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Volvo Trucks Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship VOLVO GROUP UK LIMITED

This apprenticeship is the level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician standard programme with Volvo Truck & Bus in Thetford, IP24 1HZ. As an apprentice, you will learn how to maintain and repair large commercial vehicles to the manufacturers and DSVA standard.

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

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Closing date: 07 May 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,480.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 4.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    32 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    7 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000124383

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

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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.

Duties will include:

  • 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
  • You will spend most of your time working within the depot gaining hands-on experience and on the job training under the supervision of a trained mentor

During your residential training at the Volvo Truck & Bus Training Academy (Remit – Derby), you will cover topics such as engines, transmissions and learn about the latest electronic diagnostic techniques covering all vehicle systems.

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 18 x 1 week blocks over the 32 month 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?

  • As an apprentice, you will be a full time employee from the very beginning and while training you’ll be earning your place as an integral part of the workshop team
  • Once you have achieved your qualification, you will have further opportunities to progress to positions such as Shift Supervisor or Service Manager

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

The first Volvo truck was born in 1928. Since then, they have grown to become the largest producer of heavy trucks in Europe. Their reliability is renowned. And it’s underpinned by their three core values – quality, safety and environmental care. With a network of over 85 fully equipped Volvo Truck & Bus workshops throughout the UK and Ireland, customers can count on their certified technicians to keep your Volvo truck in optimal condition.

Employer

VOLVO GROUP UK LIMITED

Address

34 Howlett Way

IP24 1HZ

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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: 07 May 2023