Apprentice Tyre/Exhaust Fitter Merityre Specialists Ltd

The vacancy is for trainee tyre fitters to work in various locations in busy tyre centres. The company have a structured progression plan and promote staff from within. Expected employment date would be September/October. The training provider will start your induction training in August.

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £162.00 - £282.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage rates are £4.05 an hour for 16 - 17 year olds, £5.60 an hour for 18 - 20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship(usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday (weekends will be on a rota basis)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    1 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    20 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

As an apprentice tyre fitter you will be working on a variety of vehicles changing tyres, wheel balancing, puncture repairs and wheel cleaning. You will also process work tickets and submit them to the office for customer payment. 

All the branches are busy fast paced work places and no two days are the same, weekends are extremly busy and you will be expected to work on a shift rota basis. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Willingness to learn the tyre/exhaust fitting trade.
  • Good manual working skills.
  • Good communication skills both written and oral.

Personal qualities

  • Physically able to meet the demands of the role.
  • Able to work under pressure.
  • Outgoing personality.

Qualifications required

  • English GCSE C or above (or equivalent)
  • Maths GCSE C or above (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Merityre have a structured progression ladder and this will enable you to go as far in the business as their abilities will take them. Upon completion you will receive an exit Interview and letter of reference should you want to seek out other opportunities.

Things to consider

The job is physically demanding and all applicants must be aware that long periods of time will be spent doing manual handling.

About the employer

Merityre Specialists Limited was formed in 1961. Based in Andover in Hampshire, the company has enjoyed considerable success. It operates 24 branches throughout southern England, including several in the Thames Valley.


Merityre Specialists Ltd


288-290 Merton Road


SW18 5JN

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Training provider

  • Basic tyre fitting principals.
  • Basic exhaust fitting techniques.
  • Manual handling.
  • Fire safety.
  • First Aid.
  • Functional Skills Maths and English.

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Fitting

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Motor Industry Training


Tara King 01932341416

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017