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IMI Level 2 Autocare Technician

Key course information

Automotive Maintenance

04/08/2020

1 year

Apprenticeship

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Course Overview


The Autocare 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, also 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 employer operates from a commercial perspective and how their actions contribute to business results, whilst maintaining a high standard of workmanship.


male automotive maintenance student working on a wheel
male automotive maintenance student working on a wheel

What will I learn?


GATEWAY 1

- Review of eLogbook against Soft Skills and Behaviour Assessment tool
- Skills Assessment (Practical Task)
- Knowledge Assessment (Online Test)

GATEWAY 2

- Review of eLogbook against Soft Skills and Behaviour Assessment tool
- Skills Assessment (Practical Task)
- Knowledge Assessment (Online Test)

END POINT ASSESSMENT GATEWAY

- English + Maths Level 1
- Review eLogbook and criteria listed in the Behaviour tool

END POINT ASSESSMENT

- Review of completed eLogbook
- Knowledge Assessment (Online Test)
- Skills Assessment (Practical Task)
- In-depth professional review

Entry Requirements


Individual employers will set the selection criteria for the applicant. It is recommended during the selection process that the learner demonstrates the following qualities:

- Interested in the motor industry and vehicle repairs
- Have a good grasp of vehicle systems
- Problem solving and self-organisation skills
- Good communication skills, both oral and written
- Works well independently and as part of a team

Study, Assessment and Qualifications


The apprenticeship has formal EPA Gateway, there are also on-programme Gateways in place. The on-programme Gateways can be used to review the apprentice’s knowledge, skills and behaviour as set out by Gateway criteria. This will also confirm the apprentice is meeting expectations at the EPA Gateway prior to their EPA.

Additional Costs and Information


Additional stationary may be required during the course.

What Could I Do Next?

On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses

Automotive Maintenance


Career Opportunities

  • Automotive Engineer
  • Service Technician
  • Design Engineer

  • Industrial Designer
  • Chassis Engineer
  • Sales Manager

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