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Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship Guest Trucks

Remit are recruiting on behalf of Guest Truck & Van 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

    Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Sep 2021

  • Date posted

    13 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001711281

  • 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

A minimum of GCSE at grade 3 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

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

The UK's largest IVECO Dealer Group Fiat Van Dealer, with 13 sites, has been a family owned and run business for over a century. The Group now covers an area of responsibility for IVECO which includes East Midlands, West Midlands, North Wales, Cambridgeshire, Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Staffordshire and South Yorkshire. As an IVECO dealer our network includes 13 full service dealerships, supported by local agreements with an additional eight authorised IVECO repairers. IVECO Vans, IVECO Trucks, Service, Parts, Repair Maintenance, Used Vans, Plylining, Tyres, Bodyshops, Aftersales and everything else for your van and truck in West Bromwich, Birmingham, Coventry, Wolverhampton, Leicester, Boston, Cambridge, Norwich, Peterborough, South Normanton, Sheffield, Nottingham and Stoke.

Employer

Guest Trucks

Address

Ely Road

Cambridge

CB25 9PG

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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:

  • 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