Apprenticeships

Positions Starting January 2021

Transport Repairs have commenced the recruitment process for 7 Apprentice positions officially starting on the 25 of January 2021. These positions are…

  • Heavy Automotive Engineering (Road Transport) Invercargill
  • Heavy Automotive Engineering (Road Transport) Gore
  • Heavy Automotive Engineering (Road Transport) Cromwell
  • Heavy Automotive Engineering (Road Transport) Dunedin
  • Heavy Automotive Engineering (Road Transport) Christchurch
  • Engineering Fabrication (Steel Construction) Christchurch
  • Automotive Parts and Accessories (Parts Person) Christchurch

What we offer

Transport Repairs are offering Heavy Automotive – Road Transport (commonly called a Diesel Mechanic), Engineering Fabrication and Automotive Parts and Accessories Apprenticeships starting 25 January 2021. We are looking now for keen, motivated individuals who seek a long and rewarding career in the heavy automotive industry.

Diesel Mechanics and Transport Engineers are in very short supply world-wide and will continue to be trades that are in high demand. Parts professionals also play a critical support role in the industry. Completing an Apprenticeship sets you up for life in a career that grows with you and offers great opportunities with variety and locations.

The benefits of an Apprenticeship with Transport Repairs include…

  • Your will become part of one of New Zealand’s largest privately-owned company
  • You will be trained on premier global brands of Cummins, Kenworth and DAF
  • Your Apprenticeship will be managed by our internal training department and enhanced with additional job specific education
  • You are fully paid when attending training courses
  • Uniform and personal protective equipment supplied
  • An Apprentice Tool Kit program that gets you started with a comprehensive tool kit.
  • As a Tradesman you will earn well above the New Zealand’s median wage
  • There is plenty of opportunity to work over-time and boost your take home pay
  • There is opportunity to relocate to other branch locations across the South Island

To be eligible we seek applicants with…

  • New Zealand Citizenship or Permanent Residency
  • NCEA Level 2 (or international equivalent) English and Maths
  • Proficient in Science subjects
  • Completion of an Automotive pre-employment course would be highly valued but not essential
  • Work experience with Transport Repairs or similar automotive / engineering workshop would be highly valued but not essential
  • Adult applicants with technical or trade experience welcome

If you are interested proceed to the Applications page https://www.transportrepairs.co.nz/apprenticeship-applications

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