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Volvo Trucks Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship CROSSROADS TRUCK & BUS LIMITED

This apprenticeship is the level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician standard programme with Crossroads Truck & Bus in Normanton, WF10 5UB. As an apprentice, you will learn how to maintain and repair large Volvo vehicles to the manufacturers and DSVA standard.

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

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Closing date: 03 Apr 2023

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

    40 hours, 8am - 5pm, Monday - Friday.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    05 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000119902

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Crossroads are recruiting now for a summer start. Don't delay, apply today! 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, Operators (O) licence’s and legal obligations and as a Technician apprentice, you will receive training to the manufacturer and DVSAs standard.

A Heavy Vehicle Service Technician will inspect, maintain, and repair large vehicles weighing 3.5 tonnes and over such as HGV's and buses:

  • Servicing – carrying out checks
  • Maintenance – replacing / repairing engine parts
  • Diagnostics – using the latest diagnostic equipment

As an apprentice, you will observe, learn and gain an understanding of a wide range of engineering skills and processes while under the instruction of skilled technical staff.

Wages: the starting wage will increase in April in line with the Government increase.

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?

On successfully completing the Volvo Apprentice Programme, you will have gained national qualifications recognised throughout the automotive industry. You will have further opportunities to progress within Crossroads, through our bespoke personal development programme.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Enthusiasm to learn, Mechanically minded

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) 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

Crossroads Truck & Bus Ltd is the Volvo Truck and Bus specialists across Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. They provide a total transport solution for the industry, from new trucks to used trucks, and parts and servicing for trucks, buses and trailers. Currently operating out of 9 depots, and 2 managed workshops, Crossroads Truck and Bus Ltd offers a complete package to the transport industry.

Employer

CROSSROADS TRUCK & BUS LIMITED

Address

Altofts Lane

Wakefield Europort

Castleford

WF10 5UB

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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

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

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Closing date: 03 Apr 2023