01254 919000


Trident Park, Trident Way,
Blackburn BB1 3NU

Automotive Trainer

Hippo Motor Group have an exciting new opportunity for an experienced Automotive trainer to lead and accelerate our new Hippo Training Academy. Due to rapid expansion and future growth plans, we are introducing our own in-House training programmes to produce highly skilled specialists in a wide range of After Sales roles, including Workshop Technicians, Bodyshop Painters, Panel Beaters, Smart Repair technicians and tyre technicians. You will be responsible for facilitating the training programmes and ensuring our trainees and apprentices receive exceptional levels of teaching. Our Preparation Center services over 800 vehicles a month so the ideal candidate will be ready for a challenge and be able to provide innovative ideas and solutions. This is an amazing opportunity for a passionate mentor to not only help shape careers but to contribute to After Sales productivity and business success.

£30,000 - £40,000 OTE
Full Time - Permanent
Employment Type
Job Reference
  • Facilitate and deliver high-quality training to Hippo trainees and apprentices
  • Monitor learner’s progress and ensure training plans are completed effectively
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders to ensure a high standard of training is provided
  • Provide both classroom and practical-based training
  • Supporting learners on their development journey
  • Form relationships with local schools and apprentice providers to promote Hippo and our Training Academy
  • Assist with developing internal training resources
  • Enable improved performance and productivity of our departments
  • Level 3 Light Vehicle Maintenance qualification (Essential)
  • Proven experience as a light vehicle technician
  • Experience /knowledge of Vehicle Body shop(preferred)
  • Existing teaching and/or Coaching experience, and qualification (preferred)
  • Exceptional coaching and mentoring skills
  • Ability to motivate and drive a team
  • Highly competent written English skills and ability to effectively create/complete training material
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate with a range of stakeholders
  • Self Driven and the ability to work on own your initiative with minimal supervision
  • Full and valid UK driving licence
  • The opportunity to work in a high-class multimillion pound preparation centre.
  • 30 days annual leave (increasing with length of service)
  • Rapid company expansion providing excellent development and career opportunities
  • Excellent departmental incentives
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Great Staff rates on Car Finance
  • Friendly and supportive Work Colleges and Management
  • Regular staff socials
  • Company Pension scheme

Hippo Motor Group sell on average 800 vehicles to our customers every month, supplying a wide vehicle range from small city cars right through to high end luxury cars. We specialise in offering tailor made finance options to suit customer needs. Continual business growth provides opportunities for our employees to develop and exceed within each role. At Hippo we pride ourselves in providing excellent customer service which means our loyal customer base return to us year on year.

Applying for the Job

To apply, please submit CV & Cover Letter to our recruitment team at careers@hippomotorgroup.co.uk, or use the form below. Please be sure to quote the relevant role reference number found at the top of this page. We look forward to hearing from you.