Are you wanting to start your career in the automotive industry? As a Heavy Vehicle Apprentice, you will be working alongside experienced team members to service, inspect and repair vehicles. If you are keen to join the industry and develop your skills apply today!
Closing date: 23 Jan 2024
1st year £7.93 2nd year £9.18 3rd year £12.85
Total hours per week: 40
Possible start date
24 Jan 2024
29 Aug 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What you will do in your working day
You will have the opportunity to gain new skills and knowledge whilst carrying out maintenance and repairs on heavy vehicles in your workplace, this will include mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical vehicle systems.
Some of the tasks you will be working on include:
- Servicing vehicles – carrying out checks and general maintenance according to the manufacturers’ guidelines
- Repairing and replacing faulty parts and components
- Maintaining repair and service records
The training you will be getting
Training is delivered in the workplace and via seven weekly college blocks per year at S&B Automotive Academy, you will be required to travel to the college and stay in hotel accommodation whilst on blocks. All costs for training are met by the employer and there will be no cost to you.
As a result, you will receive the following qualification:
- Level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship Standard
- Level 2 Functional Skills in maths & English (if not already exempt)
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
As a company we are committed to providing development and training opportunities to our employees. An apprenticeship is the grounding for your future development and there are lots of opportunities to develop your career. At the successful completion of training the intention is for the apprentice to be offered full-time employment as a skilled heavy vehicle technician.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired
Things to consider
About the employer
S & B AUTOMOTIVE ACADEMY LIMITED
Adjustments for experience
You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:
- qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
- industry or sector experience
Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician
Level 3 (A level)
If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.
You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications
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