W125721 -

Mechanic's assistant
Benn Doherty Mechanical Repairs

Benn Doherty’s is a great place to learn motor mechanics in this highly organised and professional service and repairs automotive centre. This is a friendly work environment where the host is highly skilled in assisting students to learn and practice a wide range of skills. This is a great opportunity to work in a super organised and successful automotive business.

This structured workplace learning (SWL) placement is available for Term 2, 2023 - one week block dates can be negotiated

This is a prearranged placement through the GOLDFIELDS LOCAL LEARNING EMPLOYMENT NETWORK. Please do not call the company direct. Please secure the placement through the portal by speaking with you teacher.

Skills You Might Learn

Learning from highly trained and experienced professionals’ students will gain valuable experiences and insights related to the automotive industry that will help develop and refine their skills and broaden their knowledge. This is also a great opportunity to gain employability skills such as teamwork, communication, initiative and problem solving.

Typical Tasks & Duties

Students will have the opportunity to observe and assist highly experienced service technicians. Each experience will vary depending on a student's areas of interest, training and ability. Some of the duties may include use and maintenance of workshop tools and equipment, application of safe work practices, observation of basic vehicle servicing operations. This is a busy employer offering genuine opportunities for young people to try out the industry and to progress and grow.

Student Requirements

• The requirement to fit in and work in a team environment
• Must be mechanically minded and have a passion for the automotive industry
• Be enthusiastic, keen to learn and be punctual
• Must be able to work hard and maintain attention to detail

Dress Requirements

Practical comfortable clothing appropriate for the workplace and sturdy closed shoes/work boots.

Special Transport Requirements

Local bus service located nearby with a short walk.


  • VIC20116 - VCAL Studies
Positions: 1 Position
ID Number: W125721
Industry Area: AUTOMOTIVE
Location: Bendigo - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: 9am to 5pm includes 30-minute lunch break
Added By: Goldfields Local Learning & Employment Network


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