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Bus and Coach Engineering Technician Apprentice TRANSDEV BLAZEFIELD LIMITED

We run over 500 buses from 10 bases across the north of England, enabling nearly 40 million journeys each year - all thanks to the commitment of our 1,400 colleagues. We create buses that people are proud to be seen on, and our aim is to make the bus integral to the towns and cities we serve.

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,500.00

  • Working week

    Exact days and times to be confirmed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000084159

  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Understand the fundamentals of existing/emerging mechanical/electrical systems.
  • Carry out routine safety inspections/mechanical and electrical servicing/planned preventative maintenance/vehicle health checks Inspect, diagnose and repair all mechanical systems/engine, fuel/coolant and transmission systems.
  • Build knowledge/experience to apply initiative to rectify intermittent faults/electrical systems/associated components, on board auxiliary systems/battery charging and electronic drive systems.

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

Bus and Coach Engineering Technician Apprenticeship, Level 3 Standard

This will be delivered through a mix of face-to-face learning, remote reviews, online assessments, self-study, practical skills training and one to one coaching facilitated at our training facility at the Manchester College, Wythenshawe (off-the-job).

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon completion and passing your Apprenticeship, you will have to opportunity to move in to a permanent role as a Bus and Coach Engineering Technician, further develop your skills and progress.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Analytical skills, Attention to detail, Communication skills, Initiative, IT skills, Logical, Organisation skills, Patience, Physical fitness, Problem solving skills, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

This is a physical role and you will attend our Bus and Coach facility at our Wythenshawe facility to complete your off-the-job training - 10 x 1 week block release sessions. 20 Days Annual Leave, plus 8 Statutory Bank Holidays.

About the employer

We run over 500 buses from 10 bases across the north of England, enabling nearly 40 million journeys each year - all thanks to the commitment of our 1,400 colleagues. We create buses that people are proud to be seen on, and our aim is to make the bus integral to the towns and cities we serve.

Employer

TRANSDEV BLAZEFIELD LIMITED

Address

Woodhouse Road

Keighley

BD21 5LZ

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Training

Training provider

TOTAL PEOPLE LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Bus and coach engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


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