Apply Now: Apprentice Motor Technician - Douglas

Location: Douglas, Cork, Ireland.

Job Type:  Full Time, Apprenticeship

About Us: Join an award-winning team at Johnson & Perrott Motor Group! For the 10th consecutive year, we have been recognized as one of Deloitte's Best Managed Companies for 2023. We are now seeking a 1st year Motor Apprentice to join our Douglas Team.

Job Summary: This four-year apprenticeship, in collaboration with SOLAS, offers a comprehensive blend of on-the-job and off-the-job training. Upon successful completion, you will be awarded a QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate Craft in Motor Mechanics. For detailed information on the statutory apprenticeship scheme and minimum entry requirements, visit

Responsibilities Include but Are Not Limited To:  As an Apprentice Motor Mechanic, you will be:

  • Learning and Training: Undergoing hands-on training and education to gain expertise in automotive maintenance and repair tasks. This includes tasks such as diagnosing and fixing mechanical and electrical issues, performing routine maintenance, and using various tools and equipment.
  • Assisting Senior Technicians: Supporting experienced mechanics in their tasks, observing their work, and learning from their expertise. This may involve tasks like assisting in vehicle inspections, repairs, and parts replacement.
  • Tools and Equipment: Familiarizing themselves with automotive tools and equipment and learning how to use them safely and effectively.
  • Safety: Following safety protocols and guidelines to ensure a safe working environment for themselves and others.
  • Documentation: Maintaining records of work completed, including repairs and services performed on vehicles.
  • Customer Service: Interacting with customers, answering questions, and providing information about the work being done on their vehicles.
  • Professional Development: Attending training sessions and classes to gain additional skills and knowledge in the automotive field.
  • Compliance: Adhering to all regulations and standards related to automotive repair and maintenance.

Required Education, Skills, and Qualifications:

  • Team Player: The ability to work well as part of a team and learn from experienced mechanics is crucial in an apprentice role.
  • Safety Conscious: Uphold the highest standards of health and safety procedures, ensuring a safe working environment for all.
  • Driver's License: Possess a full clean driver's license to carry out necessary tasks.
  • Mechanical Aptitude: A strong interest in and aptitude for working with mechanical systems is essential for success as an Apprentice Mechanic.


At Johnson and Perrott, we go the extra mile to support our apprentices. Our enhanced benefits encompass various aspects, including:

  • Tool Support Scheme: As part of this program, you will apprentice receive assistance to build and expand your tool kit. As a First-year apprentice you will receive a starter tool kit, and as you progress through the apprenticeship years you will become eligible for a tool allowance to further enhance your kits.
  • Enhanced Training: In addition to achieving a QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Craft Motor Mechanics, you will have the unique opportunity to access enhanced training under this program. You'll receive top-tier training within our dealerships, which will accelerate your career development upon qualification.
  • Educational Support: You will be required to complete two phases of off-the-job training in a higher education institution. To support your education, we are delighted to announce that we will cover the student contribution fee for both years. As a result, pursuing your qualification will be fee-free.
  • Workshop Bonus Scheme: To recognize the valuable contributions, you will make as an apprentice within our dealerships, we have implemented an apprenticeship bonus scheme for second to fourth-year apprentices during your on-the-job phases. Eligibility for this scheme begins after your 12-month anniversary with the company.
  • Wellness Initiatives: We prioritize your well-being and offer wellness programs to support your health and happiness.
  • Bonus Opportunities: We provide sales and employee referral bonuses to reward your contributions to our team.
  • Employee Assistance Program: Access to a support program to assist with any challenges you may face.

How to Apply: Ready to join our team? To apply for this exciting opportunity or to request more information, please fill out our contact form. Join our accomplished team at Johnson & Perrott Motor Group and embark on a journey toward professional success and personal growth.

To apply for this role or to find out more information, please fill out our contact form HERE