Skills Group will help you achieve your career aspirations in Automotive, so whether you are interested in vehicle maintenance, repair and/or bodywork we can help. Our full-time or apprenticeship programmes will equip you with the latest industry techniques you require to excel.

Our industry experts have devised programmes to suit all level of applicants, we’ll teach you the basics at our purpose built Plympton workshop, where you’ll gain practical knowledge to prepare you for your work placement.

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Programmes Available Include

Qualification Level 2 Level 3
Fast Fitting
Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
Vehicle Body and Paint Operations – Body Repair
Vehicle Body and Paint Operations – Refinisher

Depending on your chosen apprenticeship, you will learn about

  • Diagnostic principles and logical problem-solving techniques
  • Investigating vehicle faults and identifying causes
  • Removing, repairing and replacing parts in line with manufacturer’s standards
  • Specialist hand and power tools
  • Using and interpreting data and documentation
  • Health & Safety in the workplace

Roles in this sector include

  • Accident repair technician
  • Motor vehicle technician
  • Service Manager
  • Automotive engineer
  • Garage owner
  • MOT tester

About Us

Skills Group has over 20 years’ experience in delivering apprenticeships, working with top local employers to offer sustainable employment opportunities. We are one of the country's largest independent training providers, one of very few to be recognised as 'Outstanding' by Ofsted, and in the top 5% nationally for our apprentice success rates.


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