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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becoming an apprentice

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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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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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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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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CV Mistakes

Common CV Mistakes

Making a good first impression can be extremely difficult when there are mistakes on your CV. We have put together a list of common mistakes made: Spelling/Grammar/Punctuation Double check for spelling/grammar/punctuation mistakes, it is also worth asking for someone else to...
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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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