The automotive industry employs the brightest minds around and supports just about every other industry you can think of. The automotive industry’s influence is felt by everyone whether it’s commuters travelling to work, HGV drivers carrying goods to customers on time, the emergency services responding to a need, couriers, public transport even motor sports. The automotive industry helps keep the country moving.
AUTOcity is the one stop shop for careers information and advice within the retail automotive industry. Whether you’re an individual looking to start or progress your career, or a teacher or careers advisor who supports others in making their career choices, AUTOcity has it all. From the latest industry news and events to detailed information about careers in this exciting sector.
The world of work has information on over 150 job roles within the sector in both technical and non-technical disciplines and is a comprehensive guide to careers within the retail automotive sector.
The competition for Apprentices to showcase their expertise and knowledge on a national scale. The IMI are looking for the very best in three streams of automotive – Automotive Body Repair, Automotive Painting and Automotive Technology. Do you have what it takes? See the SkillAuto pages for more details.
An Apprenticeship is a real job with training so you can earn while you learn and pick up recognised qualifications as you go. If you live in England, are over 16 and not in full time education you can apply. Apprenticeships take between one and four years to complete and cover 1,500 job roles within a wide range of industries.
here are currently 16 Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship pathways and 13 Advanced Level 3 Apprenticeship pathways within the Retail Automotive sector.
Go to Apprentices, Apprentice FAQ’s and Employers pages to find out about the key facts and benefits of this career route option.
For all the latest industry news and events the IMI has two dedicated online communities for young people; 1st Gear and Accelerate
This free online community is for 13 - 16 year old secondary school students interested in anything automotive. Our exclusive web channel on AUTOcity offers information and advice on those interested in a career within this dynamic sector.
This online community for 16 - 24 year olds who are undertaking an automotive qualification provides career information & advice, access to the NUS card along with great discounts on tools, competitions to win amazing prizes plus support with finding and maintaining employment.
The HUB for Careers and Academic Professionals is a dedicated platform for teachers, tutors and Careers Advisors offering a single focal point for resources based on the retail motor industry. HUBcap offers free teaching resources, lesson plans, regional LMI and information on careers within the sector. The Headlight Family of teaching resources are available to download along with the Work Experience Toolkits and other exciting free resources.
The jobs platform dedicated to the motor industry.
IMI Jobs brings motor industry job opportunities into a single online platform. It gives job seekers a single place environment in which to job hunt and manage applications, and provides recruiters and employers with a dedicated platform to find automotive professionals to fill their vacancies.