Q: What is the Pep Boys Apprenticeship Program?

The Apprenticeship Program is a voluntary program in which team members can choose to participate of their own accord, as a way to develop our high potential General Service Technicians. It is designed to provide General Service Technicians (GST) with the skills and experience to become Mechanics and Mechanics to Tech B’s.

This program consists of 2 levels:

Level 1: 6 Months

– Intended to fast track General Service Technicians into a mechanic role

Level 2: 9 Months

– With the completion of Level 1, Level 2 will train Mechanics into a Tech B role.

Q: Am I qualified for the Apprenticeship Program?

Qualify for the following:

  1. Must be employed for 90 days before opting into the program.
  2. Prior to opting in, Team Members must achieve and maintain a 35% productivity rate to be eligible for Level 1 Program

Q: How to apply to the Apprenticeship Program?

Your manager will enroll you into the Apprenticeship Program Opt in Survey once he/she has confirmed your eligibility. To launch the survey – go to ADP MyLearning. Be sure to read the information provided, then select “Yes, I choose to opt in to the Apprenticeship Program”

Q: What are the Benefits of the Apprenticeship Program

  • – Opportunity to attain a higher level of technician skills
  • – Promotion to Mechanic and potentially higher
  • – Receive Tier One Level Tool Set (or $500 tuition reimbursement)
  • – Competitive market rate pay for new position advancement

If you have any questions or concerns, contact your Tech Trainer for more information.

January 17

UTI Bloomfield

Technician Career Expo

Tour state-of-the industry labs that can help get graduates an edge in the job market1 and meet instructors to gain valuable info about our programs where you can train in less than a year

Explore in-demand skills and meet with employers to discover opportunities and hiring incentives, including tuition reimbursement sign-on bonuses and relocation packages14 they offer

Learn about financial aid options including scholarships10 and grants, assistance finding housing, and student support services