• Salary: Apprenticeship rate
  • Type: Full Time
  • Department: Service
  • Location: Pulman SKODA Durham

At Pulman we pride ourselves on delivering a fantastic customer experience every time. We are a top Volkswagen Group retailer representing Volkswagen, SEAT and SKODA, with sites across Durham, Sunderland & Cramlington. People are at the heart of our strategy, with over 250 employees they are truly one big Pulman family. Pulman want to match and exceed customers’ expectations whilst giving them a truly enjoyable experience that they will not find anywhere else.

We are looking for exceptional candidates to join our Volkswagen Apprenticeship programme.


What does a Service Technician do?

Working as a Service Technician is not about grease, overalls and back-street garages. The Service Technicians of today work for retailers, equipped with the latest technology, in pristine environments. As a Service Technician you would be responsible for carrying out routine maintenance, and basic repairs as well as identifying and reporting faults on vehicles. At a more advanced level you’ll learn more about complex faults and repair them using sophisticated diagnostic equipment. At a higher level, you could be dealing with the most complex automotive systems as well as leading the workshop and the teams within it. You could also choose to specialise in certain areas. Some examples include; infotainment, connectivity or supplementary restraint systems.

To be an extraordinary Service Technician apprentice, you will need the right qualifications to start you on your learner journey. For Volkswagen this is a minimum of GCSE (or equivalent) in English, Maths and Science Grade 9 - 4 (A - C). You’ll also need to demonstrate your passion and enthusiasm for the job; show that you are a good listener and be interested in technology as a tool to fix problems. An ideal candidate will also be service orientated, focussed on quality and a real team player. If you can meet these requirements and believe in the brand values of your potential new employer, you can stand out against the competition to become an extraordinary apprentice.

Here at Pulman we take your privacy seriously and promise to never sell your personal details to anyone. We’re also committed to keeping your data safe and secure. To find out more information about how we use your data and your data rights you can view our recruitiment policy.

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