Scania Heavy Vehicle Apprenticeship Pip Bayleys Truck Centre
An exciting opportunity for an apprentice to work alongside qualified technicians where you will be trained in dealing with all aspects of the maintenance and repair of heavy vehicles.
Closing date: 30 Oct 2017
The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 40.00
Possible start date
01 Nov 2017
22 Dec 2016
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
An exciting opportunity to work as part of a highly skilled work force that is committed to quality. The course is fully supported with all of the training you require to become fully qualified. With the rapid increase in the complexity of today’s trucks – and the technology needed to keep them up and running – first class training for those involved in the vital servicing and maintenance of these vehicles has become more important than ever. The Scania Apprentice Programme gives you the chance to join the select group of specialist technicians working on some of the most modern, sophisticated trucks on the road.
The day to day tasks include:
- Observing and assisting senior technicians
- Following health and safety procedures
- All aspects of vehicle maintenance and repair
Requirements and prospects
Full training will be provided, no skills required
A keen interest in heavy vehicles, hard working and well motivated. The apprentice must have excellent communication skills verbal and written.
Minimum of 3 GCSE’s or equivalent (A-C in English and Maths required)
About the employer
Practical skills and experience will be gained at the Scania service point you work at, while the training and knowledge you need to support them will come through attending the Scania Training Centre, which is located in Loughborough. Your training begins with a week's induction at the Outward Bound Centre in Aberdovey alongside other Scania Apprentices from around the country. After this your training will take place at the Scania Training Centre with its specialist instructors and dedicated workshop facilities.
On successfully completing your training, which takes a total of three years, you will leave the Scania Training Centre with an Advanced Apprenticeship in Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (Heavy Vehicle), which will include:
- VCQ Level 2 and 3 in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance & Repair
- Technical Certificate and Diploma
- Functional Skills Qualifications in Maths, English and ICT
You will also have completed four Scania recognised product-training courses, three of which go toward the Scania Master Technician Programme.
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet
Kurt McKenna 01923 216 165 Kurt.McKenna@Skillnet.org.uk
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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017