Apprentice HGV Technician LC Vehicle Hire

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team at LC Vehicle Hire as an HGV Technician Apprentice. You will be learning how to service, maintain and repair a range of different manufacturer light and heavy commercial vehicles. Feel this could be the role for you? Apply today!

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Closing date: 01 Aug 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £5.40 per hour, being reviewed in April to increase.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.00am - 4.30pm with a 30 minute unpaid lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    07 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Learning the fundamentals of HV technologies - HV chassis, engine, fuels, transmissions, hydraulic and air braking, electrical systems, and testing
  • Learning how to service, maintain and repair a range of different manufacturer light and heavy commercial vehicles
    Ensure all job cards and service sheets are completed in a timely manner
  • Working alongside a qualified Technician / Mentor
  • Liaise with parts department to identify and order parts
  • To represent LC Vehicle, Hire in a professional and courteous manner

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

Block release at SMB Group, Stephenson College campus, Thornborough Road, Coalville LE67 3TN will include:

  • Delivery of HGV Maintenance Technician Level 3 - Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills maths and English (if applicable)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Full employment to candidate after the completion of the apprenticeship scheme

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Physical fitness, Willingness to learn


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

Things to consider

Apprentices will be required to attend SMB Group - Stephenson Campus on a block release basis. All accommodation and travel to and from college will be provided by the employer. More information on our block release delivery will be explained throughout the recruitment process.

About the employer

LC Vehicle Hire are experts in commercial vehicle hire and provide a wide range of vehicles for contract hire, short term rental and sales. We specialise in construction, highway maintenance, traffic management and haulage vehicles and we also offer cars, vans and 4×4’s. Approximately 2,000 self-drive vehicles are now operating from our six depots throughout the UK. We have a reputation of a high standard of service.


LC Vehicle Hire


LC Vehicle Hire

420 Tong Street



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Training provider



Ellie-Mae Green

Apprenticeship standard

Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician

Level 3 (A level)

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