Scania Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship PIP BAYLEYS LTD

This apprenticeship is the Level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician standard programme with Pip Bayleys in Blunham, MK44 3DE. The right candidate will work alongside Pip Bayley’s qualified Technicians to receive extensive training in maintaining HGVs.

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Closing date: 03 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    40 hours, 9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    34 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    28 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 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. Working for Pip Bayleys 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 at Pip Bayleys.

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 Pip Bayleys in a professional and courteous manner when dealing with customers and the general public
  • Communicate effectively with other departments in the business

The starting wage for 16/17 year olds is the Apprentice National Minimum of £192.40 per week For over 18's it is higher and is dependant on age and experience

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

During your heavy vehicle apprenticeship programme, you will be required to attend Scania’s state-of-the-art training academy, the biggest automotive training facility in the UK.

You will visit the training academy for 18 separate weeks (Mon – Fri) over the duration of the 34 month programme. All travel expenses to and from the academy, together with the costs of the hotel accommodation, are paid for by Scania.

As Scania’s dedicated training partner, Remit will deliver comprehensive training to all apprentices periodically throughout the programme. During these training sessions, your Development Coach will review your progress, set SMART targets, and identify any additional support that you may require.

As a result, you will achieve:

  • IMI Level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician
  • IRTEC Accreditation
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in English and maths (if applicable)

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

Pip Bayleys are an official Scania dealer, as well as selling new and used Scania commercial vehicles, they also maintain the vehicles for their customers. Based in Blunham, Bedford they are able to offer a range of services in the Midlands.




Unit 5

The Ridgeway

MK44 3DE

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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: 03 Jul 2023