What is an apprenticeship?

An apprenticeship offers on the job training as well as classroom training. You will have a real job as well as attending college or a training provider to earn nationally recognised qualifications. You also earn whilst you learn! The minimum wage for an apprentice aged 16-18 i...
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Renault Self-Driving Delivery Pods

Renault believe it is in a leadership position to accelerate change in the way goods are moved. They have revealed last-mile self-driving delivery pods called Ez-Pro. The French manufacturer say that retailers need to manage delivery costs and cities are looking for new ways to...
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Most common questions asked in an interview

Do you have an interview coming up soon? Here are some common questions asked during an interview. Tell me about yourself… The employer wants to know what kind of person you are and what your hobbies/interests are. Try not to go into too much detail. What are your strengths and...
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Tips and advice for your first day of work.

Dress appropriately The dress code should have been discussed during your interview or induction. Wearing the correct uniform for work is extremely important. If you are still unsure, contact your employer.   Arrive on time By arriving on time, you are showing that you can stick...
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Tips for a sucessful apprenticeship interview.

Interviews can be extremely nerve-racking to some. Here are some tips and advice to help achieve a successful interview. • Before the interview, make sure to research the company so you have a brief idea on the job role that you have applied for. • Think about what sort of...
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MOTOFIX HELPS CLOSE GENDER GAP IN APPRENTICESHIPS

In the past twelve months, the Motofix Group have recruited 4 female apprentices to its apprenticeship programme. Over the past year, the Motofix Group took on board a record number of apprentices including 4 young women out of 17 new recruits. With repair centres across eight...
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Guide for parents: Apprenticeships.

As a parent, you want the best for your child for their career. Remember, there are many paths to choose from after receiving GCSE/A level results. What is an apprenticeship? An apprenticeship includes having a real job as well as attending a training course, which enables...
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Top 5 reasons to choose Apprenticeships.

Earn whilst learning. The minimum wage for an apprentice is £3.50 per hour. Depending on the employer, apprentices on average earn £140-£210 per week. However, some higher-level apprenticeships can pay up to £500 per week! Gain work experience. You will gain work experience...
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VDA standard approved by Institute for Apprenticeships

14th August 2018 AutoRaise has announced, the Vehicle Damage Assessor (VDA) Standard has been approved and published by the Institute of Apprenticeships. Presently, there is no apprenticeship framework for a VDA, meaning that anyone wishing to undertake this role has to learn on...
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IMI to roll out Autocare Technician L2 Apprenticeship Standard

The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) has announced the roll out of its Autocare Technician Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard. With the government aiming for 3 million apprenticeship starts and the old-style apprenticeship frameworks not being switched off until 2020 the IMI...
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