Kia Light Vehicle Apprentice - Chichester BIRCHWOOD MOTOR GROUP 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. Car technicians will be expected to see whether components and systems are secure and working properly.

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Closing date: 30 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 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

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000250329

  • 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 the 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 careers within the specific interests they may have, progressing through their dealership and being 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

Qualifications

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

About the employer

At Birchwood Kia in Sussex, you can choose from the latest new and used Kia cars, or have your current Kia model serviced by manufacturer-trained technicians. Our Kia dealerships are located in Eastbourne, Washington, and, Chichester whenever you visit our, friendly team will ensure that you feel at home. Our state-of-the-art showrooms boast the full award-winning Kia range, allowing you to choose a model that matches your exact requirements. We also stock a fantastic range of electric vehicles.

Employer

BIRCHWOOD MOTOR GROUP LIMITED

Address

18 Terminus Road

Chichester

PO19 8TX

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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

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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