Careers Advice For Mechanics

The 7 Most Frustrating Things About Searching For a Job

The 7 Most Frustrating Things About Searching For a Job

When job adverts don’t list a salaryWhen you apply for a job and hear nothing backWhen job adverts don’t list a locationWhen you set filters in a job search and it lists irrelevant jobsWhen you discover a great career opportunity but there’s no information about the...

How to become a mechanic in the UK

How to become a mechanic in the UK

Looking for a career change where you can get your hands on a motor vehicle? Why not pursue a career as a mechanic?Working as a mechanic involves working on all vehicle mechanics and electrics, from engines to exhaust systems to air-conditioning and security. How can...

Average salary for UK car mechanics

Average salary for UK car mechanics

A car mechanic is a rewarding career which provides essential services to vehicle owners in the UK. The average salary of UK mechanics can be determined by experience and location, with specialised roles also commanding salaries at the higher end of the...

How to write a mechanic CV with no experience

How to write a mechanic CV with no experience

If you’re looking for a mechanic job but don’t have any experience in the industry, don’t fret. Whilst many recruiters will be looking for people with experience, others will be open to taking on someone who can show that they are keen to learn the trade and who can...

How to write a cover letter for a mechanic

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...

Effective job hunting tips for mechanics

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...

Mechanic interview questions and answers

Mechanic interview questions and answers

If you’ve submitted a fantastic CV and cover letter to a company, the next stage is you’ll be asked to interview for the mechanic job you’ve applied for. If you want to impress at your interview, and more importantly, pass, you’ll need to do some research to make sure...

Which skills shine the most on a Mechanic’s CV?

Which skills shine the most on a Mechanic’s CV?

Mechanics inspect, fix and maintain vehicles. They will regularly carry out diagnostics, repairs and services on vehicles, following procedures and ensuring the highest possible standards are maintained.So what are the desired skills a mechanic should be including in...

Writing a CV for a Mechanic

Writing a CV for a Mechanic

It goes without saying that a brilliant CV will be your ticket to an interview and hopefully, a great mechanic job.Mechanics generally focus on performing tasks to help keep vehicles running well. In our sample CV below, you'll see how the CV includes example of a...

What it’s like to go from hands on mechanic to in-house mechanic

What it’s like to go from hands on mechanic to in-house mechanic

Stewart is an In-house mechanic at ClickMechanic. He tells us about his experience as a hands on mechanic and what it was like to make the switch.     How did you get into your role? I noticed the vacancy and decided to hang up my spanners for my health....

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