Apprentice Motor Mechanic K2 Carriage Co

Apprentice motor mechanic required for a thriving garage in Fareham. Situated on Segensworth Industrial Estate, this is a large busy garage and a great opportunity for an apprentice to learn within a supportive team.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £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 to Friday, 40 hours per week.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    15 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Apprentice Motor Mechanic required for a large busy garage in Fareham. You should ideally already have some experience but this is not essential as training will be given.

You will be required to learn about mechanical, diagnostic and technical issues on a diverse range of vehicle and ensure good customer satisfaction with your communication skills.

Daily activities will include:

  • Working with experience technicians
  • Repairing and maintaining light goods vehicles
  • Servicing light goods vehicles
  •  Diagnosing faults and recommending solutions
  • Tyre fitting

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ideally up to a years garage experience
  • A keen interest in a career in the motor trade
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Good time management
  • Enjoy practical and manual activities

Personal qualities

  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Motivated to work hard and learn
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Be able to travel to Segensworth for work and Fareham for college

Qualifications required

  • Ideally you should hold 5 GCSE A to C grade or equivalent.
  • However, this is not essential as you will be assessed on Maths, English and ICT.


Future prospects

Once you have completed you level 2 qualification you will have the opportunity to progress onto your level 3, for the right candidate.

Things to consider

This is a manual role in a busy environment. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Our workshop specialists in diagnostic work, servicing, all types of repair work including clutches, brakes, tyres, electrics, exhausts and valeting - in fact anything and everything for you car, van or minibus! No problem is too big or too small for us. There is a new purpose built MOT bay that caters for all cars, vans and minibuses (Class 4, 5L and 7), we can test your vehicle on a ';Whilst U Wait'; basis and customers can wait in our comfortable waiting area with free wi-fi; or we can collect/deliver your vehicle throughout the local area, courtesy cars are also available.

Although we work on a massive range of vehicles from new to old we are Porsche and Maserati specialists. In addition we are the only Porsche Cayenne SUV specialists on the south coast and have extensive knowledge of all the requirements that these models require including Alusil and Nicasil V8 engine linings. We are well known in servicing, repairing and restoring all prestige marques. We also build kit c


K2 Carriage Co


8-9 Fleming Close


PO15 5SB

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Training provider

  • NVQ in Motor Mechanics
  • Technical Certificate in Motor Mechanics
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Paragon Skills For Industry


Clem Cook

Employer's Application Instructions

Apply via GetMyFirstJob - applications come through to the provider, are prescreened by a telephone interview.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Oct 2017