Apprentice Coach Builder, Jobs, 51936
  • Used cars
  • New cars
  • Nearly-new cars
  • Car finance
  • Vans
  • Motability

Apprentice Coach Builder

  • Salary: £15,210 per annumn
  • Type of work: Permanent
  • Location: East Kilbride
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About the role

We are looking for an Apprentice Commercial Vehicle Bodybuilder to join our supportive team at East Kilbride.

You’ll also receive…

  • Your own tools, uniform, boots and overalls.
  • A mentor to support you in the workplace.
  • Help to achieve your driving licence in your second year of training with free lessons and two attempts at your test.
  • All the benefits available to existing Arnold Clark employees, from a generous holiday allowance to free private healthcare.


This is a full-time role: Monday – Thursday, 8am – 4.30pm; Friday, 8am – 3.30pm.

About the role

In this role, you will assist time-served tradesmen on the build of commercial vehicles and help to provide our customers with a first-class service, all while gaining skills and developing your expertise, including the ability to work on your own initiative.

This role will suit an enthusiastic individual who is keen and willing to learn new skills. The role is of a physical nature with a degree of manual handling and will suit someone who would enjoy working with their hands in a manufacturing industry.

Day-to-day duties

  • Assisting employees on the construction of commercial vehicles in an efficient and professional manner.
  • Learning to use engineering drawings and bills of materials.
  • Quality control of completed vehicles.
  • Keeping detailed paperwork.
  • Maintaining company tools and equipment and a clean and organised work environment.

Essential skills

  • IT literate
  • Problem solving skills
  • The ability to work with your hands
  • Attention to detail and the ability to work independently or part of a team
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to deliver high-quality results

Nice to have but not essential…

  • Though an understanding of Microsoft Excel is required for the role, training may be available for the right candidate.

Arnold Clark is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We strive to create an environment where collaboration, unique perspectives and multiple approaches are celebrated. We care about our employees and our communities, we nurture talent and encourage ambition, and we are passionate about people who take pride in their work. Our employees are at the heart of everything we do – diverse in our make-up, united in our goals.

To find out more about Life at Arnold Clark, visit our website.

Employment within the Arnold Clark Group is offered subject to satisfactory reference and disclosure checks.


Every Arnold Clark employee is entitled to a wide range of benefits, including:

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Discount on new and used vehicles

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Contributory pension scheme

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Private medical insurance

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Life assurance