Apprentice Vehicle Maintenance Technician – Level 3 – Hereford 2023 BALFOUR BEATTY PLC

We designed our three-year Heavy Vehicle Mechanic Apprenticeship Scheme to start your journey towards becoming an industry expert. The nature of the work ranges from replacing simple parts through to solving complex faults with the use of diagnostic methods and equipment. So, expect practical training, talented colleagues and loads of experience.

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

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Closing date: 16 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8am to 5pm. Employees under the age of 18 will not work more than 40 hours.

    Total hours per week: 42

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    04 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To report to and follow work instruction from mentor & supervisor
  • To maintain, fault find and repair vehicles & equipment under supervision and guidance
  • To carry out scheduled PMI inspections and service under supervision and guidance
  • To be self-motivated
  • The ability to work within a team with a willing to help attitude
  • To have a proactive approach to tidiness
  • Maintain clean & orderly work areas
  • To have a high standard of safety awareness
  • To complete all documentation clearly & accurately

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

During the three-year Advanced Apprenticeship in Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance you would complete the full framework on day release.

On completion of the standard the L3 Engineering Technician will be eligible to apply for registration as an Engineering Technician with a relevant professional body. On completion and achievement of the standard, candidates will have the opportunity to progress to Master Technician, management or to develop in their current role.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

You will be given a career path on joining that will take you through the different roles and experiences you should gain through the apprenticeship. 

After completing the Advanced Apprenticeship, you would be given full support to develop into a qualified Mechanic or may have the option to be supported towards a management role via a degree and professional status.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent STEM subjects (min 5 GCSEs) and English (Grade 9-4) Essential

About the employer

Balfour Beatty is the UK’s largest construction and infrastructure business. Each day our projects change people’s lives and communities for the better. We built the famous London Aquatic Centre and you’ll find our mark in all kinds of infrastructure like hospitals, major roads, rail and power networks. Each year we seek the best apprentices to come and join our ever changing business.




Unit 3, Thorn Business Park




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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Click on the link, answer a few questions, upload your CV . Following this, if you meet the criteria, the manager will invite preferred candidates in for a face to face interview or assessment centre.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 16 Jun 2023