Automotive Apprentice

IMI Proves Apprentices Can Deliver 175%-200% ROI

The Institute of the Motor Industry launches a new Apprentice ROI Calculator to use as a free online tool. This is used by automotive businesses to see how quickly different levels of apprentice can deliver a return on investment. Data shows that a level 3 automotive maintenance...
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career pathway

Just Recieved Your GCSE Results?

Have you recently received your GCSE results but still unsure on what to do next? If so, don’t worry! There are plenty options open to you. Have you considered an apprenticeship? An apprenticeship can advance your career as it gives you the right experience for the role you are...
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Peugeot

Simon Bailes Technician ‘One Of The Youngest’ To Receive Peugeot Accolade

24-year-old Kris Collinson has become ‘one of the youngest’ in the UK to achieve Peugeot Master Technician status as an Apprentice, who currently based at the Simon Bailes Peugeot Northallerton dealership. In 2017, Kris passed his Service and Maintenance Training and became a...
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Retail Motor Industry

How To Get Into The Retail Motor Industry – Part 5

Aptitude tests An aptitude test is designed to determine an individual’s suitability for a role and to give the employer an idea if they would be successful. You may be asked to do one of these tests online at an interview or job trial. Most common aptitude tests: Numerical...
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Retail Motor Industry

How To Get Into The Retail Motor Industry – Part 4

Part 4 Online applications There are different kinds of online applications that companies use on their website. Some require you to attach a CV and others may give questions for you to answer. Tip: If the online application asks questions on your career/education, you could copy...
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Retail Motor Industry

How To Get Into The Retail Motor Industry – Part 3

Part 3 Handing out your CV You will impress a Manager most if you call in with your CV and ask to speak to them. Visit the dealership or bodyshops that you have identified and call in with your CV. Ask if you could speak to the relevant Manager or someone who can help. If y...
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Retail Motor Industry

How To Get Into The Retail Motor Industry – Part 2

Part 2 You have identified the job role you want to do and the dealerships, bodyshops and garages in your area. Now you need to start looking for opportunities. Is the company recruiting? Contact the company and find out if they have the job role available that you are interested...
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5 Apprenticeship Myths

5 Apprenticeship Myths

There are many myths about apprenticeships, which push people towards going down the further education route. It is important to think and research about the fantastic career routes from an apprenticeship. Myth 1 – Apprenticeships are for people who don’t do well at school....
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Best way to search for a job

Best Way to Search for an Apprenticeship

Are you looking for an apprenticeship? Are you finding irrelevant search results? If so, the reason for this could be an incorrect search. When searching for jobs, it is important to be specific to get the best results. Example You live in Gateshead and you are looking for a...
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After apprenticeship

What comes after the completion of my apprenticeship?

So, what comes after the completion of my apprenticeship? After the completion of an apprenticeship, you should have gained knowledge, skills and a nationally recognised qualification in your chosen career. This will help put your foot on the career ladder and progress into your...
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