL Level 3 Diploma in Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Competence (VCQ)
  • Functional Skills or Core Skills

Paint / Panel Beater Apprenticeship

Paint includes the prep and application of foundation materials and topcoat, paint systems, paint equipment and effect paints. Panel includes the removal, repair and refitting of panels and components, welding, panel beating, dent removal and both include Vehicle Damage Assessments.

Most of your 3-year apprenticeship will be on the job training based at our centre with one of our Bodyshop Technicians as your mentor. A BMW representative will also visit you on a 12 weekly basis to set performance targets and study sessions will be offsite at a centralised body training facility in Milton Keynes. The centre is equipped with BMW Cars and ColourSystems to ensure that we train you to the highest level.

On successful completion of the Apprenticeship your salary will be in line with our certified BMW Painters/ Panel Beaters, plus Bonus opportunities.

Hours: 45 hours a week Monday – Friday

On successful completion of the Apprenticeship, the qualifications attained will be:

  • IMI Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair (Body or Paint) Principles (VRQ)
  • IMI Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair (Body or Paint) Competence (VCQ)
  • IMI Level 3 Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair (Body or Paint) Principles (VRQ)
  • IMI Level 3 Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair (Body or Paint) Competence (VCQ)

Genius Apprenticeship

As a BMW Genius Apprentice your role is to show our customers why a new BMW truly is the ‘Ultimate Driving Machine’. You will be trained to know every piston, stitch and sensor on every model and be able to talk to our customers about anything BMW, whilst offering exquisite levels of customer service by providing a knowledgeable, courteous and efficient service. Most of your Apprenticeship will be on the job training based at our centre. A BMW representative will also visit you on a 12 weekly basis to set performance targets and classroom sessions will be offsite at the BMW Group Training Academy in Berkshire.

On successful completion of the Apprenticeship your salary will be in line with our certified Geniuses, plus Bonus opportunities.

Hours: 45 hours a week Monday –Saturday with a set day off in the week.

On successful completion of the Apprenticeship, the qualifications attained will be:

  • IMI Level 2 Diploma in Customer Service
  • BMW Genius Certification and additional Genius Course

BMW / MINI Sales Trainee Apprenticeship

As a Sales Trainee Apprentice you will learn the core skills that a Sales Executive needs to be successful. Product knowledge, communication skills and customer service are the main focus. Most of your Apprenticeship will be on the job training based at our centre. A BMW representative will also visit you on a 12 weekly basis to set performance targets and classroom sessions will be offsite at the BMW Group Training Academy in Berkshire.

On successful completion of the Apprenticeship your salary will be in line with our certified BMW / MINI Sales Executives, plus Commission.

Hours: 45 hours a week Monday –Saturday with a set day off in the week.

On successful completion of the Apprenticeship, the qualifications attained will be:

  • Level 2 Customer Service Practitioner
  • BMW Sales Executive Certification
  • On completion, a Level 3 Customer Service Specialist qualification will also be offered to those that wish to further develop their career