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Heavy Vehicle Technician Maintenance Apprenticeship SWISSPORT GB LIMITED

This is a fantastic opportunity to train and become qualified as an HGV Technician, learning all aspects of repair and maintenance with Swissport GB in Manchester, M90 5UZ.

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

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Closing date: 12 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    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, working hours TBC

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000102452

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As Swissport's training provider, Remit are recruiting for an apprentice Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician for their Manchester depot.

Have you always had an interest in engineering?

Do you love finding out how things work and how to repair them?

This apprenticeship might be exactly what you’re looking for. Whether it’s been a lifelong dream or a more recent ambition, why not apply?

There is a lot involved in keeping HGVs on the road, so you will gain a full understanding of the importance of 6-week checks.

The Heavy Vehicle Technicians jobs fall into three main categories:

  • Maintenance - replacing any parts showing signs of wear and tear, oil changes etc.
  • Repairs - repair or replacing anything damaged or faulty
  • With the increase in technology involved with vehicles today, you will also receive extensive training in how to use diagnostic equipment to solve faults in the Engine Control Unit (ECU)

Your training won’t be restricted to just the mechanical side but will include the pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical systems and ‘all electric’ vehicles as well as hybrids. The types of vehicles you’ll be working on will range from tractor units and rigid trucks to specialist vehicles and trailers.

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

Training is delivered in the workplace and on block release to Remit’s Automotive Academy in Derby. There are a total of 15 x 1 week blocks over the 3 year programme.

The costs of hotel accommodation, food and travel are met by the employer and there will be no cost to you.

You will also receive 1-2-1 support from your Development Coach to help you achieve:

  • IMI Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Level 3
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in English & maths (if required)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

As an apprentice, you will be a full-time employee from the very beginning and while training you’ll be earning your place as an integral part of the team. Once you have achieved your qualification, you will have further opportunities to progress to Maintenance Technician, Master Technician or managerial roles like Shift Supervisor or Workshop Controller.


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 Recruitment Process: If you are among the shortlisted candidates, you will be contacted by phone to discuss the opportunity in greater detail. Following that, you will be required to complete online English and Maths assessments before your application is submitted to the employer

About the employer

Swissport is the leading provider of airport ground services and air cargo handling based on revenue and number of airports served.

Employer

SWISSPORT GB LIMITED

Address

Manchester Maintenance Unit

Western Maintenance Area

Manchester Airport

M90 5UZ

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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.

Apply now

Closing date: 12 Dec 2022