Apprentice Autocare Technician ABLEFIT TYRES & EXHAUSTS LTD

Are you wanting to start your career in the automotive industry? S&B Automotive Academy are recruiting, on behalf of Ablefit Tyres and Exhausts LTD, an Autocare Technician. Autocare Technicians carry out a range of services and repairs to cars and light goods vehicles. 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. You will use a range of tools, measuring, and diagnostic equipment to identify & repair simple system faults.

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Closing date: 26 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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, 08:30 – 18:00, with two 15-minute breaks and one 1-hour lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    27 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    15 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

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

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

Level 2 Autocare Technician Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required
  • Training is delivered in the workplace and via seven weekly college blocks per year at S&B Automotive Academy, you will be required to travel to the college and stay in hotel accommodation if needed
  • All costs for this are met by the employer and there will be no cost to you

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

As a company, Ablefit Tyres and Exhausts LTD are committed to providing development and training opportunities to our employees.

An apprenticeship is the grounding for your future development and there are lots of opportunities to develop your career.

At the successful completion of training, the intention is for the apprentice to be offered full-time employment as a skilled heavy vehicle technician.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative


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

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.

About the employer

Our team of honest professionals have over 50 year’s combined experience in the tyre industry. Our services range from tyre fitting and repairs to exhausts, batteries, brakes and servicing. No job is too small.







BS30 6DL

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Training provider



Luke Morison

07398 092218

Apprenticeship standard

Autocare technician

Level 2 (GCSE)

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