Exeter: 01392 716777 | Newton Abbot: 01626 355111

Exeter: 01392 716777 | Newton Abbot: 01626 355111

Kia Light Vehicle Apprentice | Exeter

Kia Light Vehicle Apprentice | Exeter

Location: Speedwell Kia | Exeter
Date Posted: 06-06-2024 09:47:25
Last Updated: 06-06-2024 10:07:01

Desirable Skills:

  • Communication skills
  • Team working
  • GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade C or 4) Desired

Full Job Description

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.

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.

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 Speedwell Group.

Expected duration

  • 30 Months

Possible start date

  • 01 Jul 2024

See more information at : Kia Light Vehicle Apprentice - Speedwell Exeter - Find an apprenticeship (findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk) or contact us.

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About Us

Speedwell has become synonymous in the Devon automotive industry with trust, quality and excellent customer service. Speedwell Group is a family run business with a genuine family ethos at our core, many of our staff have been with us for our entire 20 year history. This means it should come as no surprise that many of our customers have been with us for our whole journey too, coming back time and again.

Speedwell Group’s reputation has consistently grown and enabled us to expand by adding a Kia Franchise and two new sites! Speedwell now boasts Speedwell Kia in Exeter and Newton Abbot as well as Speedwell Online in Kingsteignton, creating an extremely strong offering for customers across our three dealerships.

The support of our local customers is responsible for Speedwell’s success and we endeavour to support our community in the best ways we can. Speedwell is very active in the local community, sponsoring a football club, a trans-Atlantic rowing team and countless local shows.

We are extremely proud of our customer feedback and satisfaction reports, consistently ranking amongst the highest in the country within our franchises. So if you know someone who’s dealt with us please ask them what they thought, we rely on word of mouth recommendations as a smaller family run dealership group!

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