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Renault Trucks Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship JDS Trucks Ltd

Remit are recruiting on behalf of J D S Trucks who have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to 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

    Monday to Friday, working hours TBC

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    34 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001815522

  • 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 nature of the role and 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/D 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

JDS Trucks & Vans is one of the largest Renault Truck & Van dealerships in the UK. With three branches in the North-West, we put our customers first by working together as partners, building lifelong relationships and providing a first class service throughout the lifetime of a vehicle. Buying your vehicle simply signals the start of your journey with JDS – we’ll be with you every step of the way, offering guidance and assistance when it comes to parts and servicing. Established in 1965, award-winning JDS Trucks & Vans is committed to providing its customers with the highest quality used and new trucks and vans at competitive prices. Our friendly and knowledgeable teams are available 24/7 at our easily accessible Blackburn, Manchester and Leeds depots. Start your journey with JDS Trucks & Vans today.

Employer

JDS Trucks Ltd

Address

Broadway

Salford

M50 2UW

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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 Techcian 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