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Renault Trucks Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship (Summer Start) Sparks Commercials

Remit Group are recruiting on behalf of Sparks Commercial Vehicles who are looking for a new Heavy vehicle apprentice to join their highly skilled Renault Trucks 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 to Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    34 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001821298

  • Positions

    1 available

As part of the Renault Manufacturer apprenticeship programme, you will receive training in the workplace from highly skilled Renault Technicians and attend block release at the Remit Automotive Academy in Derby, over a period of 3 years and will achieve an IMI level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician qualification.

You will be taught how to repair, service and MOT cutting edge technology trucks, buses, luxury coaches and hybrids.

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
  • To represent Sparks Commercial Vehicles and Renault Trucks respectively in a professional and courteous manner always when dealing with customers and the general public
  • Liaise with parts department to attain parts
  • A certain amount of administration is also required to maintain the vehicles repair and service records as well as Sparks Commercial Vehicles' records

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Due to modern vehicle technology, we require an individual with good numeracy, literacy, and ICT skills.

Personal qualities

Applicants for this position must have a keen interest in the motor industry.

Desired qualifications

You don't need any previous automotive qualifications.

If you have achieved a level 2 or higher in heavy vehicle maintenance, you may not be eligible for the apprenticeship.

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

Future prospects

At Sparks, they pride themselves on producing world class vehicles with excellent performance and impeccable reliability. They train their staff to the same high standards via our Technician Apprentice Programme – considered to be the best in the 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.

Travel:

Please check you are able to travel to Sparks Commercials Portsmouth branch easily each day.


About the employer

Sparks Commercials began 30 years ago and remains a family run business with a dedicated team at the heart.

The team started with Michael and Julie Spark and has since grown into a successful business of 100 employees with an unwavering commitment to provide excellent customer service.

Sparks work with their customers to deliver transport solutions that suits everyone.

Everything from finding the right truck or van to creating the right aftersales maintenance package to keep their customers on the road.

Employer

Sparks Commercials

Address

Quartremaine Road

Portsmouth

PO3 5QG

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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.

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Closing date: 29 Jul 2022