Apply for the Motus Automotive Motor Mechanic Apprenticeships

Job Summary

Motus is recruiting for the Automotive Motor Mechanic Apprenticeship.

Closing date: 07 March 2024

Reference NumberMOT240229-14
Branch/DepartmentRetail 6 – Tableview Multifranchise
Job Type ClassificationPermanent

Location: Cape Town, Tableview, South Africa

Job Purpose

To participate in all aspects of the Apprenticeship programme; assisting with the repair of vehicles while working under the supervision of a qualified Technician; fulfilling the MerSETA requirements of the trade, mastering level tests and qualifying within a maximum of 4 years.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attend scheduled technical/ level training courses.
  • To assist with the repair of vehicles in order to obtain practical experience under the supervision and instruction of a Technician.
  • Prepare thoroughly for level tests in order to qualify within the maximum of 4 years.

  • Assist with housekeeping; keeping tools and equipment clean and in good order, and work area clean.
  • Follow workplace safety and conduct rules and protocols.
  • Perform any other reasonable duties which may be required from time to time.
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Qualifications and Experience

The applicant must have achieved the following qualifications to be considered:

  • Must have Grade 12. Subjects should include Pure Maths and Physical Science, minimum pass mark of 50% per subject is an advantage.
  • Valid, unendorsed driver’s license
  • Must have a clear criminal record
  • Mechanical insight and technical aptitude is essential. Skills and experience in this area will be advantage.

Skills and Attributes

  • Competently able to operate manufacturer diagnostic equipment/ computer in order to access information.
  • Physically fit for heavy work; able to physically complete the duties associated with the role.
  • Enjoy working with your hands.
  • Able to work in noisy environments.
  • Have good eyesight and hand-eye coordination.

  • Possess very strong problem solving/ trouble shooting and motor vehicle fault finding skills.
  • Mental alertness
  • Must have sound English communication and writing skills to accurately record findings and work conducted on job cards and access repair information in OEM bulletins and online systems.
  • Meticulous and accurate
  • A team player.
  • Energetic and action orientated.
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How to Apply

You apply online for this opportunity.


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