New Apprentice Intake for 2021

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In September 2020 Transport Repairs kicked off a new Apprentice recruitment campaign to select the very best applicants for 8 Apprenticeship positions starting in 2021. This recruitment process evaluated nearly 400 applications before carefully selecting our new recruits. It’s pleasing to see such a strong response and quality applications for these positions that included 6 Heavy Diesel, 1 Engineer and 1 Auto Electrician Apprenticeships.

We have now completed a comprehensive induction course for the new Apprentices to give then the very best start to their employment. The induction course included…

  • completing all the employment formalities,
  • meeting our Senior Managers for breakfast and an inspirational welcome to the business,
  • getting kitted out in PPE,
  • getting signed into the pay system,
  • learning about the company structure and history,
  • learning about our dealerships, business partners and product line,
  • understanding HR and Health & Safety requirements,
  • getting a forklift operators license,
  • completing a first aid course,
  • learning about our work order management system
  • learning the imperial measurement system
  • understanding the apprenticeship training system
  •  sign-up apprentice training agreements

This induction is just the beginning of what will be a very intensive training program for our Apprentices. Not only will the get 4 polytech block courses per year they will also receive Transport Repairs systems and technical training courses, on-line training programs as well as Cummins, Kenworth and DAF product training. All of this is to help create the very best tradesmen/women in New Zealand.



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