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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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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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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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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