The is a rare and exciting opportunity to join the UK’s largest family-owned ADR specialist logistics business. If you have a passion for working on HGV Vehicles and want to gain your qualification and start a great career this could be the role for you. If you are interested, please ensure you read all the job specification before applying. Duties include fault diagnosis of both mechanical and electrical systems, attending breakdown incidents where required and ensuring consistent quality of work within appropriate job timings.

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Closing date: 10 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80 to £19,760.00

    Company will pay minimum wage for the age

    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

    Shift 0600 - 1430 and 1430 - 2300 (1/2 hr Break) Monday to Friday One week of earlies and then one week of lates

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    19 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Service and repair of heavy and light commercial vehicles
  • MOT preparation and inspection work on vehicles and trailers
  • Fault diagnosis of both mechanical and electrical systems
  • Attending breakdown incidents where required
  • Working within H&S best practices promoting a safety-first culture
  • Ensuring consistent quality of work within appropriate job timings
  • Timely completion of all specific company and official paperwork

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

  • HGV Appreticeship Level 3
  • Functional Skills Level 2 In maths and English if Required 
  • All training will be delivered on the job by qualified coaches 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

A full time position within the company on succsesful completion of the appreticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Logical, Team working, Basic Motor Vehicle knowledge


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

Things to consider

Please be aware this role demands early and late starts and you need to be able to get yourself to the business for both 6am start then 11pm finishes. The shifts work one week on each shift

About the employer

Professional expertise, 90 years of experience, a commitment to quality and unrivalled customer service have really put Clarke on the map. We offer economy to next day deliveries services in the UK as well as managed services to Ireland and Europe. Long-term partnerships are at the heart of our business. We help your business grow, whilst taking care of your logistics requirements. We have a dedicated team for services in both the UK and Ireland which enables us to offer premium levels of services to our customers, ensuring our clients’ needs are met and dealt with quickly and efficiently.




Unit 9 Autobase Ind. Est, Tipton Road, West Midlands

B69 3HU

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Training provider



Karen Jackson

Apprenticeship standard

Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician

Level 3 (A level)

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