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Autocare Technician
Level 2 apprenticeship

Who is the apprenticeship for?

This apprenticeship is ideal for your employees that show an interest in, and aptitude for, becoming an Autocare Technician.

It is designed for your employees that want to understand how to carry out a range of services and repairs to cars and light goods vans, and develop their retail and customer service skills.

Diploma in Autocare Technician Level 2

24 Months

City & Guilds

What will they learn?

This apprenticeship will enable your employees to gain a good working knowledge of the fundamental elements of a range of vehicle systems whilst maintaining a focus on delivering excellent customer service to your clients.

They will be equipped with the technical skills needed to be able to undertake vehicle safety inspections, make recommendations for improvements and carry out specific replacements and repairs. All this whilst gaining new skills that empower them to be confident to deal with your customers in a positive, personable and professional way.

Our apprenticeships give your employees training that is tailored to your business needs and their roles, providing job-specific skills vital for peak business performance.

How will they learn?

Our Personal Tutors will deliver high-quality face-to-face learning and coaching and provide all the resources your employee will need to progress quickly. Our intuitive learner management system ‘Bud’ will really bring the subject to life through interactive learning tools, access to complementary online resources and relevant social communities, as well as provide real-time learner information so that you will always know what your employee is learning and how they are progressing.

This apprenticeship will develop your employees’ knowledge, skills and behaviours in the following areas:

Knowledge

  • Tyre legislation
  • Fundamentals of specific vehicle systems
  • Vehicle 4-wheel geometry principles
  • Consumer legislation
  • Health & safety
  • Hybrid/electric vehicle systems
  • Data protection requirements
  • Sales principles
  • How the business works
  • Vehicle safety inspections & routine maintenance

Skills

  • Equipment maintenance
  • Health & safety
  • Stock delivery & rotation
  • Vehicle safety inspections & routine maintenance
  • Recommendations to customers from results of inspections
  • Replacement/repair & balancing tyres
  • Replacement of components including steering & suspension & braking systems
  • 4-wheel geometry operations
  • Use a range of tools & equipment
  • Identify & procure correct parts
  • Access vehicle technical data
  • Resolve low level customer complaints
  • Effective communication
  • Understand IT systems

Behaviours

  • Professional conduct
  • Effective communication
  • Team working
  • Organisation of self

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Your pathway to success

Once you have completed your Adult Care Worker Level 2 apprenticeship Standard, the natural progression is to advance to the Lead Adult Care Worker Level 3 apprenticeship Standard.

The Lead Adult Care Worker Level 3 apprenticeship will develop your skills further and enhance your career prospects in the adult care sector.

At Paragon Skills we are committed to inspiring you to succeed, and are here to support you throughout every stage of your apprenticeship.

We are looking for learners as committed and as passionate as we are. If this sounds like you, then contact us today and start your career on the apprenticeship route with Paragon Skills.

FAQs

How do we employ an apprentice?

We can help you find the right apprentice for your business. If you are looking to employ an apprentice you can learn more about the process on our Employing an apprentice page, or you can call us to discuss your requirements on 0800 783 2545.

How much does apprenticeship training cost?

The cost of an apprenticeship varies and is dependent on the level and Standard or Framework. To find out which Standards or Frameworks best meet your business needs, and the cost of these, speak to your training provider.

How long does an apprenticeship last?

In the sectors we work in, an apprenticeship takes 12 to 48 months, however this can vary depending on the hours worked, the industry sector and level of qualification.

Motorfix Accident Repair Centre

Charlie Roberts

Paragon Skills allowed me to go into a trade I knew nothing about. Having no real knowledge of cars, I have now gained a great qualification which will set me up for the rest of my life.

Apprenticeships in this sector

  • Level 3 apprenticeship

    This apprenticeship is ideal for employees looking to become Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technicians capable of servicing and repairing light vehicles such as cars and vans.

    It is suitable for those working in either a dealership for a manufacturer or for an independent garage that deals with many different makes of vehicles.

    Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Level 3
    36 Months City & Guilds
  • Level 3 apprenticeship

    This apprenticeship is ideal for employees looking to become Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technicians (Heavy Vehicle) capable of servicing and repairing heavy goods vehicles and vehicles with a gross weight of over 3500kg.

    It is suitable for those working in either a dealership for a manufacturer or for an independent garage that deals with many different makes of vehicles.

    Diploma Heavy Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Level 3
    36 months City & Guilds
  • Level 2 apprenticeship

    This apprenticeship is ideal for your employees that show an interest in, and aptitude for, becoming an Autocare Technician.

    It is designed for your employees that want to understand how to carry out a range of services and repairs to cars and light goods vans, and develop their retail and customer service skills.

    Diploma in Autocare Technician Level 2
    24 months City & Guilds
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