Our training, your way

What can an Automotive apprenticeship offer you?

Automotive apprenticeships are opportunities to work in a dynamic and constantly developing trade, an environment where you can see your newly-found skills put to good use and be confident knowing that you are keeping vehicles safe and on the road. You’ll learn skills and techniques that will provide you with a lifelong vocation as a motor mechanic, vehicle technician or similar. 

At Paragon Skills we offer intermediate and advanced level Automotive apprenticeships in the motor industry and have been delivering trained professionals to the motor industry since 1998. We work in partnership with a number of leading motor industry employers in the Dorset and Hampshire area in conjunction with our Automotive Academies at Bournemouth and Fareham. Training can be undertaken in the form of day-release or block-release. 


What do you need to succeed in the Automotive sector?

Roles within this sector all have plenty of scope to develop your skills in a constantly developing trade. You’ll need to have a passion for all things automotive, enjoy working with others and also on your own. Whether you’re interested in motorbikes, cars or heavy vehicles, you will be given the opportunity to work closely with all, giving you the right foundation to progress.

If you are considering motor vehicle apprenticeships in this sector, then possessing any or all of these skills and interests will be useful to you:

  • A passion for vehicle maintenance
  • A methodical approach
  • An interest in problem solving
  • Wanting to find out how things work
  • Customer service and ‘people’ skills
  • Good practical skills

Apprenticeships in this sector

  • Autocare Technician Level 2 Apprenticeship

    Develop your automotive career with the Autocare Technician Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard.

  • MOT Tester Level 2 Award

    Develop your automotive career with the Level 2 MOT tester course.

  • Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Level 3 Apprenticeship
  • Heavy Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Advanced Level 3

    Would you like to learn about advanced heavy vehicle maintenance and get paid while learning? Enjoy on the job training with Paragon Skills’ advanced level Heavy Vehicle Maintenance apprenticeship. Work with industry experts, gaining first-hand knowledge and gaining a valuable insight into the industry

  • Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship

    Develop the skills your business needs with the Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard

  • Customer Service Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship

    Are you a good communicator and love helping people? Develop the skills you need to become a Customer Service Assistant. Expand your practical knowledge alongside your customer service and 'people' skills, to excel in this energetic and fast-paced industry.

  • Customer Service Specialist Level 3 Apprenticeship

    The Customer Service Specialist Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard will provide you with an excellent platform to increase your skills, knowledge and experience in a customer-facing environment.

  • Sales Executive Level 4 Apprenticeship

    The Sales Executive Level 4 Apprenticeship Standard will provide you with an excellent platform to increase your skills, knowledge and experience in a sales environment.

  • Team Leader / Supervisor Level 3 Apprenticeship
  • Operations/Departmental Management Higher Level 5 Apprenticeship

“Paragon Skills allowed me to go into a trade I knew nothing about. Having no real knowledge of cars, I have now gained a great qualification which will set me up for the rest of my life.”

Charlie Roberts

Motorfix Accident Repair Centre

Apprenticeships in the automotive sector are just the beginning…

Apprenticeships teach you the skills that you will need for a long and successful career. Skills in the automotive sector are always progressing, will continue to be sought after and so offer some very positive opportunities for career progression.

This could include anything from progressing to a higher-level Apprenticeship, to becoming a mechanic, working for a dealership, managing your local garage or even opening a garage yourself. Skills in this sector offer a great deal of flexibility in your chosen career.

If you would like to learn more about automotive Apprenticeships in this sector or to discuss the options available to you, then call Paragon Skills today on 0800 783 2545.

Ofsted Grade 2