Hookem S Garage LimitedHull

Motor Vehicle Repair Apprentice

£156.00 - Weekly


Construction & Trades
Start: 31 January 2022
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Why We Need You

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Why We Need You

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An excellent opportunity has arisen for the right candidate to undertake an apprenticeship to become a fully trained Auto-care technician with Hookems Garage Limited. Excellent and extensive on the job training will be given by the company with the apprenticeship qualification being undertaken with HCUK Training (part of the Hull College Group).

On a day release basis you will attend HCUK’s purpose built training centre.

Duties will include:

  • Contribute to maintaining a healthy and safe workplace, including the maintenance of key equipment and carrying out general housekeeping
  • Carry out stock procedures including dealing with routine stock deliveries, placing stock into storage, carrying out stock rotation duties and ordering parts for customers following company procedures
  • Carry out vehicle safety inspections and routine maintenance in line with manufactures specifications or approved schedules, company procedures and complete approved documentation
  • Make recommendations to customers based on the results of inspections, ensuring that sales recommendations are accurate and fully costed, are ethical and in the best interests of the customer at all times, using language that is transparent and avoids jargon
  • Carry out replacement/repair and balancing of a range of light vehicle tyres, including ultra-low profile, directional, asymmetric and run-flat tyres fitted to a range of wheel sizes and types
  • Carry out the replacement of components on a specific range of vehicle systems including Steering & Suspension, Braking systems, Battery & Charging systems, exhaust systems and Air-Conditioning systems
  • Carry out 4-wheel Geometry operations including adjustments on a range of vehicles with different suspension and steering systems
  • Use


We pride ourselves in customer trust and quality of service we provide. From simple servicing to engine repairs we can cater for all your vehicle needs. With us being a small independent garage our prices are unbeatable, and with our family name above the door we strive for customer relations and trust to give the best possible service we can to our customers. From main dealer to managing an independent garage, prior to opening Hookem's Garage, Ricky Hookem owner and head technician, has over 15 years mechanical experience. Ricky is fully qualified up to degree level in motor vehicle diagnostics and with qualifications in Hybrid repairs you can be assured your vehicle will be looked after.


GCSE (or equivalent) grades A*-C/9-4 in English and maths desirable, but not essential.

• Good practical skills
• Ability to pay attention to detail
• Good communication skills
• Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
• Good H&S and spatial awareness
• IT Literate
• Genuine interest in motor vehicle service and repair as a career
• Good time keeping and willing to learn
• Team player
• Proactive approach in maintaining customer standards
• Outgoing
• Flexible
• Good work ethic
• Practical
• Professional
• Reliable & Punctual


Address: Kimberley Street, Hull - HU3 1HH

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