Vacancies at Highland Motors

Vauxhall Apprenticeship Programme
Vacancy Description:

  • You will be an Apprentice service and diagnostic motor technician in a busy workshop environment.
  • You will carry out tasks relevant to maintaining and repairing motor vehicles.
  • You will also be partly responsible for maintenance of the workshop environment.
  • As part of your training you will attend our Vauxhall Apprenticeship technical centre in Nottingham for block release training. (Accommodation & transport costs will be covered by your employer)

Training to be provided
  • Training consists of 17 weeks block training over a 3 year period with the remainder of your time being spent at a Vauxhall retailer where practical training and guidance will be provided
  • You will be working towards an Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3) along with Functional Skills in Maths, English & ICT at Level 2.
  • You will also work towards Vauxhall internal qualifications via My Academy Bonze & Silver courses.
Skills required:
  • All we ask is that you are committed to the Apprenticeship Programme for 3 years and have the passion and ambition to grow into a highly skilled Car Service Technician.
  • Work experience within the industry would be advantageous.

Qualifications required:

GCSE Grades A-C (or equivalent) are preferred but other candidates may apply.

Personal Qualities

  • Team orientated
  • Good communication skilss
  • Positive outlook.
  • Willing to learn and follow instructions
  • Evident interest and enthusiasm for automotive vehicles and the industry
Important other information:
  • Must live within a realistic commutable distance of the vacancy (This will be dictated by the Employer)

  • More information on this link here:
Vauxhall Apprenticeships

Future prospects:

Possible career progression opportunities include Master Technician, Service or Aftersales Department Management or even dealership management.

Monday - Friday (Occasional Saturdays)

Interested candidates should apply in writing with current CV and covering letter to:

Angela Smith, Highland Motors Ltd, Borve, Isle of Skye, IV51 9PE
or by e-mail to:

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