This is a great opportunity to join a very busy and professional garage. The apprentice will learn all aspects of the trade from general repairs to full servicing.

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Closing date: 01 Sep 2024

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

    The working hours are, Monday to Friday 8:30 am - 5 pm. This may vary slightly depending on workload.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    28 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    10 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Assist in conducting routine maintenance and inspections on various vehicles, including oil changes, tyre rotations, and filter replacements.

Shadowing staff on complex repairs and assisting with MOTs.

Learn to diagnose and troubleshoot vehicle issues using appropriate tools and equipment.

Work within a team to support customer needs.

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Standard Autocare Technician
Functional Skills

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 to expect at the end of your 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

Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3+) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3+) Desired

About the employer

Trannings Automotive Specialists first opened for business in April 2011. The business steadily grew and became a limited company with effect from September 2014. Based in Newnham Business Park, Plympton they can provide services for clients across Devon and Cornwall. They offer services to both individual and commercial customers, specialising in Nissan and French car manufacturers. Whatever the problem, Trannings are dedicated to attend to your every need, whether this be a simple lightbulb change, or a complete engine rebuild. Trannings offer main dealer standard repairs and continue to invest heavily in diagnostic equipment to ensure they can offer a premium service but without the premier price tag. Their aim is always to ensure that a problem is fixed correctly, first time and they pride themselves on providing the small touches that make our customers come back time and time again! Trannings have a fantastic track record of customer service and satisfaction, and continue to be rated as outstanding with Plymouth city’s ‘Buy with Confidence’ scheme.








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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Autocare technician

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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