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Apprentice Heavy Vehicle Technician Acme Transport Services

Remit are proud to be partnered with ACME Transport Services who are looking for an Heavy Vehicle Apprentice to join the Heavy Vehicle Apprenticeship Programme working on their wide fleet of transport vehicles.

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

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Closing date: 27 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £16,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday (47.5 Hours if over 18 / 40 hours if under 18)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    29 May 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001781465

  • Positions

    1 available

The Acme Bus Co is a leading provider of school transport – mainstream, special needs and adult day-care within the Essex, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire areas.

As part of the Apprenticeship Programme, you will have the opportunity to gain new skills and knowledge whilst carrying out maintenance and repairs onheavy vehicles in your workplace, this will include mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical vehicle systems. You will also receive excellent training at Remit's state-of-the-art Automotive Academy to further develop your new skills and knowledge to the next level.

You will be taught how to carry out:

  • Inspections / Services - this includes 6 week checks and full MOT's
  • Maintenance - general maintenance like oil changes
  • Repairs - components identified as being damaged, faulty or has general wear and tear
  • Diagnostics - using Scania's diagnostic software to diagnose faults on the vehicle management system

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.

  • To assist with repairs, servicing and maintenance of fleet vehicles, equipment and tools
  • To ensure work instructions are followed at all times
  • To undertake any course of instruction necessary to obtain and maintain the required skill level of the trade
  • To keep the workplace clear, clean and tidy and promptly answer requests for assistance when authorised by the Workshop Supervisor
  • To be aware of health and safety requirements of the workshops and follow any reasonable safety instructions given
  • To work with internal customers in a way that is mutually respectful of each other’s skills and needs, based on trust and commitment to the service outcomes
  • To undertake such other duties as may be reasonable required on the instruction of the Workshop Supervisor

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Practically minded
  • Logical approach to problem solving
  • An enthusiasm to learn new practical and theoretical skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Willingness to learn new skills and knowledge
  • Ability to work within a team
  • A keen interest and passion for Heavy Vehicle technology

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum of GCSE (or equivalent) grades of 9* - 3 (A - D) in English and maths

Future prospects

At ACME Transport Services, they invest considerably in staff development and training and you can expect to receive comprehensive training to provide opportunities for career progression.

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 the Buckinghamshire branch easily each day.


About the employer

The Acme Bus Co is a leading provider of school transport – mainstream, special needs and adult day-care within the Essex, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire areas.

Employer

Acme Transport Services

Address

The Green Barn

Shipton Bridge Farm

Saffron Walden

CB11 3SU

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Training

Training provider

REMIT GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Remit Ltd

Contact

Tamisha Ancliffe

This is a Heavy Vehicle Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship Standard, delivered by Remit Group. Training is delivered in the workplace and on block release at the Remit Academy in Derby. This means you will be required to stay in a hotel for 15 separate weeks (Mon - Fri) 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 at the workplace, giving 1-2-1 information, advice and guidance.
As a result, you will receive the following qualification:

  • Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Level 3
  • Functional Skills 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: 27 May 2022