Apprentice Technician - New Ascot Drive Branch! KAM Servicing - Ascot Drive

This is an exciting opportunity to work as an apprentice technician with KAM Servicing, a growing family business with bases all across the East Midlands. This is a great chance to learn the skills you need to get into the motor industry whilst also gaining valuable work experience from professionals.

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Closing date: 21 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    21 Days + standard statutory annual leave.

    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 09:00 - 17:00. 1-hour lunch break per day. Exact shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    07 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Mechanic - Learning all aspects of the Motor trade:

  • Perform simple automotive repairs
  • Follow car checklists
  • Learn repair techniques
  • Write estimates
  • Inspect and test vehicles
  • Test car batteries
  • Clean shop, inventory, and customer areas
  • Disassemble vehicles and engines
  • Order vehicle parts
  • Shadowing and learning from experienced mechanics/technicians

The training you will be getting

Apprenticeship - Auto-care Technician - Level 2.

This apprenticeship will be completed by working 4-days per week onsite with the employer, learning the job role and gaining valuable work experience, and then 1-day per week attending Derby College to complete coursework and assessments.

English and maths Functional Skills may be completed alongside the apprenticeship if necessary, however, passing this will be mandatory to receive the apprenticeship qualification.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • MOT tester
  • Diagnostic technician
  • Depo manager
  • Area manager

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Hard-working, Reliable, Good work ethic, Efficient, Enthusiastic, Independent, Interest in Cars and Vehicles, Methodical, Able to follow instruction, Quick Learner


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade E/2 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade E/2 or above) Essential

Things to consider

If we are interested in taking your application further, you will receive an email from a Derby College email address ( Please make sure to check your Inbox as well as your Spam/Junk folders, to avoid missing out on this opportunity. Please consider whitelisting the domain in your email system. Failure to respond to emails will lead to withdrawal of your application.

About the employer

KAM Servicing is a family business which was established in Derbyshire over 30 years ago. What began as a small, family run garage in Sawley, Derbyshire is now one of the largest independent Garage chains in the East Midlands. 32 years on, there are now 15 centres spread across the East Midlands covering areas from M1 Junction 24 to Junction 28 - continued expansion will see more sites coming online over the next few years.


KAM Servicing - Ascot Drive


KAM Servicing

Ascot Drive


DE24 8GW

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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


Niall Nanson

01332 387420

Apprenticeship standard

Autocare technician

Level 2 (GCSE)

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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