Automotive Technologies FAQs

Q – How often will I attend Training 2000?

A – For the Accident Repair Apprenticeships (Paint, Body, Electrical) this is on a block release basis of 3 days per month. The Light Vehicle, Heavy Vehicle and Autocare is on a day release of 1 day per week.


Q – What can I expect to be paid as an apprentice?

A – There is a minimum wage for all people enrolled on an Apprenticeship. How much you get paid depends on your age and how long you’ve been doing the Apprenticeship. If you’re aged 16-18, or in your first year and aged over 19, you’ll earn at least £4.15 per hour.


Q – How is the training delivered?

A – The Apprenticeship is a work-based qualification, which means you will gain knowledge and experience in your workplace. You will complete an ‘E’Log Book with your workplace mentor. You will attend Training 2000’ on either block release or day release to expand your knowledge and practical skills.

Towards the end of your Apprenticeship you will have a meeting with your training and manager to decide whether you are ready for your End Point Assessment (EPA). The EPA is completed to assess the knowledge, skills and behaviours that you have learnt throughout the Apprenticeship. You will practice parts of the EPA assessment throughout the Apprenticeship. You will only take the final assessment when you feel ready. The content of the EPA will vary, depending on the Apprenticeship you are completing.


Q – How many apprentices are in each class?

A – This can be between 5-10 learners at any one time.


Q – How do I apply?

A – Visit our website and fill out our application form. Our recruitment team will get in touch with you to arrange an informal chat and talk to you about our apprenticeship vacancies. They will then put you forward for interviews.

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