Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship FIVEWAYS MUNICIPAL VEHICLE HIRE LIMITED
The primary purpose of the role is to work under the direction of the Maintenance Manager to ensure that all vehicle maintenance and MOT duties are carried out promptly, efficiently and in accordance with manufacturer's guidance and the applicable health & safety rules. The apprentice will assisting qualified staff in all servicing and MOT work.
Closing date: 11 Jan 2024
20 days per annum, plus 8 days statutory bank holidays
Total hours per week: 40
Possible start date
19 Jan 2024
29 Jul 2022
Level 3 (A level)
What you will do in your working day
- Assist with undertaking the maintenance and repair of all fleet vehicles
- Ensuring that documentation regarding the MOT preparation, servicing and repair of vehicles conforms to ‘O’ Licence requirements and is accurately completed
- Maintaining an ongoing visual assessment of any vehicles which are serviced or repaired by external providers, to ensure that the highest standards are provided by any third party and that they are adhering to all legal requirements
- Report any workshop equipment defects
- Comply with relevant legalisation
The training you will be getting
The apprenticeship programme usually consists of the following elements:
This is the technical certificate and covers the theory side of your work which is delivered when you attend College, so that you can put these newly acquired skills into practice at work.
This is the practical side of the programme and is assessed directly within the workplace by a Harlow College Assessor to ensure that you are developing your skills within the workplace and putting all that you learn at College into practice
Functional skills: This area covers English, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) if not already at Grad 4 GCSE standard.
These are the skills that help you develop your Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS) and your rights as an employee within the workplace (ERR).
The duration of the course is 36 months. You will attend College for 1 day a week and you be in the workplace for the remaining 4 days.
How and when will I study?
IMI NVQ Level 3 in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
Level 2 Functional Skills – English, if required,
Level 2 IT, if required
ERR (Employment Rights & Responsibilities)
PLTS (Personal Learning and Thinking Skills)
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
Fiveways are always seeking to develop our staff and there will be regular training provided both internal and external. Further we would foresee that on successful completion of the apprenticeship a permanent position would be offered.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent ICT (Information Technology) (Grade 4) Desired
Other Valid UK Driving Licence (Grade Car) Desired
Things to consider
About the employer
Adjustments for experience
You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:
- qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
- industry or sector experience
Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician
Level 3 (A level)
If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.
You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications
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