Q & A with our new Volkswagen apprentices

20 December 2016 | Uncategorized

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At Continental Cars Volkswagen, we believe in continual investment in the industry and pride ourselves at providing the best opportunity for young people. We have recently awarded two new apprenticeships, and we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Here’s a quick Q&A with them to see how they’re liking it so far:

Emma Mathews

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emma Mathews – Volkswagen Apprentice Technician

Q: What made to decide to get into a technician’s apprenticeship?

A: I was looking for a good reputable place that would give me an excellent surrounding and education to get qualified. I learned of the position through an acquaintance and had heard a lot about Continental Cars’ reputation. It seemed like it would be a fantastic place to work and learn.

Q: How are you liking being part of the Continental Cars Volkswagen Team?

A: I am really enjoying it. Everyone is extremely welcoming, helpful and friendly. I always know I can ask anyone for help.

Q: Any advice for recent school leavers, or anyone else that might be interested?

A: My advice to school leavers would be don’t be intimidated by applying for positions at big, well-known places.

 

Damian Stephen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Damian Stephen – Volkswagen Apprentice Technician

Q: What made to decide to get into a technician’s apprenticeship?

A: My passion for cars – just working and fixing them. Volkswagen’s Excellent reputation of reliable, quality cars. As well as Continental Cars’ great experience and service with customers and vehicles.

Q: How are you liking being part of the Continental Cars Volkswagen Team?

A: I am loving it! Working with a great bunch of guys. They teach me a lot about the industry and give me their tips and tricks they have learnt. There’s also plenty of room to grow and further my skills.

Q: Any advice for recent school leavers, or anyone else that might be interested?

A: Do a pre-trade course. Work hard. Get some experience even if it’s a few days a week at a local garage. Enjoy yourself!

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