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Renault Trucks Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship RH Body Works

Remit are recruiting on behalf of R H Body works 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: 23 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

    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

    Days and hours tbc

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    15 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001724373

  • 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 of 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

None specified. 

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

Desired qualifications

  • Due to the location of the position, it is preferable 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.


About the employer

R H Bodyworks are one of the largest car & commercial vehicle paint and accident repair facilities in the UK. With customers ranging from private motorists to multinational insurers, we offer a wide range of vehicle accident repair, paint repair and bodyshop services for all cars and commercial vehicles.

Employer

RH Body Works

Address

A140 Ipswich Road

Eye

IP23 8AW

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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 Renault Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Manufacturer Apprenticeship programme, delivered by Remit Training.

Awarding Body: Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI).

Training is delivered in the workplace and on block release at Remits dedicated Academy in Derby. This means you will be required to stay in a hotel for 15 separate weeks (Monday to 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 either in the workplace or remotely via Microsoft Teams, giving 1-2-1 advice and guidance to help you achieve the following IMI qualifications:

  • Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Level 3
  • Functional Skills Level 2 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.

Apply now

Closing date: 23 Oct 2021