Autocare Technician Apprentice - ST B.A.BUSH & SON LIMITED

An exciting opportunity to work in one of 32 retail branches at Bush Tyres based in Hull. This exciting opportunity will allow you to work not only on repairing and maintaining vehicles, you will gain experience and knowledge of hybrid vehicles, air conditioning, parts, stock management, customer service, sales and much more.

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Closing date: 28 Jun 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 - Saturday, between 08:30 - 16:30.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    03 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

If you would like to gain experience and knowledge in the following areas to start your career in the motor industry, this is the apprenticeship for you!

Responsibilities will include:

  • Demonstrate expertise, not only on the technical aspects of motor vehicle technology but also in retail, parts and customer service
  • Hybrid / electric vehicle system and safe working practices
  • Vehicle 4-wheel geometry principles
  • Vehicle systems including battery, charging and air conditioning
  • Tyre maintenance, legislation and technical information
  • Fundamentals of specialist vehicle systems
  • Use a range of tools, measuring and diagnostic equipment to identify and repair similar system faults
  • Experience how the business works and how you contribute to the overall results, demonstrating commercial awareness.

The training you will be getting

  • Delivery of the Level 2 Autocare Technician apprenticeship standard qualification, one day per week at the GTA. 
  • English and maths Functional Skills, if required.  

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Upon successful completion of this apprenticeship you will have the opportunity to progress onto a light vehicle maintenance apprenticeship standard (level 3 equivalent).

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

Travel to work in Hull each day and to College in Hessle for one day per week.

About the employer

As a well-established tyre retailer, Bush Tyres has a full range of automotive products available through 32 retail branches and multiple commercial locations. Products and services include car, van, 4×4 and SUV tyres, alloy wheels, exhausts, batteries, brakes, suspension as well as services such as MOTs, Servicing, Air Con and ADAS Calibration at select branches.




148-154 Stoneferry Road



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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


Rachael Owen


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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