Heavy Goods Service and Maintenance Apprentice Technician (35754) GESS TRANSPORT SERVICES LTD

A fantastic opportunity has arisen with Gess Transport Services Ltd. They need an apprentice HGV mechanic to join the team in their busy workshop in Newton-le-Willows, keeping their Fleet of vehicles on the road.

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

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Closing date: 22 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40

    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 to Friday, hours TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    08 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    29 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000202087

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

A normal day would include:

  • Keeping the workshop clean and tidy
  • Using the tools and equipment used in vehicle maintenance and repair
  • Learning safe working procedures in the workshop
  • Assisting other technicians with their work whilst receiving on the job training
  • Learning how to service a vehicle and safely remove and replace engine, chassis, electrical and transmission components
  • Learning simple and complex fault diagnosis and repairs on engine, chassis, transmission, and electrical system

How you will be supported:
Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role.

What will happen next:
New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:

  • More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
  • Any training you need to complete
  • What the next steps will be

How you could get there:
If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on www.tfgm.com to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

The training you will be getting

  • Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Advanced Level Apprenticeship gaining a Level 3 heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician qualification.
  • Functional skills if required.
  • Blended on/off the job training and location to be confirmed.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Team working, Interest in automotive trade, Knowledge of heavy vehicles, Punctual, Reliable, Honest, A willingness to learn

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired

About the employer

At Gess Transport Services we provide a quality service with honest rates, with no compromise on workmanship and results. They understand how important your Business is to you and wherever possible, they operate at a same day service so they may always keep their fleet of vehicles on the road.

Employer

GESS TRANSPORT SERVICES LTD

Address

UNIT 14A

SANKEY VALLEY INDUSTRIAL ESTATE

JUNCTION LANE

WA12 8DN

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Training

Training provider

THE GROWTH COMPANY 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:

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

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


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 22 Dec 2023