Kia Light Vehicle Apprentice - East London GLYN HOPKIN LIMITED

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.

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Closing date: 30 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40

    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 with some Saturdays required. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    21 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000232905

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Servicing
  • 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

Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Level 3 (light vehicle):

  • 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

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

A 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. 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 the Glyn Hopkin Team


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Since our first site opened in 1993 the Glyn Hopkin Group has grown to become one of the UK’s largest and most successful automotive dealership networks. Today we operate over 35 sites across London, Essex, Hertfordshire, London, Suffolk, Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire where we work on behalf of the industry’s biggest manufacturers. They include Alpine, Dacia, MG, Nissan, Renault, Suzuki and Kia who we represent through the highest standards of customer service. For these leading brands we supply new and used cars and vans, deliver after sales support and champion the Motability Scheme. Both private and business customers are served from each of our locations, and no matter who walks through our doors we strive to leave them feeling fully supported and rewarded. We do this by providing generous offers and a wide range of vehicle choice alongside our excellent customer service. Award-winning guidance and real value are at the heart of what we do, and you can benefit from both today.

Employer

GLYN HOPKIN LIMITED

Address

1021 Romford Road

East london

London

E12 5LH

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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

Jose Faria

jose.faria@skillnet.org.uk

01923 216165

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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