Retail Motor Industry

Great First Jobs For Young Car Enthusiasts

There is a great range of jobs available in the motor trade across Sales, Service, Bodyshop, Parts, Admin and Accounts. Sales. Being a Sales Person in the motor trade isn’t just selling cars, it also covers vans and commercial vehicles. In this role you will meet customers and...
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What is the role of a training provider?

What is the role of a training provider?

Most employers use external training organisations to provide training to their apprentices, generally a separate organisation than the employer. The employer receives government funding through a contract with the Skills Funding Agency for their apprentices to be trained and...
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How much could you earn when starting an apprenticeship?

How much could you earn when starting an apprenticeship?

As an apprentice, under the age of 19, you are entitled to receive pay at the minimum of £3.70 per hour. You will be payed for normal working hours as well as the time you spend training (which is part of your apprenticeship). If you are a full time apprentice studying for 37...
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Tips for a successful apprenticeship interview

Tips for a Successful Apprenticeship Interview.

Do you have an apprenticeship interview coming up soon? Interviews can be extremely nerve-racking to some. Here are some tips and advice to help achieve a successful interview. Do your research – Before the interview, make sure to research into the company so you have a...
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Young Drivers Could Solve Skill Shortage

Young drivers, even as young as 10 years old, could provide a solution to the UK’s lack of lorry drivers, which estimates put at more than 40,000 vacancies. A skill shortage has been highlighted by industry leading bodies, and has found that as more people are leaving the...
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What is an apprenticeship?

So, what is an apprenticeship? Apprenticeships are the best route for gaining hands-on work experience. You will attend a local college or training provider whilst having a real job, also earning the minimum of £3.90p.h. There are different levels of apprenticeships that are...
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Chose to go to Sixth Form but it’s not for you?

Did you choose to go to Sixth Form but realised it’s not for you? If so, don’t worry, there are other options available! Most schools try to push their students towards Sixth Form, but sometimes that isn’t the best option. Have you considered an apprenticeship? Apprenticeships...
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Audi and Airbus Team Up to Develop Flying Cars

Audi and Airbus are teaming up to conceptualise and develop flying cars, but not a flying car in the traditional sense. This vehicle, “Pop.Up Next”, is an Audi badged Italdesign-penned collaboration with Airbus to create a flying car. A quarter size model of the vehicle has been...
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Automotive Christmas Gift Guide

Are you looking for the perfect gift for someone who is a bit of a petrol head? Here is a list of great automotive gifts that are ideal for Christmas. Winter essentials Bluecol Snow Grip This product is perfect for snow, ice and wet surfaces as it is designed to improve tyre...
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VW AND SNAPCHAT CREATE GTI AR

Snapchat and Volkswagen UK have come together to launch the world’s first mobile phone-based interactive GTI race. Volkswagen connected with GTI admires and used Augmented Reality (AR) to deliver the latest instalment of the brand’s GTI people’s supercar campaign. A new Snapchat...
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