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Apprentice Technician

Are you looking to start your career and fancy learning in the workplace?

We are a young, friendly and established family run business, specialising in the sales and service of garden and estate machinery throughout the Preston and Lancaster area.

We are looking for an individual who is at the beginning of their career in mechanics - perhaps you are a school leaver or someone who has dabbled a bit in mechanics? You will receive top quality training which could lead to nationally recognised industry qualifications and you will be paid throughout your training too.

About the job:

You will work and train alongside experienced Technicians within a busy workshop. You will gain practical skills and experience whilst shadowing their work so that you are able to learn first-hand how to repair and service garden machinery.

You will be expected to take a hands-on approach to the work which will involve service and repairing machinery, maintenance and cleaning of workshop, basic workshop stock control, cleaning of customer machinery.

About you:

You will have good communication skills and be able to demonstrate excellent timekeeping and attendance. You will have the ability to work as part of a team and get on with others. Be honest, flexible and willing to learn.

Finding us:

We are easily accessible from J33 M6, the Bay Gateway and are situated just a 15 minute drive from Lancaster city centre.

How to apply

If you wish to be considered for this role, please email your CV to

If you would like more information, please call on 01524 791360.

Armstrongs Garden Machinery Ltd, 

Wallace Lane, 

Forton, Preston, 


Opening Times:

Mon-Fri 8:30-17:00

Sat 8:30-12:30


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