November 2017 Auburn Tyre & Mechanical Services

Auburn Tyre & Mechanical Services has been established for over 30 years. Current owners Eddy Taras and Tarkan Yuksel took over the business some four years ago. Their areas of expertise are mechanical work, supply and fitting of tyres and registration inspections.

They offer year 11 and 12 students, who are studying Automotive as part of the Higher School Certificate, weekly work placements in their workshop.

Students assist tradespeople, clean, check tyre pressure and fill in drop cards in the week they are there.

Co-owner, Eddy Taras, says “Overall the students are well mannered and switched on. We like to observe them in the week they are with us. We look for students who are honest, listen and ask questions. Attitude counts – it is everything! The MWLP Linking Youth Program is a good way for us to find future apprentices. We have offered students casual work with us as well.”

To find out how your business can become involved in hosting HSC students for week-long work placements, please phone Peter Miller at MWLP on 4625 1863 or email

You could win promotion on C91.3FM, feature in the Macarthur Advertiser and win a lavish weekend high tea for two at the Swissotel Sydney.

Students also require work placement in other areas such as Business Services, Construction, Electrotechnology, Entertainment, Hospitality, Human Services, Information & Digital Technology, Metal & Engineering, Primary Industries, Retail and Tourism.

It’s a great way to showcase your business and it’s free.

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