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Apprentice base salary: £7.50 per hour plus benefits

Qualified salary: Up to £32,000 per annum plus benefits


Scottish Qualification

Level 3 Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

English Qualification

Level 2 Autocare Technician

Is it for you?

If you’re into cars and want a range of dealership mechanic experience, then this is the apprenticeship for you. At Arnold Clark, we want the best and brightest apprentices to join our workforce – we’re looking for the mechanics of the future. You’ll get top quality training at GTG, mentoring in your workplace and exposure to hundreds of makes and models. If you’re enthusiastic, a keen learner and willing to put in the work – we want to hear from you.

What you'll do

You’ll attend GTG for four weeks’ initial training and then, at various points throughout your apprenticeship. You’ll also regularly be assessed at work to make sure you’re on track for success.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Work on wheels and tyres.
  • Complete basic servicing, including car health checks.
  • Work with steering and suspension.
  • Carry out MOT preparation.
  • Put theory into practice in the workplace.
  • Learn about electrical fault diagnostics.
  • Film videos of work done to build trust with customers.
  • Overhaul major components.

Entry requirements


You must have gained or be working towards National 4 or above (or accredited equivalent) in Maths, English and a science or technical subject.


You must have gained or be working towards GCSE 4-9 or above (or accredited equivalent) in Maths, English and a science or technical subject.


96% of our apprentices are kept on in full-time employment with Arnold Clark after their apprenticeship. And your training doesn’t stop there – you can then go on to become a Master Technician, a Supervisor or even a Technician Trainer yourself! With technician salaries up to £45,000 within Arnold Clark, there’s plenty of opportunity to progress.


  • Earning a wage
    from the day you start
  • 33 days holiday
    per annum
  • Guided by mentors
    who will support you throughout your training
  • Boosting your earnings
    through hard work
  • Discounts on cars
    through Arnold Clark
  • Achieve your driving license
    with free driving lessons