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Apprentice Heavy Vehicle Technician Fleet-Serv

Fleet-Serv is searching for talented people to join our HGV Technician Apprenticeship Scheme to be developed into tomorrow’s best Heavy Vehicle Repair Technicians.

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Closing date: 20 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    £196.00 weekly wage.

    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 7.00am - 4.00pm including 1 hour unpaid lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    24 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000047987

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Technicians will be trained in all aspects of heavy vehicle repair and will include diagnostics using OEM equipment for Volvo and DAF.

Our HGV Technicians service and maintain all aspects of our modern and varied fleet of heavy goods vehicles, trailers and tail lifts.

Our fully equipped and IRTEC accredited Workshops all have the ability to complete:

Roller brake tests
Tacho calibrations
Air conditioning service/repairs
Windscreen repair
Tail lift statutory inspections and weight tests

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 3 Heavy Vehicle service and maintenance technician. 

Functional Skills Level 2 (if applicable)
Block release at SMB Group, Stephenson Campus, Coalville, Leicestershire LE67 3TN

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On the successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will be a fully qualified Heavy Vehicle Technician where the career prospects are excellent.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team working, Confident, Self-motivated, Interest in automotive, Desire to fix things, Inquisitive nature

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

Training is not all practical. We believe that learning to use a computer and understanding the theory behind the practical work is very important.

About the employer

Fleet-Serv believe in completing maintenance to a standard that prevents unnecessary downtime. We maintain a wide variety of equipment from Commercial Vehicles, Vans and Semi-Trailers, through to Hydraulic Lifting Deck Trailers with Tail-Lifts. We take a proactive approach to commercial vehicle asset management and this has allowed us to grow exponentially over the years.

Employer

Fleet-Serv

Address

Distribution Centre

Miles Gray Road

Basildon

SS14 3FF

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Training

Training provider

THE SMB GROUP

Contact

Maddie Wood

mwood@smbgroup.ac.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician

Level 3 (A level)


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