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The Motofix Group hosts successful apprenticeship event in Yeovil

The Motofix Group, one of the leading UK independent vehicle accident repair and bodyshop groups, hosted an industry showcase event on 23rd February 2017 at its Yeovil branch in association with AutoRaise. Motofix’s apprenticeship event, aimed to inspire 13-18 year olds with an educational insight into the industry, welcomed 82 young attendees on the evening.

In association with AutoRaise, a vehicle repair charity set up to address the chronic skills shortage in the industry, Motofix was supported by various suppliers including DeVilbiss, Morelli, Powertec, Stanners, PPG, LKQ, Audatex, U-POL, Mirka, Pro-Align, Elevation, Radical Equipment and RM. With these suppliers present, the young attendees were able to gain a practical insight into the industry through activities such as learning how computer imaging can help to rebuild a vehicle virtually, painting demonstrations and panel repairs.

Motofix was further backed at the event by insurance provider esure. S&B and Bridgwater Colleges had representatives present to give attendees information and advice on which training courses may be best for them. An exciting addition to the event was the opportunity for attendees to have a hands-on experience with a Lamborghini Huracán and a 1957 Ford Mercury Monterey Convertible, also known as the Sheila’s Wheels vehicle from the recent esure advertising campaign – which were both on site on the evening.

The Motofix Group’s Managing Director, Richard Tutt comments “I am delighted that so many young people attended our apprenticeship event, and I hope that we have opened many eyes to the automotive industry. This event was a great success and we have already attracted 6 applications for apprentices – with further applications still coming in. This is great considering that they may not have thought about vehicle repairs as a career path previously. As a company, we are invested in the future of young technicians, so we are proud to host events such as this.”

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Motofix Accident Repair Centres and AutoRaise announce Career Guidance Event

Motofix Accident Repair Centres, in conjunction with AutoRaise, are delighted to announce a unique Career Guidance event to be hosted by Motofix at their Yeovil Accident Repair Centre on the 23rd February 2017

The event is co-produced by Motofix and AutoRaise, the vehicle repair industry charity set up to address the industry’s chronic skills shortage. As one of the area’s leading independent vehicle repairers, Motofix is a large local employer as well as running a number of other sites across the South of England

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Expansion drives leading bodyshop group south west

Motofix Group, one of the UK’s leading independent regional vehicle accident repair and bodyshop groups, has added Yeovil’s Andrew Symms Car Body Repairs to its expanding accident repair network.

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Leading bodyshop’s South West expansion drive gathers pace

Motofix Group announced yet another addition to the Group’s growing accident repair network – Exeter’s premier vehicle accident repairer Fairweather Autoshine.

Motofix Group Chief Executive Richard Tutt said “This latest acquisition follows that of Yeovil’s Andrew Symms Car Body Repairs and shows how serious we are about building our presence in the South West Region. This new site will complement our existing prestige sites and further extend our prestige manufacturer approvals. Fairweather Autoshine has become one of Devon’s premier Aluminum Structural repair facilities, with an excellent reputation as prestige car body repair specialists. The company has approvals from some of the World’s leading prestige vehicle manufacturers.

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The Motofix Group hosts successful apprenticeship event in Yeovil

The Motofix Group, one of the leading UK independent vehicle accident repair and bodyshop groups, …

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Motofix Accident Repair Centres and AutoRaise announce Career Guidance Event

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Expansion drives leading bodyshop group south west

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