Scania Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship - SUMMER START HAYDOCK COMMERCIAL VEHICLES LIMITED

This apprenticeship is the Level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician standard programme with Haydock Commercials in Widnes, WA8 8XW. The right candidate will work alongside Scania’s qualified Technicians to receive extensive training in maintaining HGVs.

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

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Closing date: 27 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    40 hours, 08:00 - 16:30, Monday to Friday (Shifts may vary)

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    32 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

For more than 120 years Scania has been at the forefront of the automotive industry and today is one of the world’s most recognised and respected commercial vehicle brands, Haydock Commercials are an independently owned Scania dealer and a provider of quality used trucks in the North West of England and North Wales. Working for Haydock Commercials is not just about the job. Scania goes the extra mile to provide an excellent employment package for every member of staff. This can include financial incentive schemes, pension, Scania Rewards, an Employee Assistance Programme, as well as 25 days' holiday which will increase in line with your time with the company. As part of the Scania Apprenticeship Programme, you will have the opportunity to gain new skills and knowledge whilst carrying out maintenance and repairs on Scania heavy vehicles in your workplace, this will include mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical vehicle systems. You will also receive excellent training at Scania’s state-of-the-art training academy to further develop your new skills and knowledge to the next level.

Roles and Responsibilities

– You Will:

• Work alongside a qualified technician to learn how to carry out repairs according to Scania procedures in a safe and responsible manner

• Be trained on how to service, maintain and repair Scania vehicles which have the latest technology

• Learn the fundamentals of heavy vehicle technologies – heavy vehicle chassis, engine, fuels, transmissions, hydraulic and air braking, electrical systems, and testing

• Be taught how to setup accessories and specific equipment on the vehicles

• Ensure appropriate work logs are kept for all vehicles, and all job cards and service sheets are completed in a timely manner

• Keep high levels of morale and focus to ensure the highest possible levels of productive efficiency, quality of workmanship, and production finish in order to sustain growth in customer confidence in the service provided

• Represent Haydock Commercials in a professional and courteous manner when dealing with customers and the general public

• Communicate effectively with other departments in the business

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?

Scania invests considerably in staff development and training and you can expect to receive comprehensive training to provide opportunities for career progression not only in the UK but throughout their global organisation.

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 enough applications. Recruitment Process: If you are among the shortlisted candidates, you will be invited to attend an online presentation & have a telephone interview to discuss the opportunity in greater detail. Following that, you will be required to complete online English and Maths assessments before your application is submitted to the employer.

About the employer

Haydock Commercials are an independently owned Scania dealer and a provider of quality used trucks in the North West of England and North Wales. Haydock supply and service a wide range of high quality pre-owned Scania vehicles of all specifications and ages with specialist Technicians at their Preston, Warrington, Widnes, Ellesmere Port and Deeside sites who are highly qualified to keep your vehicle on the road.




Pickerings Road

Halebank Industrial Estate



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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: 27 Mar 2023