Suzuki Technician Apprenticeship

POSTED: 22/02/2022

A fantastic opportunity is now available at 5-WAYS for a 16-19yr old who has a real passion for bikes. If you would like to start a career in the motorcycle industry with training through one of the world’s leading motorcycle brands, then apply below.

At 5-Ways we have always invested in manufacturer training to ensure our team to deliver the best possible customer experience. Suzuki's motorcycle apprentices follow a three-year technical apprenticeship and leave with a level three advanced apprenticeship - equivalent to an A-Level. James Newall (our Parts & Service Advisor) is a previous Academy graduate.


More Information about the apprenticeship is below. If you are interested in this amazing opportunity you can read through all the important information and find a link to the application below. 



Gearing up for a career in the automotive industry? Get the low-down on becoming a Suzuki apprentice.

If you’re fired up about forging an exciting career in the automotive industry, joining Suzuki’s Advanced Apprenticeship Programme (AAP) is a decision that instinctively makes sense. We’ll give you the opportunity to get your life into gear. Top gear, that is.

Here are just some of the great benefits you get with the AAP: 
  • Full-time employment at a Suzuki Dealership
  • Block release tuition at a Suzuki state-of-the-art training facility
  • All training and qualifications paid for by your Suzuki Dealer
  • A fully structured career path
  • Corporate clothing
  • A great job in which to make new friends
Plus, industry-recognised qualifications:
  • NVQ/VCQ Level 3 in your chosen role
  • Technical Certificate / VRQ
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English, and ICT
  • Apprenticeship Completion Certificate



Suzuki trains Motorcycle Technicians to carry out a wide variety of tasks, from routine motorcycle maintenance and servicing to fault diagnosis and component overhaul.

Apprentices will receive a combination of theoretical and practical skills training. All this will be carried out using our fleet of Suzuki’s latest models, to ensure technology is relevant.


The Training Centre is equipped with the latest Suzuki diagnostic equipment and tools, to simulate a dealership environment.

Apprentices are introduced to Suzuki diagnostic systems at an early stage in the programme. This enables them to become quickly up-to-speed with the latest technology.

Programme duration

17 weeks over 36 months 


IMI Qualifications on completion


NVQ Level 3 Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (Motorcycle) Technical certificate.


Key skills in IT, application of Number and Communication


Apprenticeship completion certificate
Selection criteria 
Here are five things we’re looking for from our potential new recruits for the Suzuki Apprenticeship Programme.
Is willing to provide an excellent service to our customers
Can respond to colleagues and work as part of a team
Has a real passion for cars, bikes, or ATV’s
Is committed to a career within this exciting sector engaging with the demands of an ever-advancing technology
Has an aptitude for all things mechanical, GCSE grades C or above, demonstrating a good level of knowledge in Maths, English, and Science
Learning the Suzuki way 

Training on the Suzuki Advanced Apprenticeship Programme is geared around hands-on practical experience. Here’s what you can expect.

As a Suzuki apprentice, your time will be spent working within a Suzuki Dealership alongside experienced staff who will support and encourage you. Working in this environment, you’ll gain the insight and skills you need to compile your NVQ Portfolio.



The programme is delivered using what’s called “a residential block release model”, where you’ll spend a period of time away from the Dealership at our dedicated Training Centre. Your learning will be split roughly 50/50 between practical and underpinning knowledge. You’ll be using the latest in diagnostic and specialist equipment to work on our extensive range of products.


Blended learning 

You’ll be trained using a variety of different methods – all designed to make the learning both fun and challenging. Suzuki's methods and attitudes are taught from the start, with emphasis on the brand experience and customer focus.



Accommodation is provided for by your sponsoring Dealership and is pre-arranged by Suzuki to ensure you also have a great time in the evening while attending training.


As well as support from your Dealership Mentor you’ll be assigned an Apprentice Development Coach throughout your time on the programme, so there’s always someone on hand to talk to.
If you are interested in the Suzuki Apprenticeship after reading the above information and think you fit all criteria, then please apply for the position using the Apply Now button below. 

And Good Luck in your application process.

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