Apprentice Light Vehicle Technician (35730) ALTRINCHAM AUTOTECNIC CENTRE LIMITED

Altrincham Autotecnic in Altrincham have a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated person to join their company. Working on light vehicles in a busy independent garage, keeping vehicles on the road and in good condition.

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

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Closing date: 13 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40 to £21,673.60

    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

    08:30 – 18:00 Mon to Thurs 08:30 – 17:30 Fri

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Aug 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:

  • Keeping the workshop clean & tidy
  • How to use tools & equipment used in vehicle maintenance & repair
  • You will assist other technicians with their work whilst receiving on the job training
  • Tyre legislation and technical information
  • Fundamentals of specific vehicle systems including steering & suspension, braking systems, battery & charging systems, exhaust systems and air-conditioning systems
  • Vehicle 4-wheel geometry principles
  • Basic consumer legislation relevant to the occupation
  • Appropriate health & safety legislation and requirements for the workplace
  • Hybrid/Electric vehicle system and safe working procedures
  • How to carry out vehicle safety inspections and routine maintenance using manufacturers specifications or approved schedules, using vehicle specific data and meeting legal requirements
  • 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.

Blended on/off the job training and location to be confirmed.


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

Initiative, Interest in automotive trade, Enthusiastic, Garage experience preferred, Punctual, Reliable, Honest, Disciplined


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

About the employer

Altrincham Autotecnic Centre Limited is a German Car Specialist. They are a customer focused independent garage based in Altrincham, offering high quality service, repair and MOT facilities. They have a particular specialism in BMW, Audi, Mercedes and Mini brands, but can offer competitive pricing on all other makes of vehicle including vintage models. The company was previously owned by Blue Bell BMW until March 2013, when it was sold to the existing Management Team of Andrew Crowe and Steve Brooke. They pride themselves on their customer service - the team has over 35 years of experience and they continually kept up-to-date with training and investment in advanced technologies




9 Moss Lane



WA15 8BA

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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: 13 Oct 2023