Furrows of Shrewsbury Kia - Light Vehicle Apprenticeship KIA MOTORS UK LTD

Furrows of Shrewsbury are looking to take on a Kia Light Vehicle Apprentice. This 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: 30 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • 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 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    07 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000229035

  • 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 technicians' jobs fall into three categories:

  • Servicing - working to manufacturer servicing guidelines to ensure the vehicle's 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
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)

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

No skills required, Full training will be provided

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Desired

About the employer

Furrows Kia are the expert for Kia cars in Shrewsbury and Telford providing a complete range of services for motorists including servicing, accident repair and parts. Furrows Kia always have a great selection of new and used Kia cars in stock at Shrewsbury and Telford. We are knowledgable in all things Kia, and promise full guidance plus a friendly and welcoming service to all our customers. Kia owners in the Shrewsbury and Telford areas can rely on Furrows Kia to look after their Kia with our large aftersales division for servicing and repair plus we offer MOT's for all makes and model of car and light commercial. Our Kia parts department can supply a clip to an engine and our Accident Repair Centre can get you on the road with the least inconvenience.

Employer

KIA MOTORS UK LTD

Address

Harlescott Lane

Battlefield Way

SY1 3EQ

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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

+441923216165

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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