Apprentice Mechanic


Apprenticeship summary

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.

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Closing date: December 1, 2023

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Total hours per week:
Expected duration (weeks):
Positions (available):
Date posted:
November 8, 2023
Possible start date:
March 7, 2024
Apprenticeship level:


  • 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

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.
  • Autocare technician Level 2 standard. 

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.

  • Apprentices without level 1 English and maths will need to achieve this level and take the test for level 2 prior to taking their apprenticeship end-point assessment
  • 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



With over 60 years of experience, Arnold Clark is Europe’s largest independent family-owned company. As winner of the sought-after Automotive Management Retailer of the Year award three years running, we are well placed to offer customers not only buying peace of mind but also the best choice and biggest discounts on all new and used vehicles.


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Apprenticeship standard:

Autocare technician (level 2)