Apprentice Mechanic, Jobs, 42546
  • Used cars
  • New cars
  • Nearly-new cars
  • Car finance
  • Vans
  • Motability

Apprentice Mechanic

  • Salary: £14,700
  • Type of work: Permanent
  • Location: Blackpool
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About the role

About the role

Are you over 16 and looking for a brand-new career or a fresh start? The UK’s largest independently owned car retailer is now recruiting for enthusiastic Apprentice Mechanics.

As an Arnold Clark apprentice, you’ll get qualified – and get paid.

And at the end of your training, you’ll have an Autocare Level 2 qualification and hands-on experience in one of our Service departments.

You’ll also receive…

  • Your own tools, uniform, boots and overalls.
  • A mentor to support you in the workplace.
  • Four weeks of introductory training at our dedicated centres.
  • We’ll help you to achieve your driving licence in your second year of training with free lessons and two attempts at your test.
  • Free lunches at our training facilities.
  • All the benefits available to existing Arnold Clark employees, from holidays to free private healthcare.

Location - Blackpool 


Full time, 39 hours per week.

Ready to earn while you learn?

As an Arnold Clark apprentice, you’ll attend one of our dedicated training centres, GTG, for four weeks’ initial training, and receive classroom training throughout your apprenticeship. You’ll also regularly be assessed in the workplace to make sure you’re on track for success.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who’s willing to learn and wants to advance their career. You’ll have loads of enthusiasm for the work, and be able to take instructions and advice from your mentor in a workplace environment. At the end of the qualification, there are also some fantastic career opportunities on offer for successful participants.

Day-to-day duties

  • Working with wheels and tyres.
  • Basic servicing, including car health checks.
  • Steering and suspension.
  • Putting theory into practice following training weeks.
  • MOT preparation.
  • Electrical fault diagnostics.
  • Carrying out reviews on film to build customer trust.
  • Overhaul of major components.

Essential skills

  • You’ll have gained GCSE 4-9 or above in Maths, English and a Traditional Science or Technical subject, or accredited equivalent.
  • You must be literate, numerate, reliable and keen to learn.
  • The ability to build key relationships with other departments.
  • You won’t be afraid to ask questions.
  • Willingness to work in a practical environment.
  • Eagerness to learn new things.
  • Ability to take instruction and use your own initiative.
  • Listening skills.

In return, we offer a generous employee benefits package, including great employee discounts at loads of high-street shops and restaurants across the UK, as well as preferential rates on new and used cars.

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


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