Kia Apprenticeship

Light Vehicle Technician

Location: Mansfield

About the Job

An exciting opportunity for the Apprentices to be trained using the latest diagnostic equipment to provide them with the relevant skills to react to the ever-changing technological developments within the car industry. 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
  • Observing and assisting technicians

Future prospects

A full-time career within the automotive industry with many opportunities to progress. 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.

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

Personal qualities

  • A keen interest in vehicles, the learner must be hard working and motivated with an interest to learn new skills

Desired qualifications

Minimum of 3 GCSEs or equivalent grade A*-D/9-3 in English and maths required.

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