Apprentice Light Vehicle Technician (35582) ALAN THOMPSON MOTOR ENGINEERS LIMITED

Alan Thompson Motor Engineers in Cheadle Hulme have a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated person to join their company. Working toward a level 2 autocare technician qualification, dealing with diagnostic, repair and service skills.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 16 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    08:30 – 17.00 Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    26 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    24 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The successful applicant will be expected to learn about the following:

• Contribute to the maintenance of a safe and efficient workshop
• Demonstrate due regard for own safety and that of others in the workshop and minimise risk of injury and vehicle damage
• Carry out fundamental tasks associated with removal and replacement procedures on a vehicle
• Obtain diagnostic and repair information
• Interpret diagnostic information and use electrical wiring diagrams to determine system serviceability
• Use a range of diagnostic equipment
• Follow recognised diagnostic procedures, logical diagnostic sequence and apply advanced diagnostic principles and problem-solving techniques to establish faults
• Report faults using company procedures and recommend suitable further actions
• Follow recognised repair procedures to complete a wide range of repairs including those which involve complex procedures, or in depth knowledge
• Test the function of repaired and fitted components
• Adhere to business processes and complete documentation following workplace procedures
• Use ICT to create emails, word-process documents and carry out web based searches
• Complete a range of services and inspect and prepare a vehicle to the required quality standard for handover to the customer

Successful completion of this apprenticeship will lead to progression within the business

How you will be supported
Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role.

What will happen next
New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:
• More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
• Any training you need to complete
• What the next steps will be

How you could get there
If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

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

Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Intermediate Level Apprenticeship gaining a Level 2 autocare technician qualification.

On completion of this Standard the Auto-care Technician will be eligible to apply for IMI membership as a Registered Young Professional or if they wish as an Associate Member. They would also gain entry onto the IMI Professional Register.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Punctuality, Reliability, Honesty, A disciplined attitude, Enthusiastic, Keen to learn new skills


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired

About the employer

One of the UK’s leading and most respected auto-repair specialists, Alan Thompson Motor Engineering has a reputation for offering high quality repairs and maintenance, the highest standards in customer service and offering value for money at all times.




Anfield Road

Cheadle Hulme



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Autocare technician

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 16 Jun 2023