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Volvo Trucks Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship HARTSHORNE MOTOR SERVICES LIMITED

This apprenticeship is the level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician standard programme with Hartshorne Motor Services in Chesterton, ST5 7RX. 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

    £10,982.40

  • 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

    09 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000119922

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Hartshorne Motor Services 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 Hartshorne, 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

Hartshorne Motor Services is today one of the leading Volvo Truck & Bus commercial vehicle distributors for the West Midlands, East Midlands, Shropshire and Staffordshire. The company was first established in 1968 and currently has 7 depots which are all fully equipped to meet their customers commercial vehicle needs, they provide full parts & service facilities for Volvo Truck & Bus as well as new and used sales.

Employer

HARTSHORNE MOTOR SERVICES LIMITED

Address

Hammond Road

Parkhouse Industrial Estate

Chesterton

ST5 7RX

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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: 03 Apr 2023