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Volvo Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Apprenticeship M C Truck & Bus

Remit Group are recruiting on behalf of MC Truck & Bus who are looking for a new Heavy vehicle apprentice to join their highly skilled Volvo Trucks team.

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

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Closing date: 22 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £175.50

  • Working week

    Shifts: 6am - 2:30pm, Monday - Friday or 2pm - 10pm Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    29 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001731291

  • Positions

    1 available

As part of the Volvo Manufacturer apprenticeship programme, you will receive training in the workplace from highly skilled Volvo Technicians and attend block release at the Remit Automotive Academy in Derby, over a period of 3 years and will achieve an IMI level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician qualification.

You will be taught how to repair, service and MOT cutting edge technology trucks, buses, luxury coaches and hybrids.

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
  • To represent MC Truck & Bus and Volvo UK respectively in a professional and courteous manner always when dealing with customers and the general public
  • Liaise with parts department to attain parts

A certain amount of administration is also required to maintain the vehicles repair and service records as well as MC Truck & Bus' records.

Working hours:

Please note: There may be slight variance to shift start and finish times per depot but generally the shift pattern is:

Earlies - 6:00am - 2:15pm Monday - Thursday and 6:00am - 2:30pm on Friday
Lates - 2:00pm - 10:15pm Monday - Thursday and 1:30pm - 10:00pm on Friday


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Due to modern vehicle technology, we require an individual with good numeracy, literacy, and ICT skills.

Personal qualities

Applicants for this position must have a keen interest in the motor industry.

Desired qualifications

  • If you have achieved a level 2 or higher in heavy vehicle maintenance, you may not be eligible for the apprenticeship
  • Minimum of GCSE (or equivalent) grades of 9-4/A*-C in English and maths

Future prospects

MC Truck and Bus are currently recruiting for high quality Apprentices to train as a Volvo Technician through the award-winning Volvo Technician Apprenticeship Programme which is considered one of the best in the industry.

Things to consider

Closing Dates: Please submit your application along with your CV as soon as possible to avoid disappointment; we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of applications Travel: Please check you are able to travel to MC Truck & Bus in Witham branch easily each day.

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

With roots firmly planted in the commercial vehicles market, MC Truck & Bus have been providing transport solutions for over 30 years. With a demonstrable track record of consistently delivering new and preowned vehicle sales, contract hire, rental, fleet and asset management, maintenance and support services on a national level, MC Truck & Bus are proudly part of the Volvo Trucks dealer network.

Founded in 1927, Volvo is one of the world's leading manufacturers of heavy commercial vehicles and diesel engines. Delivering cutting edge innovation and technical excellence while staying true to their core values of Saftey, Quality and Environmental impacts.

Employer

M C Truck & Bus

Address

Unit 20

Colchester Road

Witham

CM8 3DH

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Training

Training provider

REMIT GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Remit Ltd

Contact

Emily Draven

This is a Volvo 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 Remit's dedicated 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 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

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

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Closing date: 22 Oct 2021