Volvo Trucks Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship MC TRUCK & BUS LIMITED

This apprenticeship is the level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician standard programme with MC Truck & Bus in Maidstone, ME20 7BT. 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: 31 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    39 hours, 8 hour shifts, Monday - Friday (earliers 6am-2:30pm & lates 1:45pm-10pm)

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    32 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    01 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

MC Truck & Bus Ltd are part of the Volvo dealer network for Volvo Trucks and they are currently recruiting for high quality apprentices to train as a Volvo Technicians through the award-winning Volvo Technician Apprenticeship Programme. MC Trucks 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

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.

Two years after achieving your qualification, MC Trucks will pay for you to obtain a HGV Licence.

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?

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 Crossroads, through our bespoke personal development programme.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Enthusiasm to learn, Mechanically minded


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

With roots firmly planted in the commercial vehicles market, MC Truck & Bus have been providing transport solutions for over 30 years. With a demonstrable track record of consistently delivering new and preowned vehicle sales, contract hire, rental, fleet and asset management, maintenance and support services on a national level, MC Truck & Bus are proudly part of the Volvo Trucks dealer network. Founded in 1927, Volvo is one of the world's leading manufacturers of heavy commercial vehicles and diesel engines. Delivering cutting edge innovation and technical excellence while staying true to their core values of Saftey, Quality and Environmental impacts.




Beddow Way

Aylesford North

ME20 7BT

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Training provider


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: 31 Mar 2023