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HTC Reading (Reading) - Heavy Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Level 3 HEATHROW TRUCK CENTRE LIMITED

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: 01 Oct 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 to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001825929

  • Positions

    1 available

An exciting opportunity to work for HTC 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 HTC Apprentice 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 include:

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

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Some knowledge of heavy vehicles

Personal qualities

  • Someone who wants to learn and progress in the technician world
  • Interested in the motor industry 

Desired qualifications

  • 3 GCSEs grade A*-C or level 9-4 or equivalent qualifications

Future prospects

Potential to progress within HTC.


About the employer

HTC Reading has built its reputation through the region by providing excellent service to customers as well as industry leading DAF commercial vehicles. We believe this is a winning combination and this is backed up by the impressive growth in our operations over several years as both new and existing HTC Reading customers enjoy unrivalled levels of service from our service, DAF original and all makes parts, and vehicle sales operations.

Covering the UK’s most crucial motorways from the M4 and M40 in the west, around the M25 to the M1 and A1(M), we bring total professionalism and expertise to the haulage and distribution world.

Enquiries are welcomed from operators looking to purchase award-winning trucks from the DAF range, or to check out our dealer operations, in particular our parts and service capabilities.

Employer

HEATHROW TRUCK CENTRE LIMITED

Address

HTC Reading

Station Road

Reading

RG7 4AG

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Training

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet

Contact

Tommy McMullen 07872 601709 tommy.mcmullen@skillnet.org.uk

You will attend City of Bristol College four times a year for two week periods to work towards your VRQ Level 3 in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair. 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:

  • VCQ Level 3 in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Apprenticeship standard

Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician

Level 3 (A level)


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