Light vehicle apprentice - West Sussex KIA MOTORS UK LTD

An exciting opportunity for an apprentice to work alongside qualified technicians where you will be fully trained and work on all aspects of maintenance and repair of light vehicles from routine servicing, electrical fault diagnostics and observing and assisting technicians.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Saturday between 08:30 - 17:30. If Saturday is worked, you will get a day off during the week.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 May 2024

  • Date posted

    09 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000221426

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Servicing
  • MOTs
  • Vehicle maintenance
  • Observing and assisting technicians
  • Car technicians will be expected to see whether components and systems are secure and working properly

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) Apprenticeship Standard
  • Not only will apprentices be working and be trained within the garage they will attend a Kia-approved college to work towards achieving their Level 3 Standard in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
  • A skills coach will visit at least every 28 days as part of a close support network to ensure that apprentices are both enjoying and succeeding in their course

An apprentice’s training includes:

  • Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) Apprenticeship Standard
  • Vocational related qualification (technical certificate)
  • Electric Vehicle training
  • Before the Standard is met, all apprentices must hold a certificate that meets the EU’s 2014 F-gas regulation

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

A possible full-time career within the automotive industry with many opportunities to progress to positions of responsibility including a service manager, master technician and dealership principles. The opportunities are endless.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

None

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4+) Essential

About the employer

Kia produces a variety of models, from sporty compact hatchbacks to family cars and people carriers. Across the range, you can find vehicles boasting five-star Euro NCAP safety ratings, highly spacious interiors, premium finishes and clever infotainment systems. Not to mention the next-generation engines with alternative fuel and running options such as Plug-In Hybrids and Electric Vehicles.

Employer

KIA MOTORS UK LTD

Address

London Road

Washington

Pulborough

RH20 4AJ

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Training

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Contact

Hannah Edwards

hannah.edwards@skillnet.org.uk

01923216165

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician - light vehicle

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


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