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Ref. 141 - Apprentice Mechanic at Autofit based in Chorley

Job type Apprenticeship
Contract Type Intermediate Apprenticeship
Positions Available 1
Salary £4.30 per hour
Reference Code Ref. 141
Hours Per Week Monday - Friday 8am – 5pm and Saturday 8am-12.30pm Apprentices hours to be confirmed but will work 40 hours per week.
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Job Description

Job includes: 

  • Working alongside qualified mechanics
  • Producing estimates
  • Carrying out diagnostics
  • Assisting with MOT’s
  • Brakes
  • Fitting tyres
  • Other general technical duties and general housekeeping
  • Good customer service skills/ability to liaise at all levels


The Auto-care Technician has to demonstrate expertise not only in the technical elements of their role and have a good grasp of the practical and theoretical aspects of the vehicle systems they service, but also needs to have excellent telephone, customer handling (including how to handle difficult customers and deal with customer disappointment) and effective sales skills, as well as strong problem solving and self-organisation skills. They must be able to work as part of a team but also operate independently, understand how their centre operates from a commercial perspective and how their actions contribute to business results, whilst maintaining a high standard of workmanship.


Person Specification



Basic knowledge of motor vehicle

Personal Qualities

The right candidate will have a passion for cars and a real interest in how they work


Qualifications required

Applicant will need to already have a Level 1 or Level 2 qualification in Vehicle Maintenance

Depending on GCSE results an English and Maths assessment may have to be completed 

Other Information


Level 2 Standard

Proposed Duration

30 months

Training to be Provided

Autocare Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard

Includes a day release in College

Maths and English Functional Skills and end point assessment. 

Contact Name and Number

Apprenticeship Team

01254 292500


How To Apply
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