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Autocare Technician - Intermediate Apprenticeship


An Autocare Technician Apprentice will carry out a range of services and repairs to cars, car derived vans and light goods vehicles. You will learn to use a range of tools, measuring and diagnostic equipment to identify and repair simple system faults. Throughout the apprenticeship you will also develop skills in handling customers, communication and problem solving. Becoming a qualified Autocare technician is a skill for life and can lead to a long and rewarding career in this role or within other related roles in independent garages, workshops, dealerships and specialist repair shops. ,

Next course dates

Start date Location Duration / Fees
01 Aug 2023
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01 Aug 2024
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Where can this subject lead?

Career progression

You may go straight into employment in the automotive industry or progress onto a Level 3 advanced apprenticeship within the automotive sector.

Key information

Entry Requirements

You will undertake an assessment and skills scan to make sure that this qualification is suitable for you. It is preferable to have English and maths GCSE Grade 4/C or above. Individual employers will determine their own .

Please note: Where wearing PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) is a mandatory requirement of the course, it is the responsibility of the learner to ensure that they are able to wear such equipment. Further information can be obtained at the IAG session which all applicants are invited to or by calling Course Enquiries on 01253 504343.

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

No additional costs will be incurred by apprentices or employers, unless specified within the commitment statement.


What will I learn?

Teaching and Learning Methods

The programme is structured on a modular basis and each module is delivered using a range of techniques including; lectures, case studies and discussions.  

Modules include:


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

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.