Kia Light Vehicle Apprentice - Taunton HOWARD GARAGES (WESTON) LIMITED

Perrys Group Limited are looking to take on a Kia Light Vehicle Apprentice. An exciting opportunity for an apprentice to work alongside qualified technicians where you will be fully trained in all aspects of maintenance and repair of light vehicles, from routine servicing to electrical fault diagnostics. Observing and assisting technicians.

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm. May include some Saturdays. Breaks to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000227894

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Day to day tasks will always vary, but will normally include but not be limited to:

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

The car technician's jobs fall into three categories:

  • Servicing - working to manufacturer servicing guidelines to ensure vehicle running at optimum performance
  • Maintenance - replacing parts that have wear and tear before they fail 
  • Repair - diagnosing the reason for vehicle failure and fixing the problem

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-to achieve 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

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 being a Service Manager, Master Technician and Dealership Principles. The opportunities are endless
  • By having a highly regarded set of skills, apprentices can go on to develop their career within the specific interests they may have, progressing through their dealership and be an asset to Kia Motor Group

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade C or 4) Essential

About the employer

Welcome to Perrys Ford, we're a franchised dealership for new Ford cars and vans. We are a Motability accredited premier dealer, plus we have a wide selection of quality used Ford cars available to suit all budgets. Take a look at our used car stock, nearly new deals and new special offers. We Service, MOT and offer all vehicle repairs at our Ford dealerships, which all cost less than you might think.

Employer

HOWARD GARAGES (WESTON) LIMITED

Address

142 Priorswood Road

Taunton

TA2 8DN

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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

Sean Hogan

sean.hogan@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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