Volvo Trucks Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship HARTSHORNE MOTOR SERVICES LIMITED

This apprenticeship is the level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician standard programme with Hartshorne Motor Services in Chesterton, ST5 7RX. As an apprentice, you will learn how to maintain and repair large Volvo vehicles to the manufacturers and DSVA standard.

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

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Closing date: 24 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

  • Working week

    8am - 4pm, Monday - Friday.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    32 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000219939

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Do you want a job with prospects, training, opportunity, and competitive pay that reflect the effort that you put in? Then there is only one choice - Hartshorne Motor Services.

We are looking for enthusiastic, driven, motivated individuals with a “can do” attitude and a strong desire to succeed. Your commitment is essential as this is not a short-term Programme, it is a long-term career, and therefore you must have an interest in the automotive industry.

Hartshorne Motor Services are recruiting now for a summer start. Don't delay, apply today!

There is a lot involved in keeping HGVs on the road, so you will gain a full understanding of the importance of 6-week checks, Operators (O) licence’s and legal obligations and as a Technician apprentice, you will receive training to the manufacturer and DVSAs standard.

What you’ll be learning.

A Heavy Vehicle Service Technician will inspect, maintain, and repair large vehicles weighing 3.5 tonnes and over such as HGV's and buses.

  • Servicing – carrying out inspections.
  • Maintenance – general and preventative maintenance.
  • Repairing – repairing/replacing parts.
  • Diagnostics – diagnosing faults in the onboard systems.

Training delivery.

In this programme, all aspects of heavy vehicle technology are embedded in this dedicated programme and involves a mix of academic learning and on-the-job training.

What are the benefits?

  • Full-time employment from day one.
  • Competitive salary as you progress.
  • Holiday Pay.
  • Residential training with expert support and guidance.
  • Internationally recognised accreditation.
  • Fully paid for training course, including all qualification fees and accommodation.

The training you will be getting

Training delivery.

In this programme, all aspects of heavy vehicle technology are embedded in this dedicated programme and involves a mix of academic learning and on-the-job training.

  • Practical learning in the workplace, shadowing your mentor and carrying out the work while being supervised.
  • Online studies, completing workbooks and job cards, attending online sessions and virtual classes with your Development Coach, all done during your working day.
  • Attending block release to the Volvo Training Academy in Derby, DE21 7BH every 2 months. All costs of your hotel food and accommodation plus all travel arrangements are covered by Hartshorne Motor Group.

What you’ll achieve.

On successfully completing the Volvo Apprentice Programme, you will gain national qualifications recognised throughout the automotive industry:

  • Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Level 3

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Hartshorne Motor Group provide all their apprentices with the skills needed to become fully qualified and competent individuals with a secure vocation. A Volvo trained apprentice will become a top class asset to their business for years to come. Volvo will do everything they can to help you achieve your goals.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Logical, Physical fitness

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Closing Dates: Please submit your application along with your CV as soon as possible to avoid disappointment; we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of applications

About the employer

Hartshorne Motor Services is today one of the leading Volvo Truck & Bus commercial vehicle distributors for the West Midlands, East Midlands, Shropshire and Staffordshire. The company was first established in 1968 and currently has 7 depots which are all fully equipped to meet their customers commercial vehicle needs, they provide full parts & service facilities for Volvo Truck & Bus as well as new and used sales

Employer

HARTSHORNE MOTOR SERVICES LIMITED

Address

Hammond Road

Parkhouse Industrial Estate

Chesterton

ST5 7RX

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Training

Training provider

REMIT GROUP 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: 24 Mar 2024