Ford: Apprenticeship Programme (Level 1) – Motor Mechanic

Do you want to train as a Motor Mechanic with a leading motor industry player in South Africa? Apply for the Ford Kroonstad Apprenticeship Programme (Level 1) – Motor Mechanic.

Closing date: 24 May 2024

Reference NumberMOT240517-10
Job TitleApprentice Level 1: Motor Mechanic | Ford Kroonstad
Branch/DepartmentFord Kroonstad
Job Type ClassificationPermanent

Location: Kroonstad, Free State, South Africa

Motus FORD KROONSTAD has an opportunity available for a LEVEL 1 APPRENTICE (MOTOR MECHANIC). This is an amazing opportunity for someone who is keen to train and qualify as a Motor Mechanic.

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

Key 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.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Must have Grade 12 with Pure Maths and Physical Science.
  • Valid, unendorsed driver’s license
  • Must have a clear criminal record
  • Mechanical insight and technical skills and experience will be advantage.

Skills and Personal Attributes

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • 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.

How to Apply

Here is how to apply for the Ford Kroonstad Apprenticeship Programme (Level 1):

  1. Visit the Motus careers page, where all the open job opportunities are listed. Locate the Ford Kroonstad Apprenticeship Programme (Level 1) vacancy.
  2. Open the vacancy and read through the job specifications. Do you meet the minimum requirements?
  3. If yes, proceed and apply online. Be sure to submit all the required documentation and certificate copies.

We wish you success in your career path.

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