Kia Light Vehicle Apprentice - Sutton Coldfield SUTTON PARK MOTOR COMPANY LIMITED

Kia's tailored apprenticeship programme enables apprentices to experience leading Education in Electrification. This is 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 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,660.00

    £7.50 Hourly

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 08:30am - 5.00pm (Saturdays may be included).

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    15 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000251327

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Day to day tasks will always vary, but will normally include:

  • Servicing
  • Vehicle maintenance
  • Observing and assisting technicians
  • Car technicians will be expected to see whether components and systems are secure and working properly

The Car Technicians jobs fall into three categories:

  • 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

The training you will be getting

  • Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle) Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Before the Standard is met, all apprentices must hold a certificate that meets the EUs 2014 F-gas regulation.
  • Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle) / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education
  • 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.

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
  • 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 a Service Manager, Master Technician and Dealership Principles. The opportunities are endless. Qualified Salary of up to £33,000. 

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 Sutton Park Group.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade C or 4) Desired

About the employer

Over the last 30 years, Sutton Park Group has grown into one of the most successful, family owned Motor Dealer Groups in the Midlands. Representing Kia, Renault and Dacia, the Group sells in excess of 5000 vehicles every year from it’s dealerships in 7 locations across Staffordshire, Warwickshire and the West Midlands. Sutton Park Group has always strived to exceed expectations by providing the highest quality and standard of service to all of our customers. The Company's Philosophy is one of continual improvement of service and all of our highly trained staff are encouraged to contribute.

Employer

SUTTON PARK MOTOR COMPANY LIMITED

Address

62 Chester Road North

Sutton Coldfield

Birmingham

B73 6SP

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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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