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The Mercedes-Benz Advanced
Modern Apprenticeship
Why the Mercedes-Benz Advance Modern
Apprenticeship Programme?
The Mercedes-Benz Advanced Modern Apprentice
Programme gives you:

• A career to put you alongside some of
Malaysia’s brightest young talent

• A career with one of the world’s most
prestigious companies

• A chance to earn while you learn

Mercedes-Benz are searching for bright and ambitious
young stars to join our Apprenticeship Programme to
train as a Passenger Car Technician for the extensive
dealer network in Malaysia.

Passenger Car Technician
As a Passenger Car Technician your work will initially
focus on service maintenance, carrying out routine
maintenance and basic repairs. You will then progress to
complex fault diagnosis and repair, using Mercedes-
Benz specialist diagnostic equipment.

Requirements
• Aged between 17 and 22
• Completed SPM or STPM (or equivalent) with at
least 4 credits
• Possess English language skills
• Possess good interpersonal skills
Do you have what it takes to become a star?

Working for the famous three-pointed star at one of our Dealerships you could be a part of
one of the best apprenticeship training schemes in the Malaysia, training at the state-of-the-
art Mercedes-Benz National Training Academy.

So what’s involved in the apprenticeship programme? Below we answer some of the
questions you may have.

What is an apprenticeship?
An apprenticeship is an excellent opportunity to gain professional qualifications and
experience. You will earn as you learn as well as gain practical skills in the workplace.

What career opportunities are there with a Mercedes-Benz Apprenticeship?
We make every effort to provide you with the opportunity of a long-term career with
Mercedes-Benz. Many of our former graduates are continuing to enjoy a rewarding career
with Mercedes-Benz and we are proud that to date we have over 780 graduates coming from
our programme.

Does it cost anything to become an apprentice?
No. All costs are fully sponsored by Mercedes-Benz Malaysia and our Dealers.

How long is the programme?
The programme is delivered over a 3-year period. It incorporates International Qualifications
up to Level 3 and a tailored Mercedes-Benz Competence element, which ensures your
continued development.

Will I earn a salary?
Yes. As an apprentice you are considered a full-time Trainee and you will receive a highly
competitive allowance of RM800 per month for the duration of the 3 year programme. After
this, you will have guaranteed employment within or Dealer Network which is backed by
guaranteed salary for 4 years.
What qualifications can I achieve?
Upon successful completion, you will gain NDTS Level 3 (endorsed by JPK),
City & Guilds VRQ Level 3 (Vocational Related Qualification), QMT (Qualified Maintenance
Technician), QST (Qualified System Technician). Together, these qualifications contribute to
an Apprenticeship Framework, so you’ll receive a certificate for this too (AMA from
Mercedes-Benz)!

Where will I be working?
Mercedes-Benz Malaysia has Dealerships all across the country and therefore, if successful
in the recruitment process, you will be placed as an apprentice at a site most suitable for you
for your workplace training. You will attend the academy for the additional training aspects of
your programme.

Where is the academy? How often will I go there?
The academy is a purpose built Apprentice Training Centre at the Mercedes-Benz Head
Office site in Puchong, Kinrara, Selangor. You will spend 4 week blocks here followed by 8
week blocks on the job at the dealer workshop where your Mentor will guide you with regular
visits also from MB Malaysia.

Will I be provided with accommodation?
Accommodation is not provided by Mercedes-Benz Malaysia. hHowever, we assist with
arrangements and group living in the nearby areas.

What if I get ill or have any problems when I am away from home?
Mercedes-Benz Malaysia is committed to ensuring you feel as comfortable and confident as
possible when you are away from home. Group personal accident insurance is provided and
you will be assigned a trainer to support you during your time with us as well as on the job.

