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Heavy Vehicle Repair Technician Apprentice GELDERD COMMERCIALS LTD

A fantastic opportunity to work in a specialist commercial motor vehicle company.

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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 times to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    25 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Competency in Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive Environment
  • Conducting routine heavy vehicle maintenance
  • Removing and replacing heavy vehicle chassis units and components
  • Inspecting Heavy Vehicles
  • Supporting job roles in the Automotive environment
  • Learning about the materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices used in Automotive environment
  • Removing and replacing heavy vehicle units and components
  • Learning about heavy vehicle engine mechanical, lubrication and cooling system units and components
  • Learning about heavy vehicle fuel, air supply and exhaust system units and components
  • Removing and replacing heavy vehicle electrical units and components
  • Learning about removing and replacing heavy vehicle transmission and driveline units and components
  • Diagnosing and rectifying vehicle auxiliary electrical faults
  • Inspecting heavy vehicles to comply with legal requirements
  • Diagnosing and rectifying heavy vehicle engine faults
  • Diagnosing and rectifying heavy vehicle chassis system faults
  • Learning about diagnosing and rectification of heavy vehicle transmission and driveline faults

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A strong interest in motor vehicles
  • Ability to work using own initiative
  • Good time keeping
  • Strong work ethic

Personal qualities

  • Good team player
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Willing to learn and listen to instructions
  • Good sense of humour

Desired qualifications

Maths and English grade C/4 or above. If this has not been achieved, you will be expected to work towards these qualifications as part of your apprenticeship training.

Future prospects

On completion of the apprenticeship, you will be eligible to apply for registration as an engineering technician with a relevant professional body. On completion and achievement of the standard, candidates will have the opportunity to progress to master technician, management or to develop in their current role.

Things to consider

The first stage after your initial application will be to attend an interview with a member of the team at Kirklees College. It is mandatory to attend an interview at the college for your application to progress.

Candidates may be asked to complete an assessment as part of the interview process. Information will be in your interview letter.

For any further information on this vacancy please contact the Apprenticeship Recruitment Team at Kirklees college on or Tel: 01484 437000. There is no need to contact the employer at this stage, the college is more than happy to help you with any queries you may have.

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.

About the employer

Commercial Workshop.





Gelderd Close


LS12 6DS

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Kirklees College


April King

  • Level 3 Heavy Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Standard
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities

Apprenticeship standard

Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician

Level 3 (A level)

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