15/09/2018 Paragon Skills Southampton SO15 3FQ

Motor Mechanics Apprentceship VAC091068234

  • Sector: motor vehicle
  • Location: Southampton
  • Salary: 7.696
  • Level: 2
  • Reference: VAC091068234
Motor Mechanics Apprentceship

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An exciting Motor Mechanics Apprenticeship has become available at a busy and fast growing garage in Southampton! Want to learn about the motor industry? This could be your first step in starting your career. Apply today for this great vacancy!


Apprenticeship summary
Weekly wage

Working week
Monday to Friday, Shifts TBC

Total hours per week: 40.00

Apprenticeship duration
24 months

Possible start date
31 Oct 2018

Apprenticeship level
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

1 available

A career in the Motor Trade waits for you if you are keen, enthusiastic, and willing to learn about mechanical, diagnostic and technical issues on a diverse range of vehicles. While completing a motor mechanics apprenticeship, your daily duties will include, but are not limited to:

Assisting an experienced technician in all aspects of servicing
Diagnosing faults
Learning to use the latest EOBD equipment as well as general repairs
You will be instructed in all H&S matters and be able to communicate with staff and customers.

Application Process:

Apply – via GetMyFirstJob using the link below. Please upload you CV to your profile
Assessment – you will receive an invite via email to attend an assessment session at one of our campuses
Employer – we will send your application & CV to the employer for consideration
Interview – if you are selected for interview we will contact you to arrange a date and time
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills
Strong problem solving and good time management skills
Personal qualities
You must have a real interest in a career in the motor trade
Able to work as part of a team
Good at technical activities
Able to work with hand tools
Enjoy practical and manual activities
Motivated to work hard and learn
Focus on new skills and have excellent attention to details
Desired qualifications
Ideally you will have 5 GCSE’s A-C grade, or equivalent, however, this is not necessary as you will be assessed on Maths and English
Future prospects
Progression to a Level 3 motor mechanics apprenticeship is available for the right candidate upon completion of the Level 2.
Things to consider
The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds, £7.05 for 21-24 year olds and £7.50 for anyone aged 25 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
About the employer
WELCOME TO DIAL AN MOT IN SOUTHAMPTON.Dial an MOT was set up about Eighteen years ago to provide a much needed service for the average busy person. We specialise in Class 4 MOT testing for Southampton and surrounding areas.We have noticed that some people are intimidated by bringing their cars to garages and feel uneasy about the whole experience. Others simply don’;t have the time to bring their car to the garage and this is one of the reasons why we decided to collect the vehicles for their annual MOT test free of charge, within a fifteen-mile radius of our workshop. This convenient service has proven very popular with customers from all walks of life.We can collect from your home or workplace and the service usually takes about three hours from collection to return of a completed job (providing the car doesn’;t need much work.) The service is obviously subject to availability but the lead time is usually next day or sooner. We also provide free collection and delivery for servicing an
Dial An Mot

Pitt Road


SO15 3FQ
Training provider
We have the energy and experience to give you the edge in kick starting your career. Our Learning and Development Coaches will deliver outstanding teaching and learning to help energise you to complete your apprenticeship training and leave you confident to execute tasks to the highest standard. With this apprenticeship you will complete the following qualifications:

Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair
Technical certificate in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Principles
Functional Skills in Maths, English & ICT
Employment Rights and Responsibilities
Personal Learning & Thinking Skills
All training will be delivered in the work place with no requirement for day release to college. You will be mentored by experienced members of staff while developing your skills to a nationally recognised industry qualification.

Training provider

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Paragon Skills For Industry

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