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Introducing Mitsubishi's Apprentice Technician Programme

As one of the world’s largest vehicle manufacturers, Mitsubishi Motors is fully committed to retaining its position at the forefront of the industry.

The Colt Car Company Ltd is the official distributor for Mitsubishi Motors in the UK and we want to attract enthusiastic individuals into the industry who can help ease the shortage of skilled staff and provide technical expertise to support an expanding dealer network.

Education training programme

Our programme has been designed specifically with your future needs in mind. It maximises on-the-job training whilst minimising time away from the dealership. The programme is run by a fully qualified, dedicated team who will ensure that every candidate receives comprehensive training on the latest vehicles, specialist tools, industry technologies, diagnostic equipment, IT systems and customer handling techniques.

What's in it for you?

Apprentice Technician Training

An apprenticeship is a great way to start your career with Mitsubishi. Successful completion of the comprehensive three-year Apprentice Technician Programme will ensure that you have the skills and knowledge to carry out every aspect of vehicle maintenance diagnostic and repair work within a Mitsubishi dealership.

Who should enrol?

As a guide to candidates enrolling on to the programme, the following would be beneficial:

Format of the scheme

Once a candidate has passed the selection process at their local dealership, the pathway below is followed:

The programme provides our dealer network with dedicated technicians, equipped with the necessary skills to move into specialist areas, becoming customer facing and potentially leading to senior management positions.

Reward for successful completion

Every candidate enrolled on the programme will work towards achieving the nationally recognised, Level 3, Light Vehicle Standards in Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair; as well as achieving Mitsubishi Technician status upon completion of the programme.

In order to achieve completion of the Mitsubishi programme and recognition of occupational competence, candidates will need to complete:


As part of the Apprenticeship Programme, apprentices will complete block release training away from their dealership. The training is carried out in the Mitsubishi Academy based at The Colt Car Company Limited in Cirencester.

During their block-release, apprentices will stay at Riverside House, which is located at CCC; a secure business site that is only accessible through a security gate that is manned 24 hours a day. Riverside House is independently managed and situated at the headquarters of The Colt Car Company Limited, official distributor for Mitsubishi Motors in the UK.

All of the rooms at Riverside House are en-suite with a TV and tea and coffee making facilities. B&B arrangements are made by The Training Department and lunch is provided at Riverside House during the apprentice’s stay at CCC.

Mitsubishi Training Academy Accommodation
Mitsubishi Training Academy Accommodation

How to Apply

To be considered for our Apprentice Programme you will first need to gain employment at a Mitsubishi dealer.

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For more information on the Mitsubishi Apprentice Programme, please contact:
The Mitsubishi Academy,
The Colt Car Company,

Telephone 01285 647 794

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