Autocare apprentice VAN SOLUTIONS LTD

This is a great opportunity for any candidate looking to enhance their skills working in a garage. You will be working with experienced members of staff on a daily basis in order to gain a qualification as an autocare technician.

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Closing date: 24 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Apprentice's wage will be reviewed upon appointment.

    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

    40 hours per week / Monday to Friday, 8 hours per day. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    33 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    29 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Workshop cleanliness
  • Following health and safety protocol
  • Assisting technicians with services and repairs 
  • Tyre changes
  • Brakes
  • Helping to clean major components for reconditioning

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

  • Auto Technician Level 2 Standard
  • 30 months plus 3 months End Point Assessment
  • On the job training provided for all practical elements
  • Day release college course at Leeds City College for academic study
  • Mentor program offered, for both elements.

Overview of the Role:

An Auto-care Technician carries out a range of services and repairs to cars, car derived vans and light goods vehicles, working in an Auto-care or “Fast-Fit” Centre, which may be part of a national chain or operated by a regional/local independent group/owner. An Auto-care 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 & repair simple system faults.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

LV3 Qualification with options to progress within the business.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience


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

About the employer

Independent Van / Light commercial vehicle Service and Repair specialist. Dedicated in house reconditioning facility for overhaul of major components such as engines, rear axles & gearboxes.






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Training provider



James Lund


Apprenticeship standard

Autocare technician

Level 2 (GCSE)

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