Autocare Technician

Are you looking to become an Autocare Technician? At Group Training Association (GTA) we will support you on this journey.  You will be able to carry out a range of services and repairs to cars, car derived vans and light goods vehicles working in an auto-centre, as a part of a large national chain or an independent garage.

A great start to your career

On completion of this apprenticeship as an Autocare Technician you will be eligible to apply for IMI membership as a Registered Young Professional or if you wish as an Associate Member. This apprenticeship will also allow you to gain entry onto the IMI Professional Register.

What will you learn?
  • ​Tyre legislation and technical information

  • Fundamentals of specific vehicle systems including steering and suspension, braking systems, battery and charging systems, exhaust systems and air-conditioning systems

  • Vehicle 4-wheel geometry principles

  • Basic consumer legislation relevant to the industry

  • Appropriate health and safety legislation and requirements for the workplace

  • Hybrid/electric vehicle systems and safe working procedures

  • Data protection requirements to protect customer and payment information

  • General sales principles

  • Business and commercial awareness

  • Vehicle safety inspections and routine maintenance

  • Following work place procedures