Volvo Car UK will aim to recruit 130 new apprentice technicians to maintain a flow of new workshop talent for its franchised car retail network.
SsangYong UK is in celebratory mood after a group of apprentice technicians completed the first module of its Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) approved apprenticeship programme.
The NFDA has hosted its first Drive My Career networking event, inviting female motor industry apprentices to meet with HR professionals and representatives from car dealerships.
UK Bentley apprentice Lewis Clarke has been to Germany to collect an award recognising him as an elite among Volkswagen Group's 19,000 apprentices globally.
The National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) has found that 95% of apprentices would remain with the same company if they received a job offer after their training period.
The first group of 18 technicians to complete Groupe Renault’s Advanced Apprenticeship Programme have all graduated from the scheme “with honours”.
The Finance and Leasing Association (FLA) has promoted its motor finance apprenticeship standard through its network during National Apprenticeship Week.
Kia is celebrating 14 years of operating an apprentice programme.
Swansway Motor Group has selected Escalla to provide it with apprentices for its new Digital Marketing Apprenticeship initiative.
TrustFord has opened applications for its 2019 apprentice intake, with 91 opportunities across the group representing a second year of growth in apprentice recruitment.
Swansway Group Stafford Land Rover has announced that sales apprentice Molly Taylor has received a perfect 100% score in her final sales apprenticeship exam, and is the “only person to do so”.
Lookers has welcomed another 150 apprentices to its programme and launched a brand-new traineeship program.
JCT600 is set to launch its latest hunt for the future stars of the automotive retail sectors after recruiting a total of 40 new apprentices in 2018.
Swansway Motor Group has rewarded its graduating apprentices with a 2018 graduation ceremony at which new inductees were welcomed into the car retail business.
Katie Cuthbertson has become the first degree-level finance analyst apprentice at Vertu Motors.
Two Arnold Clark apprentices have won the Glasgow Apprenticeship Challenge with innovative ways to help bring STEM subjects to life at Abercorn Secondary in Cowcaddens.
Suzuki GB has hosted a graduation event for 24 participants in its 36-month Advanced Apprenticeship Programme at the Rockingham Motor Speedway in Northamptonshire.
High performing students and trainers within the automotive sector were recognised at the Institute of the Motor Industry’s (IMI) annual Outstanding Achiever Awards.
A lack of understanding of the career opportunities offered by automotive apprenticeships and young people’s ability to learn on the job is leading to a lack of parental encouragement, the IMI has found.
Bosch's new technician training centre has laid a path for the evolution of aftersales and will serve to encourage “pride in the brand”, Group Renault’s Mark Crockett has said.
Automotive Management Live: Where franchised and independent dealers will find everything they need to know about operating a modern showroom and service and repair facility fit for the digital age.
When: November 12 2020
Where: Birmingham NEC
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