Recruit in Automotive

IPS can help train your Automotive Apprentices at both intermediate and advanced levels, with supportive and comprehensive training for learners…

Recruit in Automotive

IPS can help train your Automotive Apprentices at both intermediate and advanced levels, with supportive and comprehensive training for learners…

Hiring a Automotive Apprentice can provide your company with an ambitious learner who can learn and develop the skills to prove a successful member of your team.

IPS Apprenticeships can help you develop your Apprenticeship vacancy and help find a suitable candidate to join your company.

Prior experience in automotive work and related qualifications are not required.

Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician

A Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician will work in either a dealership that focuses on a particular manufacturer, or an independent garage, franchise or large fleet operator dealing with many makes of vehicles. The nature of work ranges from replacing simple parts through to solving complex faults with the use of diagnostic methods and equipment.

Employers involved in creating the Standard:

• Arriva Plc • ISUZU Truck (UK) Limited
• Iveco Ltd • London General Services Ltd
• MAN Truck and Bus Ltd • Mercedes-Benz UK Ltd • Nottingham City Transport Ltd
• Renault Trucks UK Limited • SCANIA (Great Britain) Ltd • Stagecoach Group PLC • Volvo Group UK Limited • People 1st

View more details on Standard Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician

Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle)

A Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician services and repairs light vehicles such as cars or vans and works either in dealerships which focus on a particular manufacturer, or in an independent garage which deals with many different makes of vehicles. The Technician will work on all the systems found within the vehicle. The day-to-day work ranges from replacing simple parts through to solving complex faults with the use of diagnostic methods and equipment. The tasks faced are constantly changing, driven by the introduction of ever more complex technologies and diagnostic techniques.

Employers involved in creating this Standard:

• Jaguar • Land Rover • Mercedes-Benz • BMW • Honda • VW Group (Volkswagen Passenger Cars) • Audi • SEAT • Skoda and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles • Stratstone Group • Arnold Clark Group • Cavalier Garages • Quality Car Service • Jim Steele Garages • Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMIF) • Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI)

View more details on Standard Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle)

 

Autocare Technician

Auto-care Technicians are expected to demonstrate expertise not only in the technical elements of their role but also have a good grasp of practical and theoretical aspects of vehicle systems they service and need to have excellent telephone, customer handling 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.

Please Note: This Standard does not on its own qualify Apprentices to work on air-conditioning systems. Employers who require apprentices to work on air-conditioning systems must also provide the F-Gas qualification.

Employers involved in creating this Standard:

• Kwik Fit • National Tyre & Autocare • ATS Euromaster • Micheldever Pro-Tyre • Merityre • Selecta Tyre • Universal Tyre & Autocare • McConechy’s Tyre & Autocentres • Horndean Tyres • Tyre City Autocentres • STS TyrePros • Formula 1 Autocentres

 

Contact our Business Development team to speak to one of our experienced consultants who can help discuss your training and recruitment needs.

IPS Apprenticeships will ensure your Apprenticeship position is effectively advertised, posting your vacancy on platforms such as the DirectGov Find an Apprenticeship website. We will shortlist and suggest suitable applicants to you, saving your company the headache of recruitment.

Once you have recruited your Apprentice, IPS will help the individual to achieve their qualification, building the skills necessary for your business.

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