"Come in to Widerange and meet the team for yourself". Widerange Auto Service began in 1983 ... a few friendly bets amoungst the neighbouring businesses " they will not last they are just too young ". Andrew and Kaye have provided 36 years of honest, friendly service and trained many young technitians along the way. Working hard in a growing improving industry is amazing and they have gained the respect of clients, peers and staff.
ANDREW NESTOR - Proprietor
Andrew has a love of cars and a passion for the mechanical industry. His ongoing dedication to a career in business and mechanics has been a successful and enjoyable one. Along the way he has personally accumulated an extreme wealth of knowledge and experience.
Andrew was experimenting and fixing cars in his parents back shed before he could reach the accelerator pedals or the steering wheel. He completed his apprenticeship at Quay Motors in Fremantle, being rewarded as workshop foreman immediately after becoming qualified at the age of nineteen. After this Andrew worked at BP Spearwood and Moloch Mechanical in Willetton for a short time ... before the birth of his very own successful business.
Andrew's enjoys Mountain biking, hiking and windsurfing and has been happily married to his teenage sweetheart, business partner Kaye and over this time have enjoyed raising a close knit family.
KAYE NESTOR - Proprietor
Kaye enjoys the challenge and changes of business and it's administration. Kaye and Andrew's other greastest achievement is raising three beautiful adults and enjoying there successes. Also just to keep them on there toes is they have eleven fantastic grandchildren .
Kaye's passion for business came at a very early age, starting with a comprehensive stamp collection ... inventing an extensive filing system. With this, her Mother announced "a talent in business and administration". This lead to Kaye working in accounting and secretarial clerk positions giving her much experience and confidence, prior to working at Widerange.
Kaye has a passion for nutrition and is a qualified fitness professional, having worked part time at Fernwood Health Club as a personal trainer. Kaye loves the arts and would one day like to pursue her water colour and portiture.
CAMERON FRIGERI - Mechanical Technician - commenced at Widerange 12/1/2011 ...
Cameron was trained by Widerange and is now an extremely diligent, competent fully certified motor technitian. Over the past eight years he has gained a great deal of knowledge and expertise in this industry and takes extreme pride in his work. He is consistant, honest, hard working and a very valued loyal staff member. He is intentive and will always welcome everyone politely with a genuine warm smile.
Cameron is a country lad from Green Head, re-locating to Perth in Jan 2011 to join our team. He has a passion for vehicles and vast worldly knowledge. During our group lunches he always comes up with facts and figures to impress us all.
MIGUEL TOTT - Apprentice Technitian - commenced at Widerange 18/2/2019 ...
Miguel is keen, grounded and super enthusiastic. We see a fabulous bright future for him as a mechanical technitian and know he will be a great role model amoungst his peers at tafe as he proceeds forward. He is already a great asset to our business and is quietly confident listening to all instrustions and asking great questions. We first met Miguel when he shared work experience with us from Applecross High School a couple of years prior. We saw that spark, commitment and potential to proceed with an apprenticeship and employeed Miguel soon after his year 12 graduation.
LOCHLAN HEWITT - Apprentice Technitian - commenced at Widerange 17/7/2017 - Transfered to Plant & Vehcile Services 18/07/19
Lochlan is passonate with high poformace machinery and decided he would like further knowledge in this part of the industry so has moved his training to a new employer that can provide this opportunity.
Lochlan is young, keen, loves cars and is involved in motor sport and performance vehicles. He is capable and very active in the workshop with knowledge above his years. He is helpful, reliable and polite with clients and staff and has respect for the proceedures in place for his further learnng.
He comes from a background, in out and around cars, bikes, sports, travel and opportunities to fuel his interests. He has potential to be in the top of his field and we can see has an appreciation of this fantastic changing industry.
CHRIS CRABTREE - Mechanical Technician - Commenced at Widerange 26/4/2012 - Resigned 28/07/2017
Chris gained many skills while working with us and has now moved north for further development and opportunities. He is in charge of a team of workers and is enjoying his fly in, fly out life.
...Chris has a quiet productive nature and is a confident fully certified motor mechanic. He has a very intelligent nature and works really well with other staff and management. He has a passion for computers and classic cars and drives a Skyline which is his pride and joy.
He came to us with two years work experience after working with the Marine Defence Services where he had developed much general knowledge of equipment and motors. Chris commenced his apprenticeship with us in 2012 with the added advantage of a great work edicate already having an interest in the mechanical industry.