Apprentice Heavy Vehicle Technician BB COMMERCIAL VEHICLE & TAIL LIFT REPAIRS LTD
Walsall College are recruiting on behalf of BB Commercial Vehicle & Tail Lift Repairs Ltd who have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to start their career and join their skilled team as a Heavy Vehicle Technician. If you are interested, apply now! The role involves diagnostics, using the latest diagnostic equipment.
Closing date: 12 Dec 2023
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 40.0
Possible start date
15 Dec 2023
13 Oct 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What you will do in your working day
A Heavy Vehicle Service Technician will inspect, maintain, and repair large vehicles weighing 3.5 tonnes and over.
The Heavy Vehicle Technicians jobs fall into three main categories:
- Servicing - carrying out checks
- Maintenance - replacing/repairing engine parts
- Diagnostics - using the latest diagnostic equipment
As an apprentice, you will observe, learn and gain an understanding of a wide range of engineering skills and processes while under the instruction of skilled technical staff.
You will be able to:
- Demonstrate these skills and processes as the training period progresses by working independently or with a team
- Learn and understand the importance of health and safety within the workplace
- Learn the fundamental technologies - Heavy Vehicle chassis design, engine, fuels, transmissions, hydraulic and air braking, etc
- Develop the skills to construct or modify apparatus and instruments from verbal instructions and drawings
- Learn how to maintain workshop equipment and to keep it in good repair
The training you will be getting
- Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will achieve a Level 3 HGV Technician Standard, plus any relevant Maths and English functional skills (if needed)
- Throughout your time as an apprentice, you will be supported by BB Commercials and Walsall College. You will be assigned a training coordinator
- Training requirements will be discussed at the point of employment to suit both your own and business needs
- Most training and studying will be site-based and you will attend one training day per week at Walsall College
- You should be comfortable with planning your workload as you progress through the apprenticeship
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
- For the right applicant there will be full-time employment at the end of the apprenticeship
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Things to consider
About the employer
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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