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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. 

APPRENTICESHIPS IN THIS SECTOR

  • Vehicle Fitting (Competence) Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship

    Do you enjoy working on cars? Want to find out more about ensuring vehicle safety with correct fitting procedures? Develop the skills you need to become a Fast Fit technician with a Paragon Skills automotive Apprenticeship.

  • Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Intermediate Level 2

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

  • Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Level 3 Apprenticeship

    Develop your automotive career with the Level 3 Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard.

  • Heavy Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Intermediate Level 2

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

  • 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

  • Advanced Diagnostics & Management Higher Level 4

    Do you have an eye for detail and would like to find out more about the world of engineering including how things are made, work and maintained? Then an Apprenticeship in engineering with Paragon Skills could be for you.

  • Business Administration Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship

    The level 2 Business Administration Apprenticeship is designed with a variety of administrative roles in mind, including receptionists, junior legal assistants and any role involving supporting the organisation in terms of administration.

  • Business Administrator Apprenticeship Level 3 Standard

    Do you enjoy supporting others in a corporate environment? Are you organised and responsible? Develop the skills you need to become a business administrator with the Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard

  • Business Administration Higher Level 4 Apprenticeship

    Level 4 Business Administration is a higher Apprenticeship aimed at those already in a role with senior administrative or management responsibilities. You may already lead or manage a team, or wish to move on to such a role. It aims to develop knowledge and understanding of complex business functions and activities.

  • Customer Service Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard

    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.

  • Team Leading Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship

    Develop the skills you need to become a team leader with the Team Leading Level 2 Apprenticeship.

  • Team Leader / Supervisor Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

    Ideal for aspiring professionals taking their first step into line management, or for those with some experience of managing a team or project to deliver clearly defined outcomes.

  • Management Higher Level 5 Apprenticeship Standard

    The role of an operations manager is vital for ensuring that a strong reputation is maintained in the marketplace. They are a conduit between different departments providing important feedback and communication. In many cases, they are responsible for ensuring that final products meet strict quality standards set by industry regulation.

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

“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.