Kia Light Vehicle Apprentice - Bedford BELLS MOTOR GROUP LTD

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: 31 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    10 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • 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) qualification:

  • 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 Northgate team.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

About the employer

Welcome to Bells Motor Group With over 55 years’ automotive experience, Bells Motor Group is a name you can rely on Whether you’re looking for a brand-new Volvo or one of the latest Kia cars, you’ll find the perfect model at Bells Motor Group. The complete range from both manufacturers is available for you to view and take for a test drive. Starting from your first enquiry to our dealership, we’ll support you in finding, obtaining and enjoying a new vehicle, with no pressure to make a quick purchase. You can also select an approved used car from us, and we always keep a wide range in stock to give you more choice. Every model has been thoroughly inspected and verified before sale, confirming that it’s in the best-possible condition. We can help you to find the ideal second-hand Kia or pre-owned Volvo that meets your needs and budget. The manufacturers we represent are known and respected globally for building safe, reliable and stylish cars. We uphold the reputations of both Volvo and Kia at all of our dealerships, ensuring that you receive the finest service and the care you expect and deserve. As a family-run business, we have a strong customer focus and work hard to deliver the best experience. We understand that you’ll want to treasure your car and keep it in top condition for as long as possible. You can, therefore, return to us with your Kia or Volvo at any time during your ownership for expert repairs and maintenance. Our technicians have been fully trained to look after your vehicle, and we use only genuine Volvo or Kia parts to work on the respective models. To choose a new car for private, business or Motability use, pick out an approved used car, or book in for servicing and MOT testing, please contact us today. We’ll be happy to discuss your needs and provide the best solution with an attractive quotation. Please note for monitoring and training purposes all calls made to and from Bells Motor Group will be recorded.




Riverfield Drive


MK41 0SF

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Training provider


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


Jose Faria


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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