Love cars? Have a passion for learning how things work?

If so, a career as a Mechanic / Technician could be right for you!

Here at Wessex Garages, we believe in growing and nurturing talent, and as an Apprentice Technician / Mechanic with us, you’ll be given the support of a dedicated mentor and internal training in order to be the best you can be whilst qualifying as a Technician.

An apprenticeship with Wessex Garages is a fantastic opportunity if you are looking to pursue a career as a Vehicle Technician with a view to becoming a fully trained Technician in Vehicle Servicing and Maintenance.

What will you be doing every day as an Apprentice Technician / Mechanic?

  • Learning to service vehicles – conducting checks and maintaining vehicles as per set guidelines
  • Learning to repair and replace parts and components
  • Produce time estimates for repairs and maintenance to vehicles
  • Maintain repair and service records on the in-house computer system and for customers.

What do we look for in an Apprentice Technician / Mechanic?

  • An interest in vehicles
  • The ability to follow instructions
  • Enthusiasm
  • A keen eye for detail
  • A grade C or Grade 4 in English or Maths

We aim to deliver a great experience for every customer, every time they visit our retailers. We want our customers to have the best buying experience possible and all our team members have the same ambition to deliver outstanding customer service. This is rewarded with excellent benefits, manufacturer training and internal career development opportunities.

If you are interested in joining one of the most progressive independent dealer groups in the industry and can demonstrate the above we would be very interested to hear from you.

To apply please send your CV to Mark Steele at

Why Work for Wessex?

We feel it is vital to recognise and nurture our employees' skills and there are fantastic opportunities available for the right person. Employees receive regular performance reviews, training (including manufacturer standard) where appropriate, and in some cases gain qualifications on the job. Our dedication to our staff has created a supportive and collaborative environment and many of our employees have been with us for over ten years, starting in junior roles and progressing to senior level.

Wessex are also heavily involved in the community, raising over £20,000 for charity in the past five years. Working with us, you will have the chance to get involved in a variety of activities, be it one of our fundraising days or something a little more extreme – a skydive or bungee jump perhaps? This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of an award winning, forward-thinking company and join a dedicated and friendly team, where no day is ever the same.

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Working Hours Mon - Fri with alternate Saturdays
Location Gloucester
Salary TBC
Closing Date 15/01/2020
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