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Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship D Morgan PLC

Remit are recruiting on behalf of D Morgan PLC who are currently on the search for an enthusiastic and passionate individual to join their Transport Workshop Team as a Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Apprenticeship.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 27 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.40

    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

    5/6 days, Monday - Saturday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    28 May 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Oct 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC091135353

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Service, Maintain and Repair a range of Class 4, 5 and 7 vehicles
  • Set up accessories and specific equipment on the vehicles
  • Ensure appropriate work logs are kept for all vehicles, all job cards and service sheets are completed in a timely manner
  • Working alongside a qualified Technician/Mentor learning how to carry out repairs according to industry procedures in a safe and responsible manner
  • To attain high levels of morale and focus to ensure the highest possible levels of productive efficiency, quality of workmanship and production finish in order to sustain growth in customer confidence in the service provided by Southern Cranes and Access
  • To represent Southern Cranes and Access in a professional manner when dealing with internal and external customers.

As a Heavy Vehicle Apprentice, you will gain an understanding and knowledge of the following:

  • The fundamentals of Heavy Vehicle technologies including; Heavy Vehicle chassis design, engine, fuels, transmissions, electrical (12/24v), air-conditioning, hydraulic and air braking, air suspension systems etc.
  • How to service, inspect and maintain vehicles and trailers to the expected standards and the importance of safety inspection and maintenance schedules to meet Operator’s (O) licence and legal obligations
  • The types and associated characteristics of Heavy Vehicles and their configurations and applications
  • Diagnosing principles and logical problem-solving techniques related to Heavy Vehicles

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • To be thorough and pay attention to detail
  • The ability to use your initiative
  • Analytical thinking skills
  • Persistence and determination
  • The ability to work well with others
  • To be able to carry out basic tasks on a computer or hand-held device

Personal qualities

We want to identify those people that are ambitious and demonstrate a willingness to learn, who are excited by the prospect of working in the automotive industry and want to become experts in their technical field.

  • A willingness to learn
  • Mechanical interest
  • Personal responsibility and resilience
  • Problem solving

Desired qualifications

Due to the location of the position, it is essential that you have a full UK driving licence or you live within an easy commutable distance to the location of the depot.

Ideally, a minimum of GCSEs at grades D/3 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

The company would aim to offer full-time employment to the successful candidate on completion of the Apprenticeship Scheme.


About the employer

D Morgan was established in 1950 by Denis Morgan and is a diverse family-run business with a national reputation. We have a dedicated in-house team of more than 220 people, ranging from Plant Operators through to Contracts and Design Management. Our linear management team of directors link quickly and efficiently with our operational teams.

As testament to our time-honoured culture and comprehensive capabilities, we have won many collaborative partnering awards through the Civil Engineering Contracts Association (CECA) and are winners for the 2020 Mersey Maritime Industry SME of the Year Award. We are a transparent organisation achieving compliance, independently audited by BSI and IIP.

Employer

D Morgan PLC

Address

Hooton Road

Ellesmere Port

CH66 7NG

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Training

Training provider

REMIT GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Remit Ltd

Contact

Matthew Nightingale

This is a Heavy Vehicle Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship Standard, delivered by Remit Group.

Training is delivered in the workplace and on block release at the Remit Academy in Derby. This means you will be required to stay in a hotel for 15 separate weeks (Mon – Fri) over the duration of the programme. All associated costs for training are met by the employer and there will be no cost to you.

You will also be assigned a dedicated Development Coach who will visit you every 4-6 weeks at the workplace, giving 1-2-1 information, advice and guidance.

As a result, you will receive the following qualification:

  • Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician apprenticeship standard
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprenticeship standard

Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 27 May 2022