What happens when I finish the programme?
All successful apprentices are invited to celebrate their achievement at a prestigious
graduation event and some of you may even be recognised at the Apprentice of the
Year Awards.
What do our apprentices say about
the programme?
“Attitude is the key to success, regardless how tough
your challenge. As long as you have the right attitude,
you will always overcome it”

- Chow Chee Hunt – Product Manager and Pricing SEA2
Class of 2002

“You learn so much both on the job and in class. With
this programme you not only get your international
qualifications, but also a specialist Mercedes-Benz
qualification as well which is fantastic for any CV.
I expected to be making the tea and cleaning
up after the other technicians but that’s not the
case at all – there is so much opportunity to learn and
grow as a Technician with Mercedes-Benz”

- Roger Tan– FUSO Technical Manager
Class of 2007

“Embarking on a career with Mercedes-Benz is an
exciting opportunity and the Mercedes-Benz advanced
Modern Apprenticeship offers the best start for young
people to learn and grow into a valued and skilled
position with the company”

- Albert Lim – Aftersales Manager, Hap Seng Star Sdn
Bhd
Class of 1999

“Working with Mercedes-Benz can open many doors for you going forward. A chance to get onto
the career ladder and climb as high as you are willing to go. Provided maximum effort is put into
be the best - with the skills learned during the programme, an exciting career with Mercedes-Benz
awaits.”

- Zulkefley Abu Bakar – Assistant Manager, Vocational Training
Mercedes-Benz Malaysia
Class of 2005
What does our Training Academy Senior Manager
have to say about the Mercedes-Benz
Apprenticeship Programme?
“Having graduated from the Mercedes-Benz Apprentice programme myself,
Vocational training is something I have a deep connection with. It was the
springboard of my career and represents a rewarding time in my life where I learned
many lessons. Not only in terms of technical and process; but organisaton,
discipline, punctuality and life long learning. These are the skills I rely upon today
and create the backbone of our programme here in Malaysia.

The modern Technician is tasked with looking after the best automotive products on
the market, one that is constantly being updated; pioneering automotive technology.
Embarking on an Apprenticeship with Mercedes-Benz is the start of an exciting
career. We will prepare you to be at the forefront of technological understanding in
order to diagnose, repair and maintain the pinnacle of automotive technology –
Mercedes-Benz. Our programme is entirely focused to develop Malaysia’s best
automotive talent to create technicians of tomorrow . Together with our brand new,
state of the art and purpose built Training facility just completed, we stand by our
programme as the best in Malaysia.”

Dominic Wells–Training , MBM & SEA 2, Senior Manager
Still Interested?
Below, we explain the application process.
What qualifications do I need?
An interest in the motor industry is essential and ideally you will have forcsted, or have
achieved, minimum 4 credits in SPM or equivalent . All successful applicants will also be
required to complete aptitude tests to help ensure the programme can offer you the support
you need. Face to face interviews will be conducted to ensure we recruit the best potential
candidates nationwide.

How do I apply?
To apply for an Apprenticeship with Mercedes-Benz, please visit:
www.mercedes-benz.com.my/AMA
Click ‘apply’ and complete the form.
Applications are invited between January and April. You are also able to apply via walk-in at
our dealer branches with an up to date CV & passport size photograph in hand.

What happens with my application?
Once applications have been reviewed, shortlisted applicants meeting the initial criteria will
be contacted for aptitude testing. Applicants who progress through this stage will be invited
to attend an interview which takes place in 5 regional locations.

What do the assessments involve?
First stage - The assessment consists of Mechanical and Technical Understanding Test
(MTVT) as well as 5 aptitude tests
Second stage -Candidates successfully passing the 1st stage will attend a face to face
interview

When will I know my results from the assessments?
Result from the assessments will be announce by 1st week of June 2017 via phone and email.

How long will the application process take?
Vacancies are advertised from January onwards, intake is on 3rd July 2017. This may sound
like a long time but don’t worry, you will be kept informed of your progress on a regular basis
throughout the process.
For any further enquiries please contact:
Low Woon Fung
Manager, Vocational Training
Phone: 01 9327 9050
Email: mbm_apprentice@daimler.com

The information contained in this document is correct at the time of production.
For notification of any alterations or amendments, please email us at mbm_apprentice@daimler.com

www.mercedes-benz.com.my/AMA

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47180 Puchong
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia

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