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Scania Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship KELTRUCK LIMITED

Are you passionate about a long-term career within the automotive industry? Keltruck Scania in Sutton in Ashfield, NG17 2JZ are on the search for enthusiastic individuals to join their expert team as Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprentice!

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,292.80

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8am - 4.30pm. Shifts may vary.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    34 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000085511

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Are you hands-on and mechanically minded? Do you want to join one of the World’s leading manufacturers?

Working for Keltruck is not just a job, it's a career! Keltruck goes the extra mile to provide an excellent employment package for every employee. This can include Incentive Schemes, Pension, Scania Rewards, and an Employee Assistance Programme including receiving a state-of-the-art toolbox at the start of your Apprenticeship worth over £2000.

As part of the Scania Apprenticeship Programme, you will have the opportunity to gain new skills and knowledge whilst carrying out maintenance and repairs on Scania heavy vehicles in your workplace, this will include mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical vehicle systems.

You will also receive excellent training at Scania’s state-of-the-art training academy to further develop your new skills and knowledge to the next level.

Roles and Responsibilities include:

  • Learning the fundamentals of heavy vehicle technologies – heavy vehicle chassis, engine, fuels, transmissions, hydraulic and air braking, electrical systems and testing
  • You will be trained on how to: service, maintain and repair Scania trucks
  • Set up accessories and specific equipment on the vehicles
  • Ensure appropriate work logs are kept for all vehicles, all job cards and service sheets are completed in a timely manner
  • Working alongside a qualified technician/mentor learning how to carry out repairs according to Scania procedures in a safe and responsible manner
  • To attain high levels of morale and focus to ensure the highest possible levels of productive efficiency, quality of workmanship and production finish
  • To sustain growth in customer confidence in the service provided
  • To represent Scania GB in a professional and courteous manner always when dealing with customers and the general public
  • Liaise with parts department to attain parts

The starting wage is £5.91 per hour for the first 12 months and is reviewed every year of the apprenticeship.

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

During your heavy vehicle apprenticeship programme, you will be required to attend Scania’s state-of-the-art training academy, the biggest automotive training facility in the UK. You will visit the training academy for 18 separate weeks (Mon – Fri) over the duration of the 3-year programme.

All travel expenses to and from the academy, together with the costs of the hotel accommodation, are paid for by Scania. As Scania’s dedicated training partner, Remit will deliver comprehensive training to all apprentices periodically throughout the programme. During these training sessions, your Development Coach will review your progress, set SMART targets, and identify any additional support that you may require.

As a result, you will achieve:

  • IMI Level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician
  • IRTEC Accreditation
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in English and maths (if applicable)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

At Keltruck, they invest considerably in staff development and training, and you can expect to receive comprehensive training to provide opportunities for career progression not only in the UK but throughout their Global organisation. Following the completion of your Scania Apprenticeship Programme, you will have the opportunity to advance your knowledge and skills by taking Scania’s Master Technician product training courses.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Enthusiasm to learn, Mechanically minded

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/D) Essential

Things to consider

Closing Dates: Please submit your application along with your CV as soon as possible to avoid disappointment; we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of applications

About the employer

Established in 1983, Keltruck Ltd is the largest independent Scania dealer in Europe with 18 depots across the Midlands and South Wales. The company, founded by Chris Kelly, is today managed by an experienced team of executive directors with several decades worth of experience within the road transport industry and the Scania U.K. network between them.

Employer

KELTRUCK LIMITED

Address

Keltruck Sutton in Ashfield

Unit 2, Fulwood Road South

NG17 2JZ

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Training

Training provider

REMIT GROUP LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2022