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Skillnet Heavy Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Apprenticeship BABCOCK INTERNATIONAL GROUP PLC

Working alongside qualified technicians who will be dealing with all aspects of the maintenance and repair of heavy vehicles.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 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, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001816664

  • Positions

    2 available

An exciting opportunity to work as part of a highly skilled work force that is committed to quality, the course is fully supported with all of the training you require to become fully qualified.

With the rapid increase in the complexity of today’s trucks – and the technology needed to keep them up and running – first class training for those involved in the vital servicing and maintenance of these vehicles has become more important than ever.

The Apprenticeship Programme gives you the chance to join the select group of specialist technicians working on some of the most modern, sophisticated trucks on the road.

The day to day tasks will include:

  • Observing and assisting senior technicians
  • Following health and safety procedures
  • Servicing
  • MOT’s
  • All aspects of vehicle maintenance and repair

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Full training will be provided, no skills required

Personal qualities

A keen interest in heavy vehicles, excellent communication skills both verbal and written. The employer is looking for an apprentice that is very hard working and motivated to learn new skills.

Desired qualifications

Minimum of 3 GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) including maths and English are preferable.

Future prospects

Skillnet believes in providing an extensive, high quality Apprenticeship which gives their Apprentices the opportunity to advance, succeed and fulfil all ambitions for a career in the motor industry and with such a wide range of skills instilled, an Apprentice can move into any other area of the motor industry from motorsport to heavy vehicles and tanks in the military.


About the employer

  • Second largest supplier in the UK
  • Providing support to all three British Armed Services
  • Established presence in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and France
  • Support submarine programmes in South Korea and Spain
  • Core member of the UK Defence Growth Partnership

Employer

BABCOCK INTERNATIONAL GROUP PLC

Address

Field End Road

RUISLIP

HA4 9PQ

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Training

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet

Contact

Jamie rogan 01923 216165 jamie.rogan@skillnet.org.uk

Not only will Apprentices be working and be trained at a DAF garage they will attend City of Bristol College four times a year for two-week periods to work towards their Level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician apprenticeship standard.

An advisor will visit at least every six weeks as part of a close support network to ensure that Apprentices are both enjoying and succeeding in their course.

An Apprentice’s training includes:

  • Level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician apprenticeship standard
  • Technical Certificate
  • Functional Skills in English, maths, and ICT (if required)
  • Recognised Welding Certificate

Apprenticeship standard

Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician

Level 3 (A level)


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