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Apprentice Car Service : Technician Honda Institute

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21st September 2018

About the employer
"96% of women drivers want to see more females in garages according to a survey released in May 2016.  With only 1% of vehicle technicians being female and the number of women drivers set to outnumber men the IMI has warned the trade to employ more women or risk losing business.  The survey also found 31% of women drivers don’t feel comfortable getting their car repaired due to the fear of not understanding technical jargon and the possibility of being ripped off, research released by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI), the professional body for the UK motor industry, revealed. Nearly 40% of drivers said they didn’t notice any females working in their local garage on their previous visit, and also said how they didn’t know what they were being charged for and wouldn’t know how to challenge a bill if they felt it was wrong".  Source: IMI website, http://www.theimi.org.uk/news/car-businesses-must-employ-more-women-or-risk-missing-out-millions.

At Honda, we want to highlight our aim to recruit a cohort of exceptional apprentices, of which we target 30% are female.  Our internal stakeholders are focused on decreasing the gender gap within the business, we look forward to welcoming all female applications at our sites, and thank you in advance for helping us close the gender gap within the Motor Industry.


Working week
Days and Shifts TBC. Total hours per week: 40.00
Apprenticeship duration
3 years


Honda is one of the most respected, exciting and innovative companies in the world.  Leading the way in engine technology and product performance, Honda is the world's largest engine manufacturer, with a passion for excellence and an outstanding pedigree of racing on two wheels, four wheels and on water.

The successful candidate will be required to learn repair and maintenance and eventually carry out work on all aspects of Honda cars to include:

  • Measurement and tooling
  • Honda information systems
  • Honda product knowledge
  • Electrical and engine principles
  • Steering and fuelling principles
  • Transmission principles and braking system
  • Suspension, fuel and body systems

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 30/11/2018


£148.00 - £184.00 p/w


This job is located in Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk

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