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A GREAT (RE)FINISH FOR BALDWINS REPAIR GROUP’S APPRENTICE SHOWCASE

Baldwins Repair Group is astounded by the calibre of young people that attended its first ever apprenticeship showcase in partnership with industry charity, AutoRaise...

JUMP START YOUR CAREER WITH AN APPRENTICESHIP AT BALDWINS REPAIR GROUP

Baldwins Repair Group is holding an apprentice showcase event at its Corby repair centre site on Saturday 9th June, to recruit two...

WELCOME ABOARD, DEVILBISS!

New AutoRaise Platinum Partner, DeVilbiss Automotive Refinishing, pledge their support for a skilled future. AutoRaise is delighted to welcome iconic spraygun manufacturer DeVilbiss Automotive Refinishing...

VIDEO PRESENTER CALL DEADLINE EXTENDED

AutoRaise competition for a video presenter... DEADLINE EXTENDED: entries in by 5pm Friday 2nd March, please! AutoRaise have had a brilliant response to the CALLING ALL APPRENTICE STARS announcement...

SUCCESS FOR AUTORAISE!

AutoRaise Successful in Government Funding Band Challenge. AutoRaise is very pleased to advise that we have received notification that our challenge to the Government on the funding band for the...

AUTORAISE WELCOMES GALLAGHER BASSETT AS A GOLD PARTNER

AutoRaise - the vehicle repair industry charity – is delighted to announce the signing of Gallagher Bassett to further boost...

AUTORAISE WELCOMES AXALTA AS A GOLD PARTNER

AutoRaise - the vehicle repair industry charity – is delighted to announce the signing of Axalta to further boost the charity’s Partner line-up. Securing the support from leading global coatings company, Axalta...

AUTORAISE WELCOMES APPRENTICE CHAMPIONS, CAR-O-LINER, AS A SILVER PARTNER

AutoRaise - the vehicle repair industry charity – is delighted to announce the signing of body repair skills champions...

AUTORAISE WELCOMES S&G RESPONSE AS A PLATINUM PARTNER

AutoRaise - the vehicle repair industry charity - is delighted to announce their Platinum Partner relationship with one of the UK's claims solutions providers...

BULL JOINS AUTORAISE

AutoRaise, the vehicle repair industry charity, is delighted to announce that Mark Bull has joined their team as Head of Engagement - Business, as of 1st January 2018. Mark brings a tremendous...

BRONZE PARTNER ALERT! AUTORAISE SECURES ENERGY COST ADVISORS’ (ECA’S) SUPPORT

Energy experts pledge to support the next generation of skilled body repairers thanks to a new Bronze Partner deal...

SPRAYTECH ENFIELD INDUSTRY SHOWCASE EVENT

Following a number of successful AutoRaise Industry Showcase Events, Spraytech Enfield is hosting an Industry Showcase Event (ISE) to welcome young people, parents and schools to the...

FIX AUTO MID DEVON INDUSTRY SHOWCASE EVENT

Three is the magic number! Fix Auto Mid Devon are still revelling in the success of their AutoRaise Apprenticeship Showcase Event held on Saturday 25th November 2017. The event was...

CALLING ALL APPRENTICE STARS

Could YOUR Apprentice present a new AutoRaise Video? We are about to launch the search for a star - a Vehicle Repair Industry Apprentice - to present the AutoRaise “A day in the life...

LADIES & GENTLEMEN, START YOUR REAL RALLY 2018 ENGINES...

Registration opens for the REAL Rally 2018, a 3-day charity roadtrip challenge. On Wednesday 27th June 2018, the REAL Rally will be heading off...

“PROMISING APPRENTICESHIP CANDIDATES” ATTEND FIX AUTO LOUGHBOROUGH OPEN EVENING

Following a number of successful AutoRaise Industry Showcase Events, Fix Auto Loughborough hosted an ‘inspirational...

AUTORAISE CHARITY UPDATES - OCTOBER 2017

The latest updates from AutoRaise including VDA Trailblazers, Bodyshop Magazine fundraiser and new apprentices for Gemini ARC...

