Renault Trucks Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship RENAULT TRUCKS UK LTD

Remit are recruiting on behalf of Renault trucks works who have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to kick start their career and join their skilled team as a Heavy Vehicle Technician. If you are interested, apply now!

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

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Closing date: 16 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £21,600.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday (Times to be confirmed).

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000220575

  • Positions

    2 available

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 breaking, 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

Annual Pay Increases Pay will be reviewed at the following milestones:

  • Birthday anniversaries
  • Completion of an Apprentice level
  • As part of the annual salary review process

The training you will be getting

Training is delivered in the workplace and on block release to Remit’s Automotive Academy in Derby. There are a total of 15 x 1 week blocks over the 3 year programme. The costs of hotel accommodation, food and travel are met by the employer and there will be no cost to you.

You will also receive 1-2-1 support from your Development Coach to help you achieve:

  • IMI Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Level 3
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths (if required)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The company would aim to offer full-time employment to the successful candidate on completion of the Apprenticeship Scheme.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Enthusiasm to learn, Mechanically minded

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Englisg (Grade 9-4 (A*-C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4 (A*-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 Recruitment Process: If you are among the shortlisted candidates, you will be contacted by phone to discuss the opportunity in greater detail. Following that, you will be required to complete online English and Maths assessments before your application is submitted to the employer

About the employer

Renault Trucks Essex, based at West Thurrock, is located within 5 minutes of the M25 junction 30 and is fully equipped to meet the requirements of operators in the region. The site features comprehensive workshop facilities, offering a wide range of services including:

Employer

RENAULT TRUCKS UK LTD

Address

Weston Avenue

Waterglade Industrial Park

West Thurrock

RM20 3FZ

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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

Please click on the link below to apply

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

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Closing date: 16 Aug 2024