Light Vehicle Mechanics (aka Motor Mechanics) are qualified tradespeople who service, repair and overhaul cars and other light motor vehicles. There are employment opportunities in specialist performance vehicle workshops, with motor dealership service centres, and the potential to open your own Mechanic workshop, starting your own business.
Automotive Engineering innovations in motor sports have positively affected this industry resulting in developments in fuel efficiency, suspension technology and environment control in everyday cars. The skills required of Mechanics is now broader than ever and continues to change whilst remaining grounded in traditional light vehicle mechanical process. A Mechanic Apprenticeship is the opportunity to take your passion for tinkering in the home garage and turn it into a dynamic career working with new and old vehicles.
This trade requires a four-year apprenticeship. MIGAS will facilitate your practical work placement with one of our quality host employers. In addition to on-the-job training, we will assist you with enrolment through a Registered Training Organisation to complete your certification. With MIGAS you will be fully supported throughout the duration of your placement by a Field Officer and by the wider MIGAS Apprentices and Trainees community.