Scania Heavy Vehicle Apprenticeship Scania Ltd

An exciting opportunity for an apprentice to work alongside qualified technicians where you will be trained in dealing with all aspects of the maintenance and repair of heavy vehicles.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    5 days a week

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    03 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    26 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001196563

  • Positions

    1 available

A SCANIA Apprentice will work as part of a highly skilled workforce that is committed to quality.

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 SCANIA Trucks National Dealer 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.

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 Scania 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.

Technician’s job falls into three categories:

  • Servicing – working to manufacturer servicing guidelines to ensure vehicle running at optimum performance.
  • Maintenance – replacing parts that have wear and tear before they fail.
  • Repair – diagnosing the reason for vehicle failure and fixing the problem.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Full training will be provided.

Personal qualities

  • A keen interest in heavy vehicles, hard working and well motivated.
  • The apprentice must have excellent communication skills verbal and written.

Qualifications required

  • Minimum of 3 GCSE’s or equivalent (A-C preferable).

Future prospects

Scania 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 automotive world from motorsport.

About the employer

Scania is a major supplier to British industry of trucks, buses, coaches and engines for industrial and marine applications. Additionally, the company provides a wide range of complementary and ancillary services in support of its products and customers through its 90-plus-strong network of service centres. In 2012, Scania's share of the UK heavy truck market was 16.1% and its combined bus and coach market share amounted to 7.6%.

Employer

Scania Ltd

Address

Unit 14

Dunball Industrial Estate

Dunball

Bridgwater

TA6 4TP

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Training provider

Practical skills and experience will be gained at the Scania service point you work at, while the training and knowledge you need to support them will come through attending the Scania Training Centre, which is located in Loughborough. Your training begins with a week's induction at the Outward Bound Centre in Aberdovey alongside other Scania Apprentices from around the country. After this your training will take place at the Scania Training Centre with its specialist instructors and dedicated workshop facilities.

On successfully completing your training, which takes a total of three years, you will leave the Scania Training Centre with an Advanced Apprenticeship in Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (Heavy Vehicle), which will include:

  • VCQ Level 3 in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance & Repair.
  • Technical Certificate and Diploma.
  • Key Skills Qualifications in Communication, Application of Number, Information Technology.
  • You will also have completed four Scania recognised product-training courses, three of which go toward the Scania Master Technician Programme.

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet

Contact

Recruitment Team 01923 216165


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Closing date: 30 Aug 2017