1st Year Motor Technician (Mechanical) Apprentice

We are currently welcoming applications from ambitious individuals with a passion for the motor industry to begin an Apprenticeship Programme at Sandyford Motor Centre South Dublin.
This is a fantastic opportunity if you are looking to pursue a career as a Vehicle Technician with a view to becoming a competent and fully trained with an internationally recognised qualification. 


Dublin South, Exit 13, M50

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Apprenticeship rates

Closing Date

What your training will include:
The Apprentice Programme will ensure that you are trained to learn how to undertake the repairs and servicing of motor vehicles;

  • detect and diagnose any additional faults for further repairs; 
  • ensure that all work is completed safely, 
  • complying with manufacturers’ and industry guidelines. 
  • Mentoring and guidance from your Service Manager will be on going through out the 4 year trainee programme. You will also “shadow” an experienced vehicle technician who will offer learning developmental feedback.

The duration of the apprenticeship is a minimum of 4 years. The apprenticeship system is a modular standards-based system comprising of seven alternating phases of training and development four on-the-job and three off-the-job phases. On successful completion of your apprenticeship, you will receive a FETAC/QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate Craft. This qualification is recognised both nationally and internationally.
The successful candidate will have a keen interest in motor vehicles, it is essential that you have a minimum grade achieved in English, Maths and a Science based subject. 
You will be enthusiastic, committed and confident with an analytical and methodical way of thinking and it is paramount that you can demonstrate a high regard for customer care and professionalism and a willingness to commit to the apprenticeship with a view to qualifying as a Motor Technician and continuing your career within Sandyford Motor Centre whereby additional manufacturing training and development programmes can be undertaken:
We will recognise and reward your hard work, achievements and loyalty with our excellent reward and benefits package. In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a bonus scheme along with excellent benefits including;

  • Employment Assistance Programme
  • Toolbox Scheme and Uniform Provided
  • Industry leading training and progressions plans
  • 22 days Annual Leave
  • PRSA
  • Active Social Club

Full clean Driving Licence is essential.



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