Light Vehicle AutoCare Technician Level 2 Apprenticeship - Intermediate (Level 2)

Formula One Autocentres (Employer)

Remit (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £172.00
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm with one day off. Saturday 9am - 5pm
28 months (duration)
29 August 2021(start date)
Autocare Technician (apprenticeship standard)
8 July 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

What does Jamie Oliver, Ross Brawn, Karren Brady and Stella McCartney all got in common? They started their careers as an apprentice! Formula One Autocentres Limited are looking to recruit a Light Vehicle AutoCare Technician Apprentice. Interested? Apply now!


Established in 1969, Formula One Autocentres set out with a mission to deliver a completely new fast-fit experience to its customers. This would feature clean, modern premises, high-tech equipment and highly trained technicians; far removed from the kind of service normally associated with the industry.

Over fifty years down the line, we have grown to become one of the UK's largest independent autocentre chains. The business remains family owned and continues to uphold its original commitment to delivering the highest quality service at the most competitive prices.

As an AutoCare Apprentice you will receive technical training as well as customer service and retail skills.

Day to day tasks will vary but include - Inspecting, removal, repair or replace:

  • Tyres, exhausts
  • Shock absorbers
  • Brakes components
  • Filters
  • Batteries

Customer Service:

  • Answering incoming calls and queries
  • Speaking with customers to advising them
  • Problem solving


  • Speaking with suppliers
  • Placing orders
  • Up-selling

Future Prospects

At Formula One they invest considerably in staff development and training and you can expect to receive comprehensive training to provide opportunities for career progression.

Reality Check

Closing Dates: Please submit your application along with your CV as soon as possible to avoid disappointment; we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of applications Travel: Please check you are able to travel to the Formula One branch easily each day.

Skills Required

The job involves numerous activities and technicians will need to be comfortable with a wide range of vehicles. As a technician, you will often be working as part of a team, so good communication and being able to follow instructions would be good skills to have.

Qualities Required

Attained or working towards a full UK driving licence at the permissible age.

Qualifications Required

  • If you have achieved a level 2 or higher in a similar automotive qualification, you may not be eligible
  • Minimum of GCSE (or equivalent) grades of 9-4/A*-C in English and maths

Training Provided

This is an Autocare Technician Apprenticeship programme, delivered by Remit Group.

Awarding Body: Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI).

Training is delivered in the workplace and on block release at the Remit Automotive Academy in Derby.

This means you will be required to stay in a hotel for 12 separate weeks (Monday - Friday) over the duration of the programme. All associated costs for training are met by the employer and there will be no cost to you.

You will also be assigned a dedicated Development Coach who will visit you every 4-6 weeks either in the workplace or remotely via Microsoft Teams, giving 1-2-1 advice and guidance to help you achieve the following IMI qualifications:

  • Autocare Technician Level 2
  • Functional Skills Level 1 in English & maths (if required)
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