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Level 2 Autocare Apprenticeship based at Autocentre Limited based in Chorley AUTOCENTRE LIMITED

Varied role within a well-established independent car garage. Looking for an ambitious, confident individual who will enjoy and thrive in a busy environment. Dealing with the repair and maintenance of light motor vehicles, candidates will have a keen interest and passion to progress and develop within the industry.

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Closing date: 13 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    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 to Friday 8.30am -5.30pm with one college day per week.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    33 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    05 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000092947

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The role of a Motor Vehicle Technician is to maintain, service and repair vehicles to a consistently high standard. This exciting apprenticeship programme is ideal for someone who is looking to begin their journey to becoming a qualified Vehicle Technician and who wants to develop a long-term career.

The duties and responsibilities associated with this position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Working alongside qualified technicians with the investigation, repair and service of vehicles.
  • Investigate symptoms of vehicle fault(s) and identify the likely underlying causes.
  • Remove repair/replace components in line with manufacturers standards.
  • Inspect and prepare a vehicle to the required quality standard for handover to the customer e.g. following a service, complex repair, quality control etc.
  • Contribute to the maintenance of a safe and efficient workshop and adhere to the Autocentres business processes (e.g. environmental awareness, servicing a vehicle, record keeping, customer contact, documentation completed, quality) and standard workshop operations.
  • Develop advanced diagnostic principles and logical problem-solving techniques, supported by diagnostic tools and testing regimes, to establish electrical, mechanical and electronic faults.
  • Other general technical duties and general housekeeping.
  • Good communication skills/ability to liaise at all levels.
  • Follow health & safety.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Autocare Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard (includes Functional Skills in maths and English if required.) 
  • The training will be with Blackburn College and you will be required to attend college one day a week. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Future qualifications and full-time position for the right candidate. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, interpersonal skills, Clear/Concise written skills, Ability to prioritise tasks

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired

Things to consider

Can you travel to: PR6 0AA?

About the employer

Autocentre Chorley is a well established MOT, car service, car repair and tyre garage in Chorley. Our highly skilled and qualified mechanics hold over 60 years of combined experience. We stock the latest car parts, have the very latest machines and diagnostic equipment and aim to provide a friendly yet professional and reliable service. Our fully trained mechanics ensure the highest standards are guaranteed and we cater for all makes and models.

Employer

AUTOCENTRE LIMITED

Address

Autocentre Ltd

Friday Street

CHORLEY

PR6 0AA

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Training

Training provider

BLACKBURN COLLEGE

Contact

Apprenticeship Team

apprenticeships@blackburn.ac.uk

01254292500

Apprenticeship standard

Autocare technician

Level 2 (GCSE)


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