Kia Light Vehicle Apprentice - Coulsdon THINK ONE 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. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

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Closing date: 31 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 - Saturday, 08:30 - 17:30. If Saturday is worked, you will get a day off during the week.

    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

    VAC1000250346

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Servicing
  • MOT’s
  • 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

  • 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 achieving their L3 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 (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 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

None

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

Here at Group 1 Automotive, we’re here to make car buying easy. Whether you’re buying a new or used car or van, we make the purchasing and ownership journey enjoyable and convenient. Plus, we ensure peace of mind with approved servicing and repairs for worry-free ownership. Our official retailers in the East and South East of England offer a diverse collection of vehicles, from high-performance brands like Audi and BMW to everyday favourites like Kia and ŠKODA. From premium used Land Rovers to the latest Ford models – there’s a vehicle for everyone..

Employer

THINK ONE LIMITED

Address

Pipers Road

Coulsdon

CR5 2AR

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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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