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Tough interview questions and answers

A job interview is a big hurdle towards getting the job you want. The most nerve-wracking part of an interview, besides making a good first impression, is not knowing what questions will be thrown your way. There are several questions which can be...

How to write a cover letter for a mechanic

If you’re a quality mechanic searching for a new job, you’ll need to impress with a job-winning cover letter if you want to make it to an interview.Working as a mechanic is a role that comes with many surprises and interesting projects, so it’s much easier...

How to impress with your car sales cover letter

If you’re applying for a brand new job in car sales, you’ll need to be able to sell yourself on paper before you get the opportunity to do it in person. Part of your application will involve writing a cover letter. Crafting a car sales cover letter that catches a...

MET Technican job description

Vehicle Mechanical, Electrical and Trim (MET) Technicians assess, identify and repair damaged mechanical and electrical components in vehicles which have usually been involved in an accident. Some technicians may complete a repair from start to finish, while others...

How to write a CV for a vehicle technician apprenticeship

Looking to become a vehicle technician? Great choice – there’s simply no better way to learn the ropes. The first part of the process is to write a clear, concise and well-written CV and cover letter which will help you get your foot in the door to an interview.But as...

Workshop controller job description

A workshop controller is responsible for ensuring all work to vehicles in their garage (usually within a dealership) is carried out appropriately. This involves assigning work to vehicle technicians. The workshop controller will also liaise with service departments...

5 Incredible Benefits to Achieving a Driver CPC Certificate

If you had a job within the public transportation or haulage industry in the past, you' be aware that you didn’t need any special CPC training. The legislation, however, changed very recently in the UK and continental Europe, meaning driver CPC training was now...

I’m a vehicle technician – what should my CV look like?

As a vehicle technician, you probably feel more comfortable with your head under a car bonnet than trying to put together a CV. However, with so many applicants for jobs right now, it is really important that you spend time writing a high-quality CV that stands out...

Effective job hunting tips for mechanics

 pAre you searching for a new job? We wouldn’t be surprised, since 84% of professionals in the automotive industry told us they would be in 2019.  We all know that a job search can be frustrating - but we do it for the end goal. To land the dream job we've always...

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