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Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship Grays Trucks

Remit are recruiting on behalf of Iveco Retail who have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to start their career and join their skilled team as a Heavy Vehicle Technician. If you are interested, apply now!

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

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Closing date: 25 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, hours TBC

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Sep 2021

  • Date posted

    11 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001709893

  • Positions

    1 available

A Heavy Vehicle Service Technician will inspect, maintain, and repair large vehicles weighing 3.5 tonnes and over.

The Heavy Vehicle Technicians jobs fall into three main categories:

  • Servicing - carrying out checks
  • Maintenance - replacing/repairing engine parts
  • Diagnostics - using the latest diagnostic equipment

As an apprentice, you will observe, learn and gain an understanding of a wide range of engineering skills and processes while under the instruction of skilled technical staff.

You will be able to:

  • Demonstrate these skills and processes as the training period progresses by working independently or with a team
  • Learn and understand the importance of Health and safety within the workplace
  • Learn the fundamental technologies - Heavy Vehicle chassis design, engine, fuels, transmissions, hydraulic and air braking, etc.
  • Develop the skills to construct or modify apparatus and instruments from verbal instructions and drawings
  • Learn how to maintain workshop equipment and to keep it in good repair

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Commitment and enthusiasm are a must and a passion for motor vehicles and physical work would be an advantage.

Personal qualities

You will need to be comfortable with a wide range of vehicles such as trucks, buses, agricultural machinery and plant equipment. Being a Heavy Vehicle technician requires a reasonable level of physical strength and stamina.

Desired qualifications

Due to the nature of the role and 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 GCSE Grade 3/D or equivalent in English Language or maths.

Future prospects

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

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Welcome to IVECO Retail Limited in London.

Based in the south east of United Kingdom, we as IVECO RETAIL operate within the most dynamic areas and aim to keep your transport business productive.

Any IVECO van and truck requirements are looked after across our 4 busy workshops in Croydon, Heathrow, Reading and Farnborough. With hundreds of genuine IVECO parts delivered daily and our 24h servicing Monday to Friday, repairs and maintenance are performed by our qualified, experienced IVECO technicians.

Our mission is to insure your IVECO vehicle is back on the road with the minimum amount of downtime.

As an official IVECO RETAIL dealer, we have an extensive range of new and used IVECO vehicles available. Each benefiting from the world-class manufacturer's durability and performance standards, suitable for all application types.

Our experienced truck and van sales teams are always on hand to offer advice and assistance with a full knowledge and expertise to help you find your perfect truck and van.

We are confident that you will find the right combination of comfort, style, economy and durability on the IVECO vehicle ranges.

Employer

Grays Trucks

Address

Arrowhead Road

Reading

RG7 4AZ

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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 (Monday - Friday) 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:

  • Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Level 3
  • Functional Skills in English & maths (if required)

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.

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Closing date: 25 Sep 2021