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Autocare Technician

An Auto-care Technician carries out a range of services and repairs to cars, car derived vans, and light goods vehicles, working in an Auto-care or “Fast-Fit” Centre, which may be part of a national chain or operated by a regional/local independent group/owner.
2 years
Greater Manchester SkillCentre, Trafford Park
When does the course start?

We offer various start dates, please contact us for further information.

What does the course cover?

On this apprenticeship programme you will need to develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours expected from a competent Autocare Technician:


- Health and safety
- Commercial and legislative
- Technical.


- Vehicle inspection
- Replacement of components
- Replace and repair tyres
- Stock procedures
- Vehicle 4-wheel geometry


- Working together and building trust
- Customer experience and communication
- Making it happen and commercial awareness
- Learn to strive for excellence.

To move on to end-point assessment (EPA), you must show evidence of the required knowledge, skills, and behaviours as set out in the standard and have achieved maths and English (Level 1) and taken the test for Level 2.

EPA is the final stage that you will go through to complete your apprenticeship. You must show their learning to an independent end-point assessor and the overall grade available is distinction, pass or fail.


When will I attend?

Attendance is required 1 day per week.

What will I achieve?

On successful completion, you will achieve a Level 2 Autocare Technician Apprenticeship Standard.

What are the entry requirements?

Ideally, you will have a minimum of 5 GCSE's grade 4/C or above or level 2 equivalent including maths and English.

If you do not hold the recommended English and maths qualifications then, you will need to achieve these prior to taking the end-point assessment.

How much does the course cost?

There is no fee for the learner. For information on costs to the employer, please contact us.