Apprentice Vehicle Technician

Newmarket Motors are currently interested in recruiting two Apprentice Vehicle Technicians to join our growing team at Newmarket Motors.

The apprenticeship offered will be for a four-year period and will involve both on the job and off the job training and brand training from programme commencement. On successful completion of your apprenticeship, you will receive a nationally and internationally recognised QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate Craft – Motor Mechanics - and full Volkswagen certification.

What is a Vehicle Technician?

A Vehicle technician services, diagnoses and resolves technical concerns with passenger and light commercials vehicles.

Carry out routine service and maintenance, inspecting components for wear and tear and documenting findings. You will also test potentially faulty parts, diagnosing any issues and resolving faults.

Supporting the internal departments in the preparation and maintenance of new cars, used cars or loan vehicles.

Working closely with other members of the workshop team to constantly learn and share knowledge.

Reasons to become an Apprentice Vehicle Technician

•Earn while you learn. You earn a wage throughout your apprenticeship.

•Practical learning environment rather than classroom environment.

•There is a high demand for trained vehicle technician.

•No university debt.

•Prestige of working for Volkswagen

Entry Requirements

•Minimum age of 16 years.

•You must pass a colour vision eye test.

•Minimum educational requirement of grade D in five subjects in the junior certificate examination or be approved by the pre apprenticeship course.

Newmarket Motors

  • Family run since 1976
  • Represented Volkswagen since 1985
  • Employs 40 staff
  • Good spirited and highly motivated team
    with a strong emphasis on customer care
  • One of six European dealerships to ever win
    the Volkswagen Service Quality Award (VSQA) five times
6 acre site
  • Forecourt
  • Two Showrooms
    [Passenger Cars and Commercial]
  • Service Area
  • Parts Department
  • Valeting area
  • Two large outdoor storage areas
  • Offices

Find out more about the apprenticeship in general:
Generation Apprenticeship
Cork College of FET - Bishopstown Campus - Courses & Apprenticeships

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    Working Hours Mon - Fri 9:00 to 17:30
    Location Newmarket, Co Cork
    Salary TBA
    Closing Date 31/05/2024
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