Apprentice Heavy Vehicle Technician REFUSE VEHICLE SOLUTIONS LIMITED

Are you wanting to start your career in the automotive industry? As an apprentice you will have an excellent opportunity to work as part of a skilled work force that is committed to quality. You will train as a qualified vehicle technician while working on multiple types of manufacturers vehicles!

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Closing date: 27 Jun 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

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    28 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    16 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000122896

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will have the opportunity to gain new skills and knowledge whilst carrying out maintenance and repairs on heavy vehicles in your workplace, this will include mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical vehicle systems. 

Some of the tasks you will be working on include:

  • Servicing vehicles – carrying out checks and general maintenance according to the manufacturers’ guidelines
  • Repairing and replacing faulty parts and components
  • Maintaining repair and service records

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

Training is delivered in the workplace and via seven weekly college blocks per year at S&B Automotive Academy, you will be required to travel to the college and stay in hotel accommodation whilst on blocks. All costs for training are met by the employer and there will be no cost to you.

As a result, you will receive the following qualification:

  • Level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths & English (if not already exempt)
     

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

As a company Refuse Vehicle Solutions are committed to providing development and training opportunities to our employees. An apprenticeship is the grounding for your future development and there are lots of opportunities to develop your career. At the successful completion of training the intention is for the apprentice to be offered full-time employment as a skilled heavy vehicle technician.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Logical, Creative

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

The competition for apprenticeship placements is strong so please ensure your application is tailored to the type of apprenticeship you are applying for, pay attention to presentation, spelling and grammar and include any relevant experience, hobbies/interests or qualifications.

About the employer

We supply cost-effective refuse vehicles – RediTruck (new from stock), Quality Used or Remanufactured – from a wide range of manufacturers and tailored to your individual specifications.

Employer

REFUSE VEHICLE SOLUTIONS LIMITED

Address

Greenacres

Ivybridge

PL21 9HU

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Training

Training provider

S & B AUTOMOTIVE ACADEMY LIMITED

Contact

Luke Morison

lmorison@sandbaa.com

07398 092218

Apprenticeship standard

Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician

Level 3 (A level)


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