Job description

Simpsons SKODA have an exciting vacancy for Motor Vehicle Apprentices. We are looking for two apprentices with drive and enthusiasm to come and join our team based in Colne. We are looking to train the right people to join our team of skilled mechanics. You will work alongside qualified technicians where you will be trained in all aspects of service, maintenance and repair of vehicles, in addition to an apprentice training programme provided by Babcock.

Hours of work

Monday to Thursday 8.30am – 5pm

Friday 08.30am – 4pm


To deliver customer satisfaction at all times in the service and repair of motor vehicles of all types.

To carry out servicing and repairs in a safe and economical manner.

To employ such knowledge and skills as may be required to test vehicles and diagnose faults.

To maintain the integrity of all product information.


To take an active part in upholding the company Health and Safety policy.

To be conversant with all Manufacturer technical literature and information bulletins.

To keep work area and protective clothing clean, tidy and in a safe condition in order to uphold the Manufacturers and company image.

To ensure vehicles comply with safety standards when returned to customer and that faults have been reported and noted on the job card.

To undertake Manufacturers training courses as advised by the Service Manager. To notify Aftersales Manager of damage or breakdown of workshop equipment or tooling.

To identify additional work opportunities and report to Aftersales Manager accordingly.


To attain manufacturers' servicing and repair times.

To note and report all components, materials and consumables used.

Development of personal knowledge and experience in order to improve, profitability, customer satisfaction and efficiency.

To ensure vehicles are thoroughly examined and to report all servicing requirements and associated work noticed whilst working on the vehicle to the Aftersales Manager.

To ensure all chargeable labour, components and workshop consumables are recorded on the job card, and where possible work within Manufacturer’s recommended repair times.

Customer service and satisfaction:

To protect customers' vehicles with floor mats, seat and steering wheel covers.

To safeguard the customers' vehicle and contents during service and repair.

To ensure vehicles are thoroughly examined and report verbally and in writing the general condition of vehicles with emphasis on customer safety.

To ensure vehicles are road tested in a safe and professional manner with due regard to speed limits, road law, other road users and pedestrians.

To ensure that all work carried out is to MOT and/or manufacturers' safety standards.

To ensure optimum use of technical knowledge and skills to achieve effective, economic and safe service/repair of customers' vehicles.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £4.81 per hour

Ref: dma/kb2022C

Working Hours
Location SKODA Colne
Closing Date 31/05/2022

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