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Apprentice Autocare Technician C & M Auto Services Ltd

Car repairs, servicing, tyres, car cleaning, general cleaning. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to undertake an Autocare Technician apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 30 Mar 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £161.25

    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 - 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    33 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Apr 2022

  • Date posted

    05 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001774953

  • Positions

    1 available

Work as part of a family run business:

  • Repairing all makes and models of cars and vans
  • Car services
  • Car repairs
  • Car service washes
  • Tyre fitting
  • General cleaning duties in down time

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • None specific

Personal qualities

  • Punctuality

Desired qualifications

Candidates should have 4 GCSE’s at grade 3 or above, ideally including Maths and English. Any candidate without Maths and English grade 4 will be required to attend Functional Skills classes.

GCSE maths and English at grade 4 or above preferred by the employer.

Future prospects

Full time employment on successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Wage increases will take place annually.

Initially you will be contacted by York College to confirm your commitment and suitability for the role. If we are unable to contact you, you will not be considered for the position.


About the employer

We provide a reliable and friendly car repair service in the York and surrounding areas.

Our facilities for car repairs include car service, MOT, brakes, batteries, exhausts, tyres, shock absorbers, suspension, Computer Diagnostics and all aspects of mechanical repair to your car and engine.

We can MOT, service or repair any make of car and even offer a loan car or small van for over 25's (subject to availability).

Employer

C & M Auto Services Ltd

Address

10

Rose Avenue

York

YO26 6RU

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Training

Training provider

YORK COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by York College

Contact

Business Partnerships 01904 770368 businesspartnerships@yorkcollege.ac.uk

What will I study?

Apprentices would typically be based at a garage location; however this can vary from garage to garage depending on the business. As an apprentice you will develop an understanding of health and safety within the workplace. You will learn to work to strict deadlines and work closely with others within a team. As you develop your repair knowledge you will increase your skills and performance and become a valuable team member.

An Autocare Technician carries out a range of services and repairs to cars, car derived vans and light goods vehicles, working in an ‘Autocare’ or ‘Fast-Fit’ Centre. An Autocare Technician requires a unique combination of technical, retail and customer service skills. They will use a range of tools, measuring and diagnostic equipment to identify and repair simple system faults.

Method of delivery.

Apprentices attend College on day release for the duration of the two years and train/work with the employer for the remainder of the week. At College they will attain the knowledge required to complete the apprenticeship and the work-based assessor will visit the workplace to carry out reviews and practical observations in conjunction with the employer training.

How will I be assessed?

You must be competent and have covered all the criteria to be deemed ready for End-Point Assessment (EPA), and achieve passes in all relevant Functional Skills qualifications. The EPA components include:

  • Knowledge test
  • Practical observation
  • Professional review (supported by portfolio)

Qualifications received:

  • Autocare Technician Apprenticeship Level 2
  • Diploma Fast Fit Level 2
  • Maths Functional Skills Level 1
  • English Functional Skills Level 1

Apprenticeship standard

Autocare technician

Level 2 (GCSE)


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