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IVECO Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprenticeships SUMMER START ACORN TRUCK SALES LIMITED

Remit are currently recruiting on behalf of Acorn Trucks Ltd who are currently looking for a Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprentice to join their existing IVECO team.

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

    Monday - Friday (Times to be confirmed)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    34 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    28 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001814328

  • Positions

    1 available

As part of the IVECO Heavy Vehicle Apprenticeship Programme, you will have the opportunity to gain new skills and knowledge whilst carrying out maintenance and repairs on heavy vehicles in the 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.

Roles and Responsibilities include:

  • Learning the fundamentals of Heavy Vehicle technologies - Heavy Vehicle chassis, engine, fuels, transmissions, hydraulic and air braking, electrical systems and testing
  • You will be trained on how to: Service, Maintain and Repair trucks
  • Set up accessories and specific equipment on the vehicles
  • Ensure appropriate work logs are kept for all vehicles, all job cards and service sheets are completed in a timely manner
  • Working alongside a qualified Technician/Mentor learning how to carry out repairs according to industry procedures in a safe and responsible manner.

As a Heavy Vehicle Apprentice, you will gain an understanding and knowledge of the following:

  • The fundamentals of Heavy Vehicle technologies including; Heavy Vehicle chassis design, engine, fuels, transmissions, electrical (12/24v), air-conditioning, hydraulic and air braking, air suspension systems etc
  • How to service, inspect and maintain vehicles to the expected standards and the importance of safety inspection and maintenance schedules
  • The types and associated characteristics of Heavy Vehicles and their configurations and applications
  • Diagnosing principles and logical problem solving techniques related to Heavy Vehicles

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • As a technician, you will often be working as part of a team, so good communication and being able to follow instructions would be good skills to have

Personal qualities

  • Acorn Trucks believe in providing an extensive, high quality Apprenticeship which gives their Apprentices the opportunity to advance, succeed and fulfill their ambitions for a career in the motor industry

Desired qualifications

No previous automotive qualifications are required. If you have achieved a level 2 or level 3 in a similar field, you may not be eligible for this apprenticeship.

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

Future prospects

Acorn Trucks believe in providing an extensive, high quality Apprenticeship which gives their Apprentices the opportunity to advance, succeed and fulfill 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

Acorn Trucks are part of Harris Holdings Ltd, a family owned group of companies, whose origins go back close on 100 years; and all of the businesses have been transport related. They understand what a transport operator is looking for, and are totally committed to providing the very best in customer care. Harris Holdings has now grown to a company employing over 600 people, and Acorn Trucks is most definitely the fastest growing company within the organisation. They have invested heavily in their facility at Crayford to be able to offer specialist aftercare and dedicated support throughout your vehicles life, with the professionalism of fully trained IVECO technicians

Employer

ACORN TRUCK SALES LIMITED

Address

506-508

London Road

West Thurrock

RM20 4AR

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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 an IVECO Heavy Vehicle Service and 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 Remits 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:

  • 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: 29 Jul 2022