Kia Light Vehicle Apprentice - Guildford SNOWS BUSINESS HOLDINGS LIMITED

Snows 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: 02 Jul 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, 09.00am - 05.00pm. May include some Saturdays. Breaks to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    10 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000250194

  • 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
  • Functional skills in English and maths if required

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.

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician - light vehicle / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

Blended on/off the job training and location to be confirmed.

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, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Patience, Physical fitness, No skills required, Full training will be provided

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Representing some of the automotive industry's most prestigious brands, Snows provides motorists across the south and the south west of England with a level of customer service that goes unsurpassed. We are proud of the quality of vehicles that we sell, and take satisfaction in delivering an experience to our customers that goes beyond that of an average dealership. We currently have 52 franchised dealerships, 5 Approved Service Centres and 4 multi-franchise Used Car Centres in various locations across the South. It's our aim to deliver high-quality, affordable motoring to as many as we can. With our wide range of franchised dealers, choose from a selection of new cars or vans from Abarth, Alfa Romeo, BMW, Citroen, CUPRA, Fiat, Jeep, Kia, Lexus, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz Vans, MINI, Peugeot, SEAT, Toyota, Vauxhall and Volvo. In addition to the new cars on offer we have approved used Abarth, Alfa Romeo, BMW, CUPRA, Fiat, Jeep, Kia, Lexus, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz Vans, MINI, Peugeot, SEAT, Toyota, Vauxhall, and Volvo vehicles, so we are sure at Snows we will almost certainly have a vehicle to suit your demands. Plus, with money-saving special offers and competitive car finance also available, value is assured and the purchase of a new or used vehicle easy. Also, our used car and van outlets Snows Car Centre provides you with a wide range of used cars and vans for multiple franchises.

Employer

SNOWS BUSINESS HOLDINGS LIMITED

Address

33 Moorfield Road

Slyfield Industrial Estate

Guildford

GU1 1RU

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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

Shannon Brownsell

shannon.brownsell@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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