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Kia Motor Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship Premier Automotive Ltd

Would you like a career as a mechanic working for Kia, a dynamic and exciting brand whose company ethos is 'Family-like Care'? Duties include investigation, repair and service of vehicles, producing estimates and carrying out diagnostics.

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Closing date: 19 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £200.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    16 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001753393

  • Positions

    2 available

Are you passionate about a long-term career within the automotive industry? Do you strive to become a fully qualified Vehicle Technician? Do you want to join the UK's most exciting and dynamic car brand whose company ethos is 'Family-like Care'? If the answer is yes, then the Kia Apprenticeship Programme could be the career route for you. Premier Automotive are currently looking to recruit a Kia Light Vehicle Technician Apprentice to join the team at their busy dealership. This is an exciting role with first-class training and outstanding long-term career prospects.

Duties will include:

  • Working alongside qualified Kia technicians with the investigation, repair and service of vehicles
  • Producing estimates
  • Carrying out diagnostics
  • Warranty work
  • Assisting with MOTs on Kia vehicles
  • Other general technical duties and general housekeeping
  • Good customer service skills/ability to liaise at all levels

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Meticulous attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Passionate about the automotive industry
  • Forward thinking and keen to learn with an interest in development and progression
  • Hardworking
  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Must have a 'can do' attitude
  • Polite and courteous
  • Have a keen interest in and knowledge of the motor vehicle industry
  • The willingness to also undertake basic duties as part of training
  • Mechanically minded

Desired qualifications

Minimum entry requirements: maths, English Language and ICT grades A*-C (new grading 9-4) or equivalent.

Future prospects

There is the potential of a permanent role with the organisation upon successful completion of your apprenticeship, however, this will be determined by the employer. Your salary shall be reviewed throughout your apprenticeship.


About the employer

Welcome to PREMIER in ROCHDALE.

Paul Ashcroft and his KIA sales team are available to demonstrate the exciting new KIA range, as well as our extensive used car selection. Our KIA service advisors will help you to maintain your KIA to the highest standards, and we offer free collection and delivery for servicing throughout the north west. All our experienced sales team are Motability accredited to provide the best advise and care, If you have any specific requirements just let us know. We're open 7 days a week.

Employer

Premier Automotive Ltd

Address

Molesworth Street

Rochdale

OL16 1TS

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Training

Training provider

NOTTINGHAM COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nottingham College

Contact

Nottingham College Apprenticeship Team

Candidates will work towards achieving the Light Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship standard at level 3. They will also be required to study towards achieving level 2 maths and English functional skills if they do not already hold equivalent qualifications.

The programme lasts for 36 months. The training incorporates underpinning knowledge in partnership and managed by EMTEC Colleges. Throughout the duration of the programme, the candidates will be expected to travel to EMTEC's training centre in Nottingham for 24 separate weeks to carry out skills training. Regular visits to the dealership from EMTEC Vocational Learning Advisors will take place, who will observe all evidence opportunities that occur naturally in the workplace.

Candidates will be expected to engage in self-directed learning outside of normal working hours, which will be monitored and tracked through an online e-portal. The apprentice, employer and provider are required to maintain a logbook that captures progress over the programme. Assessment includes: On-going assessment of soft skills and behaviours A behaviour assessment Knowledge and understanding tests at the end of Gateway 1 and 2 Skills tests at the end of Gateway 1 and 2.

This is followed by the synoptic assessment, of which there are four components:

  • Logbook (final year review to assess apprentice's progress)
  • Behaviour Assessment
  • Knowledge Test (an in-depth, online test exploring knowledge/understanding of the apprentice)
  • Skills test (two-day practical examination of the skills of the apprentice)

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)

Level 3 (A level)


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