Petit Forestier Apprentice (HGV Technician) Petit Forestier Uk Limited

Petit Forestier are looking to take on a number of HGV apprentices throughout the UK to join their Apprenticeship programme in partnership with Stephenson College.

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Closing date: 20 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    40 hours (Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    30 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    17 Feb 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available


To correctly interpret instructions from mechanics/technicians and report to workshop manager
To attend training and to keep abreast of the latest technical information which may be circulated or displayed
To accurately report and record work done via the completion of job sheets and the quantification of time To protect and maintain all tools and equipment by only using them in the prescribed manner and returning to their place of storage immediately after use. To immediately report any loss, shortage, damage or malfunction of tools and equipment
To protect and take care of customers and the company’s property
To maintain allocate work areas in a clean and tidy condition
To work within and implement the policy of ‘preventative maintenance’
To provide information, maintain records and carryout all duties in an accurate, efficient and timely manner
To undertake such other tasks as may reasonably be required
To enhance the image and reputation of the company whilst supporting its commercial interests
To ensure all health and safety, statutory requirements, company policies and standard procedures are adhered to

 Workshop facility, relevant in-house and external training

Achievement of expectations in line with the Petit Forestier Apprenticeship Academy Programme
Achievement of any/all relevant academic accreditation

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A basic mechanical aptitude required

Personal qualities

  • Good analytical skills
  • Proactive approach in maintaining customer and company standards
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational and problem solving skills
  • Willingness to learn
  • Team player
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Computer literate

Qualifications required

5 GCSEs A-C including English, Maths and Science (or equivalent) are essential and 2 other subjects.

Future prospects

Progression to a Level 3 advanced apprenticeship and a possible full time position within the company.

Things to consider

You will be expected to stay away from home during the block release at college; accommodation will be arranged for you by the college at no cost to you.

About the employer

Petit Forestier is the leader of refrigerated vehicle rental and contract hire in the UK. We operate from 15 depots strategically located throughout the UK. Our fleet of refrigerated vehicles exceeds 6,000 units, ranging from car-derived vans to trailers.


Petit Forestier Uk Limited


1 Iver Lane



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Training provider

Block release at Stephenson College. Full details and framework including NVQ,

  • Technical Certificate,
  • NVQ,
  • Employer Rights & Responsibilities
  • Functional Skills will be discussed at time of assessment/interview.

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Stephenson College


Evie Grewcock 01530 836 136

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Closing date: 20 Aug 2017