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Apprentice Heavy Vehicle Technician (HGV) -Sapphire Vehicle Services Sapphire Vehicle Services Limited

Sapphire Vehicle Services is searching for talented people to join our HGV Technician Apprenticeship Scheme to be developed into tomorrow’s best Heavy Vehicle Repair Technicians.

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Closing date: 04 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 08:00am - 16:30pm including ½ hour unpaid lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    02 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Technicians will be trained in all aspects of heavy vehicle repair and will include diagnostics using OEM equipment for Mercedes, Scania, DAF & IVECO.

Our HGV Technicians service and maintain all aspects of our modern and varied fleet of heavy goods vehicles, trailers & tail lifts.

Our fully equipped and IRTEC accredited Workshops all have the ability to complete:

  • Roller brake tests
  • Tacho calibrations
  • Air conditioning service/repairs
  • Windscreen repair
  • Tail lift statutory inspections & weight tests

And much more...

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The successful applicant will be confident, self-motivated and keen to work as part of a team. An interest in the automotive and engineering industries, an inquisitive nature and a desire to fix things are just as important as academic achievements.

Personal qualities

Sapphire Vehicle Services are looking for ambitious individuals who are enthusiastic about developing a successful career in engineering.

Desired qualifications

Grade 4/C in maths and English or equivalent qualifications are desirable (applicants who do not meet the criteria above will be assessed by a college representative and complete further maths and English diagnostics)

Future prospects

On the successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will be a fully qualified Heavy Vehicle Technician where the career prospects are excellent.

Things to consider

Training is not all practical. We believe that learning to use a computer and understanding the theory behind the practical work is very important.

The successful candidate will attend block release at SMB Group, Stephenson College campus, in Coalville. During this time, they will be required to stay away from home in host accommodation. All travel and food costs will be covered.

About the employer

Sapphire Vehicles Services Limited is a commercial vehicle fleet management company with a service provision packaged to offer a clearly defined portfolio of support services to both new and existing companies.


Sapphire Vehicle Services Limited


Knights Park Road


RG21 6XE

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Stephenson College


Maddie Wood

Level 3 Heavy Vehicle service and maintenance technician. 

  • Functional Skills Level 2 (if applicable)
  • Block release at SMB Group, Stephenson College campus, Coalville, Leicestershire

Apprenticeship standard

Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician

Level 3 (A level)

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