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MAN Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Apprentice Aquila Truck Centres

Remit are recruiting on behalf of Aquila Trucks Centres to recruit a heavy vehicle technician apprentice to join their skilled team of MAN Technicians. If you are interested, apply now!

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

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Closing date: 22 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £220.00

  • Working week

    8am - 4.30pm, Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    23 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001742673

  • Positions

    1 available

This apprenticeship is the MAN Truck & Bus Manufacturer programme.

A Heavy Vehicle Service Technician will inspect, maintain, and repair large vehicles weighing 3.5 tonnes and over such as HGV's and buses.

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

A certain amount of administration is also required to maintain the vehicles repair and service records as well as Aquila's records.

Hours: day shift 8am - 4:30pm for the first year, then day and night shift pattern from year 2.

Wages: Starting salary of £5.50 per hour for the first year, then raising to £10.20 per hour in year 3.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

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.

Personal qualities

The right candidate must be keen to learn and grow with the business and be interested in HGV's and their new technologies. Enthusiasm and punctuality is also a must.

Desired qualifications

  • If you have started or achieved a level 3 in heavy vehicle maintenance or a similar field, 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

This is a fast moving business that will allow for company progression and first class MAN training. MAN believe in providing an extensive, high quality Apprenticeship which gives their Apprentices the opportunity to advance, succeed and fulfil their ambitions for a career in the motor 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.


About the employer

Aquila Truck Centres, are the epitome of excellence for commercial vehicles across the United Kingdom. With state of the art centres in Tipton, Gloucester, Tamworth, Telford and Worcester they can offer their customers a fully tailored service from the sale of new and used commercial vehicles through to outstanding customer care to keep your fleet operating.

Aquila are a multifranchised dealer for MAN Trucks and Isuzu Trucks and their Technicians are fully qualified and specialist with these manufacturers and always use genuine parts.

Their talents don't stop there as through the relationships they have built over the years, they can service and maintain other brands such as Volvo Trucks, Scania, Renault Trucks, DAF and Mercedes-Benz.

Employer

Aquila Truck Centres

Address

Chimney Road

Tipton

DY4 7BY

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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 MAN Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Manufacturer Apprenticeship programme, delivered by Remit Group.

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

Training is delivered in the workplace and on block release at Remit's MAN 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

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: 22 Oct 2021