Renault Trucks Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship - Summer Start SPARKS COMMERCIAL SERVICES LTD

Remit Group are recruiting on behalf of Sparks Commercial Vehicles which is looking for a new Heavy vehicle apprentice to join their highly skilled Renault Trucks team in the Summer. Inspecting and repairing a range of heavy vehicles (HVs) and trailers for dealerships, independent garages and franchise and large fleet operators.

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

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Closing date: 21 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8am to 4.30pm with 30-mins unpaid lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

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) licenses and legal obligations and as a technician apprentice, you will receive training to the manufacturer and DVSAs standard.

The Heavy Vehicle Technician’s job falls into three main categories:

  • Servicing - regular preventive checks
  • Maintenance - replacing any parts showing signs of wear and tear
  • Repairs - repair or replace anything damaged or faulty

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 is a total of 15 x 1-week blocks over the 3-year 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 team. Once you have achieved your qualification, you will have further opportunities to progress to Maintenance Technician, Master Technician, or managerial roles like Shift Supervisor or Workshop Controller.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Interpersonal skills, Mechanically minded


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9* - 4 (A - C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9* - 4 (A - 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

Sparks Commercials began 30 years ago and remains a family run business with a dedicated team at the heart. The team started with Michael and Julie Spark and has since grown into a successful business of 100 employees with an unwavering commitment to provide excellent customer service. Sparks work with their customers to deliver transport solutions that suits everyone. Everything from finding the right truck or van to creating the right aftersales maintenance package to keep their customers on the road.




Cabot Lane

BH17 7BX

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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: 21 Jul 2023