Mechanic: Neerajh’s Auto Clinic

One-stop auto repair shop at your service

Neerajh’s Auto Clinic is an RMJapproved service and repair centre situated in the Central Business District of Newcastle. “We specialise in the repair of the all makes and models.”

What does it take to be successful in this career?
It takes hard work and dedication.

What do you have to study, both at secondary and tertiary level, to qualify for this career?
You have to study Motor Mechanics and minimum, N3.

How many years of study does it take to qualify?
You can qualify within three to four years.

What kind of person do you think is best suited to this type of career, e.g. patient, methodical, a people’s person, etc.
Basically you have to be systematic and patient. Naturally, you would have to be a people’s person to make it in this career path.

What is the most rewarding part of your job and/or career?
To see your customers satisfied at the end of the day is the most rewarding part of the job. “If they’re happy, I know I’ve done my job well.”

What are the things you look for when hiring aspirant employees in your field?
Candidates who are passionate and have a love of cars make for the best employees. Working in this field takes determination and perseverance.

What does your average working day consist of?
General services, engine overhauls and diagnostics.

What advice can you give to students who are interested in your field of study?
“Again, you need to have a passion for cars, and be able to solve problems on the spot.”

What are the benefits of running a business in a growing economy such as Newcastle?
“You get to meet people from all walks of life, while creating and fostering long-term relationships with clients.” Neerajh’s Auto Clinic prides itself in creating employment for the youth in a developing economy.

Photo: Neerajh Ranjithparsadh, and hs son, Tushar.

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