Autocare Technician – Intermediate Apprenticeship

An Autocare Technician Apprentice will be carrying out a range of services and repairs to cars, car derived vans, light goods vehicles, and heavy goods vehicles.

Course Information

  • Course Type Apprenticeship
  • Subject Area Motor Vehicle, Transport and Logistics
  • Qualification Apprenticeship
  • Study Mode: Full Time Only
  • Course Level Level 2
  • Location Technology Centre
  • Course Length up to 30 months
Overview

An Autocare Technician Apprentice will carrying out a range of services and repairs to cars, car derived vans and light goods vehicles. You will learn to use a range of tools, measuring and diagnostic equipment to identify and repair simple system faults. Throughout the apprenticeship you will also develop skills in handling customers, communication and problem solving.

Topics include:

  • How to perform routine vehicle servicing
  • How to remove and refit engine, electrical, and chassis components
  • How to carry out vehicle safety inspections and routine maintenance
  • How to replace/ repair and balance a range of light vehicle tyres, including ultra-low profile, directional, asymmetric and run-flat tyres, fitted to a range of wheel sizes and types
  • How to contribute to good housekeeping within your workplace
  • Ensure your own actions reduce risks to Health and Safety
  • Learning to maintain positive working relationships
  • Develop communication skills through interacting with customers and colleges
Entry Requirements

Every employer is different and therefore the entry requirements can vary. As a guide, you ideally need GCSE grade 4 in English Language and Maths. However, we will work with you and
provide additional support to help you achieve their requirements, either prior to your Apprenticeship via a pre-Apprenticeship or during the delivery of your programme.

Facilities
  • A large modern fully equipped workshop
  • A state of the art automotive diagnostic laboratory with test simulators and rigs
  • A dedicated IT laboratory with internet access
  • Four specific automotive training classrooms
  • Meeting and function rooms
  • Attached restaurant
Additional Costs

You will need to purchase some tools and garage equipment eventually.

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