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Automotive apprenticeships

Accelerate your Potential

Automotive businesses are a vital part of the UK economy. So it’s no surprise that the industry helped start the careers of millions of people through apprenticeships.

At Paragon Skills, our Level 2 and Level 3 Automotive apprenticeships in Light and Heavy Vehicle, as well as offering a series of commercial courses including F-Gas, IRTEC and MOT Training can help you to bring new team members on board or upskill existing employees. All of these programmes are taught in your workplace, via remote sessions and from our dedicated training facilities in Bournemouth and Fareham.

At Paragon Skills we offer intermediate and advanced level apprenticeships in the automotive sector including the following:

Autocare Technician Level 2 apprenticeship

Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Level 3 apprenticeship

Heavy Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Advanced Level 3 apprenticeship

Commercial Courses

Our expert teams, all of which have industry experience, work with hundreds of garages as well as national automotive businesses including The AA, Nationwide Crash Repair Centres and Belron/Autoglass.

How we can help your business

We will work in collaboration with you to create tailored apprenticeship programmes to help improve skills across your business from entry-level roles to those who are looking to progression and expand the business.

We can also assist in recruiting new employees for your business, helping you to attract and engage with candidates who are right for the role.

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

Director of Roadside Operation at The AA

David Brambell

This brand-new Apprenticeship scheme not only helps us to nurture emerging talent, but also allows us to support local businesses and the motor industry by working closely together with our garage partners to increase the number of highly skilled mechanics entering the workforce. Paragon Skills has worked closely with us every step of the journey, they’ve listened to what we need and created a programme and structure that has exceeded our expectations. It’s a true partnership.

Apprenticeships in the automotive sector are just the beginning…

Developing your business through apprenticeships

We work with thousands of employers across England, delivering outstanding apprenticeship programmes every day. Our employer satisfaction rate stands at 93%, with learner satisfaction at 89%, and our success rates are higher than the industry average.

Our teams are dedicated to enabling employers to realise the benefits apprenticeships will bring their business. Each programme is tailored specifically for your business and each of your employees, ensuring you get the greatest return and results from your investment.

So whether it’s increased productivity, boosted morale, staff retention, filling a skills gap or progressing your star employees, we have a solution that can help. Get in touch to find out more.

If you would like to learn more about automotive apprenticeships and to discuss the options available to you, then contact Paragon Skills today on 0800 783 2545.

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.

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