Apprentice Heavy Vehicle Technician D CALVER COMMERCIALS LTD

D.Calver Commercials Ltd are looking for a motivated forward thinking individual that is eager to learn and develop their skills and become a competent member of our team for many years to come. Inspecting and repairing a range of heavy vehicles (HVs) and trailers for dealerships, independent garages and franchise and large fleet operators.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    8am - 5pm with half an hour lunch break. Days to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 42.5

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Keeping kit tidy and away in right order
  • Making sure stores are tidy and up to date
  • Undertaking inspections and MOT inspections once trained up and shown how to (Supervised)
  • Undertake any repair work that may be needed on said lorries. This includes mechanical or body work. Once shown how to. (Supervised)
  • Assisting any seniors in jobs they need help with i.e greasing lorries etc.
  • Learn and observe work taken so that you can become a competent mechanic
  • Making sure shop floor is always tidy and in working order

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

Block release at SMB Group, Stephenson College campus will include:

  • Delivery of HGV Maintenance Technician Level 3 - Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills Maths and English (if applicable)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

To be a competent mechanic, promotions in coming years available if attitude work and effort is correct.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Good listener, Hard worker, Forward thinker, Working within a team


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

Things to consider

Grade 4/C in Maths and English or equivalent qualifications are desirable (applicants who do not meet the criteria above will be assessed by a college representative and complete further Maths and English diagnostics)

About the employer

Here at D.Calvers we pride ourselves in being your one stop shop for HGV mechanical needs.








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Training provider



Maddie Wood

Apprenticeship standard

Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician

Level 3 (A level)

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