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Autocentre Limited



Type of Apprenticeship

Advanced Apprenticeship


The duties and responsibilities associated with this position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Working alongside qualified technicians with the investigation, repair and service of vehicles
  • Contribute to the maintenance of a safe and efficient workshop and adhere to the Autocentres business processes (e.g. environmental awareness, servicing a vehicle, record keeping, customer contact, documentation completed, quality) and standard workshop operations
  • Assisting with MOT’s on vehicles
  • Use diagnostic, mechanical and electrical measuring equipment
  • Inspect and prepare a vehicle to the required quality standard for handover to the customer e.g. following a service, complex repair, quality control etc.
  • Service and maintain a vehicle
  • Remove repair/replace components in line with manufacturer’s standards
  • Investigate symptoms of vehicle fault(s) and identify the likely underlying causes
  • Apply advanced diagnostic principles and logical problem-solving techniques, supported by diagnostic tools and testing regimes, to establish electrical, mechanical and electronic faults
  • Other general technical duties and general housekeeping
  • Good customer service skills/ability to liaise at all levels
  • Follow Health & Safety


£3.90 per hour

Working hours per week

40 hours per week

Required Skills

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Clear and concise written skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Excellent Organisational skills
  • Good problem-solving skills

Personal Qualities Required

  • Those who enjoy the practical application of knowledge and skills are especially likely to have an aptitude for the work
  • Interested in the way vehicles operate and the potential to research, analyse and solve problems; organised, methodical and pays attention to detail
  • Able to work in a team and to communicate well both orally and in writing; cares about delivering excellent service – both internally and externally to colleagues and customers
  • Able to demonstrate general analytical and mechanical skills
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn
  • You will be customer focused with sharp attention to detail as well as the ability to listen to and learn from you college lecturers and colleagues/mentors to gain the skills to diagnose and repair vehicles to the highest standard

Required Qualifications

English and maths GCSE A-C grade or equivalents

Candidates without English and maths at GCSE Grade C (or Functional Skills Level 2) or above will undertake level 2 Functional skills

Number of Vacancies


Expected Duration

12 months

Future Prospects

A full time position for the right person will include a market leading salary and bonus scheme and progression opportunities.


Other Information

Saturday Morning Work Rota

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