Apprentice Autocare Technician (35888) Adswood MOT Centre

Adswood MOT Centre in Stockport have a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join their company. The right person will have the opportunity to work towards a Level 2 Apprenticeship as an Autocare Technician.

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

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Closing date: 03 May 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

    Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 May 2024

  • Date posted

    08 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

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

  • Contributing to the maintenance of a safe and efficient workshop
  • Demonstrating due regard for own safety and that of others in the workshop and minimising risk of injury and vehicle damage
  • Carrying out fundamental tasks associated with removal and replacement procedures on a vehicle
  • Obtaining diagnostic and repair information
  • Interpreting diagnostic information and using electrical wiring
  • Diagrams to determine system serviceability
  • Using a range of diagnostic equipment
  • Following recognised diagnostic procedures, logical diagnostic sequence and applying advanced diagnostic principles and problem-solving techniques to establish faults
  • Reporting faults using company procedures and recommending suitable further actions
  • Following recognised repair procedures to complete a wide range of repairs including those which involve complex procedures, or in depth knowledge
  • Testing the function of repaired and fitted components
  • Adhering to business processes and completing documentation following workplace procedures
  • Using ICT to create emails, word-process documents and carry out web based searches
  • Completing a range of services and inspecting and preparing a vehicle to the required quality standard for handover to the customer

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

The training you will be getting

  • Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Level Apprenticeship gaining a Level 2 Autocare Technician qualification

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

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

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Initiative, Enthusiastic, Punctuality, Reliability, Honesty, Disciplined attitude, Genuine interest in Automotive


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

About the employer

Adswood MOT Centre is a well-established MOT Service & Repair Centre located in Stockport and is known for its friendly atmosphere and exceptional customer service. A family business established over 10 years ago, the garage takes pride in serving the local community, keeping customers’ cars safe and efficient on the road while providing a great value service.


Adswood MOT Centre






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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

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 03 May 2024