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Light Vehicle Autocare Technician Apprentice Formula One Autocentres Ltd

Are you practical and mechanically minded? Are you wanting to start your career in the Automotive industry? Remit are currently recruiting on behalf of Formula One Autocentre looking for an Light Vehicle Autocare Apprentice to join their talented team!

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 28 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00am - 6.00pm with one day off. Saturday 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    28 months

  • Possible start date

    31 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    25 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

As an Autocare Apprentice, you will carry out a range of services and repairs to cars and light goods vehicles. Throughout the duration of the apprenticeship, you will gain an excellent knowledge of technical, retail and customer service skills.

What will you be doing?

You will work alongside a qualified technician/mentor to learning the following skills and knowledge:

  • Inspection, removal and repair of tyres, exhausts, shock absorbers, brakes, filters and batteries
  • Ensure appropriate work logs are kept for all vehicles
  • Carrying out vehicle safety inspections and routine maintenance on the vehicles
  • Delivering a high level of customer service to all your colleagues and customers
  • Identifying vehicle problems with diagnostic equipment
  • Ensuring high levels of Health and Safety are always met within the workshop

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The job involves numerous activities and technicians will need to be comfortable with a wide range of vehicles. As an autocare technician, you will often be working as part of a team, so good communication and being able to follow instructions would be good skills to have.

Personal qualities

Attained or working towards - full UK driving licence at the permissible age.

Desired qualifications

  • If you have achieved a level 2 or higher in a similar automotive qualification, you may not be eligible
  • Minimum of GCSE (or equivalent) grades of 9-4/A*-C in English and maths

Future prospects

At Formula One Autocentre they invest considerably in staff development and training and you can expect to receive comprehensive training to provide opportunities for career progression.

Things to consider

Closing Dates: Please submit your application along with your CV as soon as possible to avoid disappointment; we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of applications Travel: Please check you are able to travel to the Formula One Autocentre branch easily each day.

About the employer

A winning formula for over 50 years!

Established in 1969, Formula One Autocentres set out with a mission to deliver a completely new fast-fit experience to its customers. This would feature clean, modern premises, high-tech equipment and highly trained technicians; far removed from the kind of service normally associated with the industry.


Formula One Autocentres Ltd


Denvale Trade Park Unit 10

Haslett Avenue East


RH10 1SS

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Remit Ltd


Paul Northridge

This is an Autocare Technician Apprenticeship programme, delivered by Remit Group.

Awarding Body: Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI).

Training is delivered in the workplace and on block release at the Remit Automotive Academy in Derby. This means you will be required to stay in a hotel for 12 separate weeks (Monday - Friday) over the duration of the programme. All associated costs for training are met by the employer and there will be no cost to you.

You will also be assigned a dedicated Development Coach who will visit you every 4-6 weeks either in the workplace or remotely via Microsoft Teams, giving 1-2-1 advice and guidance to help you achieve the following IMI qualifications:

  • Autocare Technician Level 2
  • Functional Skills Level 1 in English & maths (if required)

Apprenticeship standard

Autocare technician

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Jan 2022