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Scania Heavy Vehicle Apprenticeship Truckeast Ltd

Are you passionate about a long-term career within the automotive industry? Do you want to join one of the world's leading manufacturers? TruckEast are on the search for enthusiastic individuals to join their expert team as Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprentice!

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,040.00 - £14,560.00

  • Working week

    40 hours, 8am - 4.30pm, Monday to Friday (Shifts may vary depending on business needs)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    34 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    28 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001839224

  • Positions

    1 available

Working for TruckEast is not just about the job.

TruckEast goes the extra mile to provide an excelled employment package for every member of staff. This can include; Incentive Schemes, Pension, Scania Rewards and an Employee Assistance Programme including receiving a state of the art toolbox at the start of your Apprenticeship worth over £2000.

As part of the Scania Apprenticeship Programme, you will have the opportunity to gain new skills and knowledge whilst carrying out maintenance and repairs on Scania heavy vehicles in your workplace, this will include mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical vehicle systems. You will also receive excellent training at Scania’s state-of-the-art training centre 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 Scania trucks which have the latest New G-Series and XT Range cutting-edge technology.
• 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
• To represent the Scania GB in a professional and courteous manner always when dealing with customers and the general public
• Liaise with parts department to attain parts

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

• A keen interest and passion for Heavy Vehicle technology • Practically minded • Logical approach to problem-solving • An enthusiasm to learn new practical and theoretical skills • Good verbal and written communication skills • Ability to work well within a team

Personal qualities

• You will need to have a high level of attention to detail with a clear positive attitude to work and the determination to succeed. • Willingness to learn new skills and knowledge • Ability to work within a team • Detail orientated

Desired qualifications

• Minimum requirements are a GCSE grade 4 or C grade or Functional Skills level 2 in English and Maths (or other equivalent)

• Predicted grades are accepted - please note the apprenticeship offer is subject to final GCSE results

Future prospects

At TruckEast, they invest considerably in staff development and training and you can expect to receive comprehensive training to provide opportunities for career progression. With over 50% of TruckEast’s current management team beginning their career as an apprentice, TruckEast apprenticeship programme is great place to start your career.

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 Recruitment Process: If you are among the shortlisted candidates, you will be invited to attend an online presentation to discuss the opportunity in greater detail. Following that, you will be required to complete online English and Maths assessments before your application is submitted to the employer


About the employer

TruckEast is an established Scania dealer, and one of the UK’s largest independently owned commercial vehicle workshop operators. Representing the Scania brand enables them to provide premium quality new and used vehicles for customers across the eastern counties. With 13 dealer points, across Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex, they can provide specialist aftersales support. This means convenient, local access to a one-stop-shop for commercial vehicle servicing, repairs and maintenance

Employer

Truckeast Ltd

Address

Hamlin Way

King's Lynn

PE30 4NG

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Training

Training provider

REMIT GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Remit Ltd

Contact

Emily Draven

During your Heavy Vehicle Apprenticeship programme, you will be required to attend Scania's state-of-the-art Training centre. The Scania Training Centre is one of their worldwide Training Centres of Excellence which is the biggest automotive training facility in the UK. You will visit the Training Centre for 17 separate weeks (Mon - Fri) over the duration of the 34 month programme.

All travel expenses to and from the centre, together with the costs of the hotel accommodation, are paid for by Scania. Alongside your apprenticeship training, you will complete a series of Scania recognised product-training courses, which when completed allow you to achieve a Scania Technician status.

As Scania's dedicated training partner, Remit Group will deliver comprehensive training to all Apprentices periodically throughout the 34 month programme. During these training sessions, your dedicated Development Coach will review your progress, set SMART targets, and identify any additional support that you may require. To embed your knowledge further, as part of the apprenticeship programme, Functional Skills in English and Mathematics will be provided to ensure you have that essential knowledge, skills, and understanding to enable you to operate confidently in the workplace environment.

As a result, you will achieve:

- IMI Level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician

- IRTEC Accreditation

- Functional Skills Qualifications (if applicable) in:

o English

o Maths

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: 30 Jul 2022