Apprentice Motor Mechanic Dial An Mot

An Apprentice Motor Mechanic is required for this busy garage in Southampton!

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

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    02 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

A career in the Motor Trade waits for you if you are keen and enthusiastic and willing to learn about mechanical, diagnostic and technical issues on a diverse range of vehicles.

Daily duties would include:

  • Assisting an experienced technician in all aspects of servicing
  • MOTs
  • Tyres
  • Exhausts
  • Diagnosing faults
  • Learning to use the latest EOBD equipment as well as general repairs

You will be instructed in all H&S matters and be able to communicate with staff and customers.

The working week is Monday to Friday.

Application Process:

  • APPLY - via GetMyFirstJob using the link below. Please upload you CV to your profile
  • ASSESSMENT - you will receive an invite via email to attend an assessment session at one of our campuses
  • EMPLOYER - we will send your application & CV to the employer for consideration
  • INTERVIEW - if you are selected for interview we will contact you to arrange a date and time

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Good time management skills

Personal qualities

  • You must have a real interest in a career in the motor trade.
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Good at technical activities
  • Able to work with tools
  • Enjoy practical and manual activities
  • Motivated to work hard and learn
  • Focus on new skills and have excellent attention to details

Qualifications required

Ideally you will have 5 GCSE's at grace A-C (or equivalent).

However this is not necessary as you will be assessed on Maths and English

Future prospects

Progression to a Level 3 is available for the right candidate.

About the employer

WELCOME TO DIAL AN MOT IN SOUTHAMPTON.Dial an MOT was set up about Eighteen years ago to provide a much needed service for the average busy person. We specialise in Class 4 MOT testing for Southampton and surrounding areas.We have noticed that some people are intimidated by bringing their cars to garages and feel uneasy about the whole experience. Others simply don';t have the time to bring their car to the garage and this is one of the reasons why we decided to collect the vehicles for their annual MOT test free of charge, within a fifteen-mile radius of our workshop. This convenient service has proven very popular with customers from all walks of life.We can collect from your home or workplace and the service usually takes about three hours from collection to return of a completed job (providing the car doesn';t need much work.) The service is obviously subject to availability but the lead time is usually next day or sooner. We also provide free collection and delivery for servicing an


Dial An Mot


Pitt Road


SO15 3FQ

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Training provider

We have the ENERGY & EXPERIENCE to give you the EDGE in kick starting your career.

Our Learning and Development Coaches will deliver outstanding teaching and learning to help ENERGISE you to complete your apprenticeship training and leave you confident to EXECUTE tasks to the highest standard.

With this apprenticeship you will complete the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair
  • Technical certificate in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Principles
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English & ICT
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills

All training will be delivered in the work place with no requirement for day release to college.

You will be mentored by experienced members of staff while developing your skills to a nationally recognised industry standard.

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Training provider


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


Owen Spencer

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