Auto-care Technician Apprenticeship Level 2
Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
We are only accepting one application per candidate.
What will you be working towards?
On the auto-care technician apprenticeship you will learn to carry out a range of services and repairs to cars, car derived vans and light goods vehicles whilst working in an auto-care or “fast-fit” centre.
An auto-care technician works in an auto-care or “fast-fit” centre and carries out a range of services and repairs to cars and light goods vehicles. The role of an auto-care technician requires a unique combination of technical, retail and customer service skills. You will use a range of tools, measuring and diagnostic equipment to identify and repair simple system faults.
As an apprentice, you will learn the practical and theoretical aspects of the vehicle systems you service. You will also learn excellent telephone manners and customer handling skills, including how to handle difficult customers and deal with customer disappointment, as well as effective sales skills. You will also be taught strong problem solving and self-organisations skills.
During the apprenticeship, you will gain knowledge and understanding of a number of different legislations essential in the motor vehicle industry. You will learn the fundamentals of specific vehicle systems and safe working procedures, as well as data protection and how to carry out vehicle safety inspections and routine maintenance using vehicle specific data and meeting legal requirements.
You will be studying at the college’s specialist Engineering Centre which boasts state-of-the-art equipment and workshops. You can find all the relevant workshops and demonstration areas required for you to complete your studies with Kirklees College.
How will it be delivered?
You will be assessed through annual gateway assessments and a final end of programme assessment.
GCSE English and maths grade 3 or above and a suitable employer.
Your next steps...
On completion of your apprenticeship you can progress into a variety of careers within the motor vehicle trade