Cars

Great First Jobs For Young Car Enthusiasts

Are you looking at progressing into a career in the motor trade? If so, there is a variety of job roles available in this industry ranging across Sales, Service, Bodyshop, Parts, Admin and Accounts. Here are some great first jobs for young car enthusiasts: Sales Person. Being a...
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Top Reasons For Becoming An Apprentice

Have you considered or are you considering an apprenticeship? Are you still unsure on what you want to do? Don’t worry! We have put together a list of reasons for becoming an apprentice: There are a huge range of apprenticeships available. Earn whilst you learn. Gain nationally...
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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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Hyundai’s Solar Roof Charging System

Providing vehicles with additional electrical power, Hyundai launches its first car with solar roof charging system. This technology will be rolled out to other Hyundai vehicles in the coming years. Charging whilst driving, the solar technology can charge 30%-60% of the battery...
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Citroen C1

Citroen’s Free Insurance Deal on C1

Citroen UK have announced one year’s free insurance on their C1 car. This applies to customers over 18 years of age. Customers must register a brand new C1 with retailers between 1st July – 30th September. By providing a safe and more reliable new car, Citroen are hoping to...
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Increase of Females in Workshops

Research carried out by CitNOW shows that 61% (nearly two thirds) of automotive professionals have seen an increase of female personnel in workshops over the last 5 years. And, 77% of those surveyed believed the automotive technician is respected outside the industry. CitNOW CEO,...
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North East Accident Repair Centre

Leading North East Bodyshop Group Helps Tackle Industry Skill Shortages

North East Accident Repair Centres opened its doors to astonish school leavers with the range of jobs available in a modern day body repair workshop. On Wednesday 8th and 15th May 2019 NEMTA (North East Motor Trade Apprenticeships) took students from Mortimer College and Joseph...
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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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