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Renault Trucks Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship R H Commercial Northampton

Remit are recruiting on behalf of R H Commercials who have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to kick start their career and join their skilled team as a Heavy Vehicle Technician. If you are interested, apply now!

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

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Closing date: 29 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.40

    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

    Mon to Fri. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    34 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    25 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001812876

  • Positions

    1 available

A Heavy Vehicle Service Technician will inspect, maintain, and repair large vehicles weighing 3.5 tonnes and over.

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.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Commitment and enthusiasm are a must and a passion for motor vehicles and physical work would be an advantage.

Personal qualities

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

Desired qualifications

Due to the location of the position, it is essential that you have a full UK driving licence or you live within an easy commutable distance to the location of the depot. Ideally, a minimum of GCSE Grade 3 or equivalent in English Language or Maths

Future prospects

The company would aim to offer full-time employment to the successful candidate on completion of the Apprenticeship Scheme.


About the employer

R H Bodyworks are one of the largest Car & Commercial vehicle paint and accident repair facilities in the UK. With customers ranging from private motorists to multinational insurers, we offer a wide range of vehicle accident repair, paint repair and Bodyshop services for all cars and commercial vehicles.

Employer

R H Commercial Northampton

Address

Weedon Road

Northampton

NN7 4AW

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Training

Training provider

REMIT GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Remit Ltd

Contact

Matthew Nightingale

This is a Renault 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 Heavy Vehicle Academy in Derby.

There are a total of 17 blocks over the 34 month programme, which are split between 2 days of virtual classes and 3 days in Derby. The costs for accommodation, food and travel are met by the employer and there will be no cost to you.

You will also be assigned a dedicated Development Coach who will give you 1-2-1 support and guidance to help you achieve the following IMI qualifications: As a result, you will receive the following qualification: 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.

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Jul 2022