Apprentice HGV Technician LC Vehicle Hire

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team at LC Vehicle Hire as an HGV Technician Apprentice where you will be working alongside a qualified Technician/Mentor learning how to service, maintain & repair a range of different manufacturer light and heavy commercial vehicles, Feel this could be the role for you? Apply today!

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Closing date: 30 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £5.30 per hour, being reviewed in April to increase.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 08:00 - 16:30. 30-minute unpaid lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    01 Feb 2024

  • Date posted

    09 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties include:

  • Learning the fundamentals of HV technologies - HV chassis, engine, fuels, transmissions, hydraulic & air braking, electrical systems, & testing
  • Ensure all job cards & service sheets are completed in a timely manner
  • Liaise with parts department to identify & order parts
  • To represent LC Vehicle Hire in a professional & courteous manner 

The training you will be getting

Block release at SMB Group, Stephenson College campus, Thornborough Road, Coalville LE67 3TN will include:

  • Delivery of HGV Maintenance Technician Level 3 - Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills maths and English (if applicable)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Full employment to candidate after the completion of the apprenticeship scheme.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Physical fitness, Willingness to learn


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

Apprentices will be required to attend SMB Group - Stephenson Campus on a block release basis. All accommodation and travel to and from college will be provided by the employer. More information on our block release delivery will be explained throughout the recruitment process.

About the employer

LC Vehicle Hire are experts in commercial vehicle hire and provide a wide range of vehicles for contract hire, short term rental and sales. We specialise in construction, highway maintenance, traffic management and haulage vehicles and we also offer cars, vans and 4×4’s. Approximately 2,000 self-drive vehicles are now operating from our six depots throughout the UK. We have a reputation of a high standard of service.


LC Vehicle Hire


Unit 110

Burcott Road


BS11 8AF

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Training provider


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 Department


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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