Would you like a career as a mechanic working for Kia, a dynamic and exciting brand whose company ethos is 'Family-like Care'? Duties include investigation, repair and service of vehicles, producing estimates and carrying out diagnostics.
Are you passionate about a long-term career within the automotive industry? Do you strive to become a fully qualified Vehicle Technician? Do you want to join the UK's most exciting and dynamic car brand whose company ethos is 'Family-like Care'? If the answer is yes, then the Kia Apprenticeship Programme could be the career route for you. Premier Automotive are currently looking to recruit a Kia Light Vehicle Technician Apprentice to join the team at their busy dealership. This is an exciting role with first-class training and outstanding long-term career prospects.
Duties will include:
- Working alongside qualified Kia technicians with the investigation, repair and service of vehicles
- Producing estimates
- Carrying out diagnostics
- Warranty work
- Assisting with MOTs on Kia vehicles
- Other general technical duties and general housekeeping
- Good customer service skills/ability to liaise at all levels
How to apply for this vacancy
You can apply for this vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service. If you require any assistance with applying for this vacancy please contact us on 0115 945 7260 or email the apprenticeship team.
Application deadline: 20/10/2021
Possible start date: 08/11/2021
- Excellent communication skills
- Computer literate
- Ability to use own initiative
- Meticulous attention to detail
Minimum entry requirements: Maths, English Language and ICT grades A*-C (new grading 9-4) or equivalent
There is the potential of a permanent role with the organisation upon successful completion of your apprenticeship, however, this will be determined by the employer. Your salary shall be reviewed throughout your apprenticeship.
Additional questions for candidates
During the application process you will be asked the following additional question(s) below. To prepare yourself, have a think about how you might answer them.
Why do you want to become a light vehicle technician?
Do you have a driving license?
Premier KIA are one of the longest established Kia dealers in the country having sold and serviced Kia since the late nineties. In 2020 Premier were awarded "Global Dealer of The Year" confirming our status as one of the top 30 of over 2,000 global dealers for performance standards. And In 2019, as in 2016, Premier Kia Dukinfield were awarded Prestigous Kia Dealer status by the factory, an award given only to the top 3 percentile of worldwide dealerships in acknowledgment of customer service provision, and sales performance.
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(40 hours per week)
|Expected duration||36 months|
|Related course||Kia National Apprenticeship Programme|
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).