Level 3 HGV Maintenance Apprenticeship GIST LIMITED

Are you a recent school/college leaver and deciding what to do next? Or looking for a career change? We have an exciting opportunity to earn whilst you learn at a leading supply chain and logistics company. We are looking for an HGV Maintenance Apprentice to join our busy Engineering team at our Vehicle Maintenance Unit (VMU) based in Faverhsam.

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

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £17,600.00

  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed, may work evenings and weekends.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000197398

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The opportunity: 

You will work within a friendly and experienced team carrying out all aspects of vehicle maintenance and repairs on a large fleet of commercial vehicles and trailers including breakdowns and recovery. Some key responsibilities include: 

  • Support the Engineering team with preparing vehicles for MOT, service repairs and defects
  • Keep tools and equipment in a clean and working condition
  • Maintain safety standards at all times and use protective equipment provided

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

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 5 GCSE’s including a C/4 in Maths and English
  • Problem solving skills
  • The drive and passion for continual learning whilst gaining on-the- job experience

Where will you study?

We have partnered with local colleges to deliver the level 3 HGV Maintenance Apprenticeship standard. Depending on the college you will be expected to attend the course on a day release or block release basis. 

If you're looking to work in a fast-paced environment, be given the opportunity to lead teams of people, and receive a structured career progression path, an apprenticeship scheme with Gist is perfect for you.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Following your apprenticeship you will become an HGV Fitter and work your way towards becoming a manager inone of our workshops

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

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

About the employer

At Gist, we pride ourselves in transforming supply chains, with a proven track record spanning 50 years. Our vision is to deliver industry leading logistics and supply chain transformation for the benefit of our customers and shareholders. Our customers include Marks and Spencer, Tesco, Morrisons and 2 Sisters Food Group. With people and safety at the heart of everything we do, we are; progressive, accountable, collaborative and ethical.

Employer

GIST LIMITED

Address

Gist

Oare Road

Faversham

ME13 7TW

Contact

Alex Woods

apprentices@gistworld.com

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Training

Training provider

IPS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

Online application form, Insight Day, Final Interview

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Sep 2023