Congratulations to MET apprentice graduate, Jessica Sevellec, who was recently awarded the title of 2017 Thatcham Research Apprentice of the Year AND named Solus Apprentice of the Year...

“MOMENTOUS” DAY FOR GEMINI BODYSHOP APPRENTICES AT EMTEC

First cohort of Gemini ARC apprentices begin their vehicle repair career at Emtec in Nottingham with “Visionary” Programme...

AUTORAISE CHARITY UPDATES - AUGUST 2017

Working on a funding band challenge, supporting bodyshops via Multi-skilled Apprenticeship delivery workshops and an update on the Apprenticeship Levy.

AUTORAISE PLATINUM PARTNER PROFILE: R-M PAINT

R-M operates as a genuine business partner, with a caring and supportive approach, and has been a major player in automotive refinishing for almost a century...

APPRENTICE CASE STUDY - FIX AUTO MAIDSTONE

Are you a perfectionist, prepared to work hard in return for first-class, craftsmanship skills for life? Then the AutoRaise Multi-skilled Technician Apprenticeship is for you...

Following a number of successful AutoRaise Industry Showcase Events, Fleetline Coachworks is hosting an Industry Showcase Event to open the doors to of the Croydon high-tech...

AUTORAISE MULTI SKILLED APPRENTICESHIP STANDARD SIGN OFF

AutoRaise can now engage with training providers to plan delivery of the pioneering apprenticeship standard...

GOLD PARTNER ALERT! AUTORAISE SECURES ESURE’S SUPPORT

Leading 5* UK direct motor insurer, esure, has pledged to support the next generation of skilled body repairers...

LAST-MINUTE SPACE FOR AUTORAISE REAL RALLY ENTRY

Urgent call for anyone in the industry able to take up a donated place in next week’s REAL Rally. Unfortunately, two of last...

SHREWSBURY TO COLCHESTER: 229 MILES IN TWO-AND-A-HALF DAYS... ON A BIKE!

Indasa's Phill Blowers and Andrew Tindall are cycling 229 miles from Shrewsbury to Colchester to raise money for AutoRaise...

The inaugural AutoRaise National Repairer Steering Group meeting attracted 30 of the UK’s leading repairers for a series...

KELLY DALWOOD APPOINTED TO AUTORAISE COMMUNICATIONS ROLE

Newly created post is the latest appointment to the growing AutoRaise team. AutoRaise - the vehicle repair industry charity...

82 POTENTIAL APPRENTICES ATTEND MOTOFIX GROUP’S YEOVIL EVENT

Fantastic industry-wide support at the recent AutoRaise Industry Showcase evening. AutoRaise - the vehicle repair industry charity...

AUTORAISE COMMENTS ON THINK TANK’S CALL FOR SKILLS LEVY

Reforms to apprenticeship funding are “an opportunity for employers to take back control” says the accident repair industry...

APPRENTICESHIP LEVY – A SIMPLE GUIDE TO CHANGES THIS WEEK

On Thursday 6 April 2017 the Government is introducing a new Apprenticeship Levy which any company operating in the UK...

Following a successful Gemini Industry Showcase Event in Worcester, Gemini’s MD Dave Sargeant has committed...

AUTORAISE INDUSTRY SUMMER BALL

AutoRaise invite you to the first ever AutoRaise Industry Summer Ball, to be held in central London at the stunning Thames-side location of the Old Billingsgate Market on Friday 23rd June...

MEETING NEW TALENT HEAD ON

Amid current calls for schools and government to do more to promote Apprenticeships as a viable alternative to further education, AutoRaise is approaching potential...

MANAGEMENT APPRENTICESHIPS - AN OPTION FOR VEHICLE REPAIRERS?

The percentage of Apprenticeships in management frameworks has increased rapidly over the last 10 years, with 83%...

AUTORAISE SHOWCASE EVENT A ROARING SUCCESS!

The very first AutoRaise Industry Showcase Event, hosted by Rye Street Bishops Stortford, was a huge success - with over 150...