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Apprenticeship of the Week – Apprentice Autocare Technician (Kwik-Fit)

Job Title
Apprentice Autocare Technician

Who would I work for?
Kwik-Fit UK

What does the role involve?
You’ll learn to work with all kinds of makes and models of cars! Working alongside a qualified technician, you‘ll:
Replace and refit defective tyres including repairs and wheel balancing
Maintain high levels of Health and Safety within your centre
Demonstrate the fundamentals of vehicle systems including steering and suspension, braking systems, battery & charging systems, exhaust systems and air-conditioning
Learn how to deliver a ‘Kwik Fit’ experience to all our customers
Carry out safety inspections and routine maintenance to a high specification

How much will I be paid?
Annual wage: £8,831.00 – £13,473.00

How long is the apprenticeship?
As an apprentice on this fast paced, two-year Apprentice programme you will learn all of the skills to become a top Autocare Technician. Once you’ve achieved your apprenticeship at the end of a 27-month program, you’ll become a fully-fledged Kwik Fit technician with a guaranteed job.

What school grades do I need to access an apprenticeship like this?
Minimum 4-9 in GCSE English language and maths.

What training will they give me?
You must be prepared to stay away from home whilst attending training at our Training Academies. Training can be for up to 5 consecutive nights at one of our state-of-the-art Training Academies in Derby, Broxburn, Harlow and Reading for 15 separate weeks over the 27-month programme. All training costs including travel, hotel, breakfast and evening meal will be covered. On successful completion of the Apprenticeship qualifications achieved are:

  • Level 2 Autocare Apprenticeship
  • F-Gas Air conditioning qualification