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Apprentice Autocare Technician Martin Richings Motor Repairers Limited

Are you wanting to start your career in the automotive industry? S&B Automotive Academy are recruiting on behalf of Martin Richings Motor Repairers Ltd who are looking to recruit a Autocare Technician. This is an exciting opening for an opportunity to earn while you learn gaining a nationally recognized qualification and a future career.

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Closing date: 27 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £200.00 - £240.00

  • Working week

    Start Time: 08:00, Finish Time: 17:00, Time for Lunch: 1 hour. Days TBD.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    13 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking individual to join their team as an Autocare Apprentice. The role is demanding as the successful applicant will be working on a range of vehicles while learning their trade to a nationally recognised standard.

As an apprentice you will learn all the skills to become a top Autocare Technician with a fantastic range of future career options ahead of you. Modern cars are becoming increasingly complex and it is essential that today’s technicians are fully conversant with the most recent technology. This is an exciting opening for an opportunity to earn while you learn gaining a nationally recognised qualification and a future career.

Duties include:

  • Find and diagnose faults using hand tools or a computer
  • Advise customers on what repairs are needed
  • Estimate time and costs for jobs
  • Road test vehicles to check repairs
  • Tyre fitting
  • Repairs to exhausts, batteries, brakes and servicing

The role will also include numerous other jobs such as shadowing staff on complex repairs and assisting with MOTs. You will use a range of tools, measuring and diagnostic equipment to identify & repair simple system faults.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communicator
  • Practical
  • Attention to detail
  • Hardworking
  • Basic knowledge of motor vehicle

Personal qualities

  • Good time keeping and willing to learn
  • Team player/working with others
  • Reliable
  • Motivation for the role/automotive and engineering interest
  • Personal responsibility and career ownership
  • Proactive approach in maintaining customer standards

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs at grade C/4 or equivalent (Functional Skills or Key Skills) in English and maths. Preferable otherwise S&B will conduct Functional Skills on the job.

Future prospects

Full training to Level 2 Standard.

Things to consider

The competition for apprenticeship placements is strong so please ensure your application is tailored to the type of apprenticeship you are applying for, pay attention to presentation, spelling and grammar and include any relevant experience, hobbies/interests or qualifications.

Applicants should consider the distance required to travel to the employer. Access to transport would be beneficial. For an idea of distance to travel, this link may be of use

Closing, interview and possible start date for this vacancy are subject to change. Interviews could commence at any time. You should apply immediately to avoid disappointment.

About the employer

Martin Richings Garage Services provide extensive, professional vehicle servicing & repair in our fully equipped workshop in Chipping Sodbury, Bristol.

Our fully qualified & experienced technicians provide the following services to keep your vehicle safe, reliable & efficient.

  • Interim or Full Vehicle Servicing
  • Engine Tuning
  • Breakdown Recovery
  • Engine Maintenance
  • Gearbox Servicing, Repair & Replacement
  • Clutch Servicing, Repair & Replacement
  • Exhaust Repairs & Replacement
  • Brake Servicing
  • Battery Servicing
  • MOT inspection
  • Dealer equivalent Diagnostics
  • Auto Electrics
  • Air conditioning

We are able to complete all levels of servicing and repairs from a simple oil and filter change right up to a full engine rebuild.


Martin Richings Motor Repairers Limited


T T Trading Estate Unit 5

Hatters Lane


BS37 6AA

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by S&B Automotive Academy Ltd


Luke Morrison 07398 092218

  • Level 2 Autocare Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required

S&B Automotive Academy is a specialist automotive apprenticeship training provider located in Bedminster, Bristol. S&B works in partnership with Martin Richings Motor Repairers Ltd to deliver the Autocare apprenticeship training programme over a 2-year period that concludes in an end point assessment. 

Training is delivered in the workplace and via seven one-week college blocks per year at S&B Automotive Academy. The apprentice will be assigned a workplace mentor and a college mentor who will offer support, advice and guidance by monitoring progress through the use of electronic logbook which both employer and the apprentice will have access to 24/7 365 days a year.

Apprenticeship standard

Autocare technician

Level 2 (GCSE)

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