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Heavy vehicle Technician Apprentice Goldstar (Cambridge) Ltd

An exciting opportunity to work for Goldstar Transport & Commercials as part of a highly skilled work force that is committed to quality. The course is fully supported and You will be 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 to £380.00

    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 (40 hours max) shifts TBC. Total hours per week: 40.00

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    13 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

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 Skillnet 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 include:

  • Observing and assisting technicians
  • Following Health and Safety procedures
  • Servicing
  • MOTs
  • All aspects of vehicle maintenance and repair

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Full technical training will be provided

Personal qualities

  • A keen interest in heavy vehicles
  • The employer is looking for an Apprentice that is very hard working and motivated to learn new skills

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 GCSEs (or equivalent) grades A*-D/9-3 for English and maths required

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.

About the employer

Goldstar Transport & Commercials Ltd, A company for your all-round trucking needs. With our customers being the driving force behind our business, we care about providing a service for every aspect of the industry. Based in March in the heart of Cambridgeshire, Our family run business has a wealth of knowledge totalling over 50 years in general & bulk haulage, Hiab & Low loader Hire to cover all specialist movements & self-loading crane vehicles, HGV PSV Routine maintenance, repairs and 24 hour recovery with specially trained technicians who can provide the best service possible.

Our established sales & export operation allows us to ship to over 25 locations worldwide leaving daily, with a range of up to 150 used trucks ranging from 3.5tonne GVW up to 150tonne GVW, and a large variety of makes & models, we have something for everyone. We aim to be able to provide the solution to all your Transport requirements.


Goldstar (Cambridge) Ltd


34 Thorby Avenue


PE15 0AZ

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet


Lucy-Anne Walker 01923 216165

Not only will apprentices be working and be trained at the Skillnet College in Hertfordshire where they work towards their VCQ 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 (depending on experience)
  • Technical Certificate – IMI Diploma Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
  • Functional Skills in English, maths and ICT (if required)
  • Recognised Welding Certificate

Apprenticeship standard

Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician

Apprenticeship standard

Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician

Level 3 (A level)

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