Automotive Mechanics Technician Apprentice BILL LOMAS MOTOR SERVICES LTD

Are you ready to rev up your career in the automotive industry? Join the dynamic team at Bill Lomas Motor Services as an Automotive Apprentice! We are seeking an honest, reliable, and motivated individual who has a passion for cars and a drive to learn and excel in the world of automotive servicing and maintenance.

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Closing date: 06 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    *Wages:* £211.20 per week. Any overtime above the 40 hours per week, will be paid at the appropriate national minimum wage depending on age.

    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, 8.30am - 5.00pm. Variable depending on workload.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    07 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The role will include learning tasks such as the replacement of tyres and exhausts, together with general servicing and maintenance tasks including assisting with MOT testing and vehicle preparation.

You will be supervised at all times by a fully qualified member of staff who will introduce you to the specialist tools and equipment involved in this role, ranging from basic hand tools to power tools and measuring equipment including tyre changing machines.

Learning and Development:

  • Work alongside a fully qualified member of staff who will provide supervision and guidance
  • Acquire knowledge and skills in tyre and exhaust replacements, general servicing, and maintenance tasks
  • Assist with MOT testing and vehicle preparation, gaining valuable experience in ensuring vehicles meet safety and regulatory standards
  • Familiarise yourself with a range of specialist tools and equipment, from basic hand tools to power tools and measuring equipment, including tire changing machines

Duties and Tasks:

  • Perform brake changes, ensuring the safe and efficient functioning of the braking system
  • Conduct oil and filter changes to maintain optimal engine performance
  • Assist with clutch repairs, ensuring smooth gear changes and vehicle operation
  • Engage in full engine diagnostics to identify and address performance issues
  • Learn cylinder head replacement techniques for effective engine repair
  • Perform suspension work and tackle numerous other automotive tasks, expanding your skillset and expertise

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

The Apprenticeship in Autocare Technician consists of:

  • Level 2 Standard Autocare Technician
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (if required).

As part of the apprenticeship programme, attendance is required at our Skills Group training centre for one day per week. All other aspects of the qualification will be delivered on-site by the employer.

You will have regular visits every six to twelve weeks from your designated Skills Group assessor, who will monitor your progress during your apprenticeship training.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • On completion of your Level 2 apprenticeship with the company, an opportunity to progress onto a Level 3 qualification may be available for the right candidate

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 9-1 equivalent to A*-G) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 9-1 equivalent to A*-G) Desired

About the employer

At Bill Lomas Motor Services, we are proud to be a leading automotive service provider in Ivybridge and the surrounding areas. With our commitment to exceptional customer service and a team of highly skilled professionals, we strive to exceed the expectations of our valued clients. With years of experience in the industry, our company has established a solid reputation for delivering top-notch automotive servicing and maintenance solutions. Our dedicated team consists of fully qualified technicians who possess a wealth of knowledge and expertise in all aspects of vehicle repairs. At the heart of our company philosophy is a focus on honesty, reliability, and customer satisfaction. We understand that your vehicle is a significant investment, and we treat it with the utmost care and attention it deserves. Whether it's a routine service, complex repairs, or vehicle diagnostics, we go the extra mile to ensure that your vehicle is in optimal condition and performing at its best. Our state-of-the-art facilities are equipped with the latest tools and equipment to handle a wide range of automotive tasks efficiently and effectively. From tire and exhaust replacements to clutch repairs, full engine diagnostics, cylinder head replacements, suspension work, and more, our team has the expertise to tackle any job with precision and accuracy. We take pride in providing a comprehensive range of services to cater to the diverse needs of our customers. Additionally, we offer MOT testing and vehicle preparation services, ensuring that your vehicle meets all safety and regulatory standards. When you choose Bill Lomas Motor Services, you can have confidence that your vehicle is in capable hands. We are committed to delivering excellence in every aspect of our work, from the quality of our repairs to our friendly and professional customer service. Your satisfaction is our priority, and we aim to build long-lasting relationships with our clients based on trust, transparency, and reliability.






PL21 0AZ

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Autocare technician

Level 2 (GCSE)

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