Service Centre Apprenticeship (Autocare Lv2) THE SERVICE CENTRE TAMWORTH LTD

A Level 2 Service Centre Apprentice is required. This is a great opportunity to gain a qualification and insight into the mechanical technician with industry professionals while earning a wage. Nova training tutors visit you while on sight to gather evidence of course completion (no college day release). Duties include: identifying problems with vehicles using the diagnostic equipment, explaining automotive repairs and issues and provide great customer service.

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Closing date: 29 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay increase on completion of first 12 months if successful

    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

    Tuesday to Saturday 0900 - 1700 Further details to be discussed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 May 2024

  • Date posted

    19 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Perform maintenance and repair on customer vehicles.
  • Identify problems with vehicles using the diagnostic equipment.
  • Explain automotive repairs and issues and provide great customer service.
  • Plan repair procedures using charts, manuals and experience.
  • Test the functionality of parts and systems
  • Perform basic auto care and maintenance tasks such as oil changes, fluid level checks, and tire rotation.
  • Repair and replace brake pads, wheel bearings, sensors and other parts.
  • Perform routine maintenance and general mechanic work on vehicles.
  • Prepared to get additional certification as needed.
  • Willingness to learn with hands-on training.
  • Help keep repair shops clean and organised.
  • Keep a professional appearance.

The training you will be getting

  • Gain experience and insight into the role with the opportunity to work with the same company full time once the apprenticeship has been accomplished. 
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required.
  • Autocare Technician Level 2 (GCSE).

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possible job opportunity to continue as fully qualified mechanic with additional pay.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 3) Desired

Things to consider

This role could include lifting heavy objects at times.

About the employer

The Service and MOT Center is an independent, established business which has been successfully run for 8 years that offers a wide range of garage services using modern equipment and facilities. All of our staff are qualified and have experience in areas that compliment each other. We pride ourselves on good customer service and reasonable prices.







B79 7SP

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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


Richard Lewis


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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