1st Year Apprentice

Location Various
Benefits Employment Assistance Programme Toolbox Allowance and Uniform Provided Industry leading training and progressions plans Bike to Work Scheme 22 days Annual Leave
Working hours Working Hours
Salary Competitive
Closing date 29/09/2017

Joe Duffy Group is Irelands leading Motor retail group and currently has 14 dealerships representing 15 brands. With a brand portfolio including, Audi, BMW, MINI, BMW Motorrad, BMWi, Mazda, Jaguar, Land Rover, Volvo, Kia, Ford, Volkswagen, Porsche and dealerships in Dublin, Meath, and Limerick, we are Ireland’s fastest growing motor group. With Employee numbers just over 400 we are now in our eighth consecutive year of growth in employee numbers, profitability, and turnover, we are now looking to recruit for a 1st Year Apprentice to join our talented team at the Joe Duffy Group.

We are currently welcoming applications from ambitious individuals with a passion for the motor industry to begin an Apprenticeship Programme. 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. 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; and ensure that all work is completed safely, complying with manufacturers’ and industry guidelines. 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 Joe Duffy Group 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 Allowance and Uniform Provided
  • Industry leading training and progressions plans
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • 22 days Annual Leave

Full clean Driving Licence essential

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