Apprentice Motor Mechanic Taj Mot Station

Are you passionate about working with cars? TAJ Motor station are looking to employ a career driven, reliable apprentice to join their busy garage. Where youll learn all aspects of vehicle diagnostics & repair.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • 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

    05 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 will include:

  • Assisting an experienced technician in all aspects of servicing,
  • MOTs,
  • Tyres,
  • Exhausts,
  • Diagnosing faults as well as general repairs.

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

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

Good communication and time keeping skills. Must also have strong problem solving skills.

Personal qualities

  • You must enjoy practical and manual work
  • Be able to work with hand tools
  • Be good at technical activities
  • Must have a keen interest in the Motor Trade
  • Be able to work as part of a team
  • Be confident and motivated to work hard

Qualifications required

Ideally you will have 5 GCSE or equivalent A-C grade, however, this is not essential as you will be assessed on Maths and English. Full training will be provided.

Future prospects

Progression to a level 3 is available to the right candidate.

Things to consider

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, £7.05 for anyone aged 21 to 24 and £7.50 for those over 25. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information visit:

About the employer

With 3 different locations across central Southampton, this established garage offers a wealth of services to a wide range of vehicles including; cars, vans, motorbikes, motor homes and mini buses. They pride themselves on a high quality service and strive to achieve the highest customer satisfaction. They offer a comprehensive service at a fair price.


Taj Mot Station


4 - 13 Mount Pleasant Road


SO14 0SP

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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