HGV Mechanic Apprentice HUNTER VEHICLES LTD

Hunter Vehicles are offering an amazing opportunity for you to work as part of a team specialising in the service and repair of commercial vehicles of all sizes.

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Closing date: 28 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

    To be confirmed.

    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

    Monday - Friday 8:00 - 17:00

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000195829

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Diagnostics
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Servicing
  • Repairs
  • Pre MOT / Ministry inspections
  • Logging and maintaining records accordingly
  • Comply with relevant regislation

The training you will be getting

The apprenticeship programme usually consists of the following elements:

Knowledge element
This is the technical certificate and covers the theory side of your work which is delivered when you attend College, so that you can put these newly acquired skills into practice at work.

Competence element
This is the practical side of the programme and is assessed directly within the workplace by a Harlow College Assessor to ensure that you are developing your skills within the workplace and putting all that you learn at College into practice
Functional skills: This area covers English, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) if not already at Grad 4 GCSE standard.

Transferable skills
These are the skills that help you develop your Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS) and your rights as an employee within the workplace (ERR).

The duration of the course is 36 months. You will attend College for 1 day a week and you be in the workplace for the remaining 4 days.

How and when will I study?
IMI NVQ Level 3 in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
Level 2 Functional Skills – English, if required,
Level 2 IT, if required
ERR (Employment Rights & Responsibilities)
PLTS (Personal Learning and Thinking Skills)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Permanent post after completion of the apprenticeship


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Enthusiasm/Motivation, Reliable

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 4/C or above) Essential

Things to consider

At times you will be; Working outdoors in all weather, Working offsite Working at heights (suitable equipment and training provided). Good access to public transport Overtime available Driving license would be an advantage but not essential.

About the employer

Located in Harlow, Enfield, Middlesex and Bedford, Hunter Vehicles Ltd has been involved in building and repairing commercial vehicles. The company has expanded to include a fully equipped commercial vehicle service department, four bay paintshop, bodyshop, DVSA approved tachograph centre, and it's own commercial vehicle daily hire fleet. We are also a Nissan Commercial Vehicle Approved Repairer. 60 years experience in the provision of high quality solutions in: Van & Truck Rental, Full Service Contract Hire, Vehicle Sales, Servicing & Repair, Commercial Bodybuilding and insurance recognised accident repairers has enabled us at Hunter to provide a comprehensive “ONE STOP SHOP” for the commercial vehicle industry. ANY VEHICLE, ANY MAKE.

Employer

HUNTER VEHICLES LTD

Address

3-4

MEAD PARK INDUSTRIAL ESTATE

HARLOW

CM20 2SE

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Training

Training provider

HARLOW COLLEGE

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:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Contact

Kellie Tighe

ktighe@harlow-college.ac.uk

07377125961

Apprenticeship standard

Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

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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