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Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprentice Rossetts Commercials (Aldershot)

An excellent opportunity for an outgoing & proactive individual, offering the chance to work for one of the most prestigious automotive companies, developing skills in vehicle maintenance & repair. Working in a busy environment, representing the brand by exceeding our customer’s expectations & delivering an unparalleled level of service & quality.

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

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Closing date: 09 Feb 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

    Days and shifts to be confirmed by employer.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000122328

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As a Heavy Vehicle Technician, you will service & repair all systems within the vehicle including engine & exhaust systems, air brakes, air conditioning & electronics. Work will range from replacing parts to solving complex faults using diagnostic methods and equipment. With evermore-complex technologies, the tasks are constantly changing.

You will learn the key principles, practices and skills that underpin the role before further developing and applying your skills in more complex situations.

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

You will work towards a Level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician apprenticeship standard.

Training will be delivered at the purpose-built Mercedes-Benz Training Academy in Milton Keynes on a block release programme.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Completing an apprenticeship is just the start of your career at Mercedes-Benz. Examples of some career paths our graduates have taken are:

  • Maintenance, System, Diagnostic Technicians
  • Breakdown/Recoveries
  • Service Team Leader
  • Service Manager
  • After Sales Manager 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired

Things to consider

Please ensure that you have the ability to travel to the place of employment daily and consider this in relation to potential wages. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that is part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). Salary will be at least apprentice national minimum wage.

About the employer

A globally recognised car company whose range includes some of the most valuable brands in the automotive industry.

Employer

Rossetts Commercials (Aldershot)

Address

Unit 1

GU12 4TD

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Training

Training provider

MERCEDES-BENZ CARS UK LIMITED

Contact

apprentice_recruitment@mercedes-benz.com

01908301496

Apprenticeship standard

Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 09 Feb 2023