Volvo Trucks Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship VOLVO GROUP UK LIMITED

This apprenticeship is the level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician standard programme with Volvo Truck & Bus in Stockton, TS18 2RF. As an apprentice, you will learn how to inspect, maintain and repair Volvo commercial vehicles to the manufacturers and DVSA standard.

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

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £17,888.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 4.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    32 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000228073

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Recruiting now for summer 2024!!!

Remit are proud to be partnered with Volvo Trucks to deliver their HGV Technician apprenticeships. Volvo Trucks has always recognised the value that apprenticeships can bring to the business. Each year, they have more than 300  men and women go through their apprentice scheme and go on to progress further within the company.

A Volvo trained apprentice will become a top class asset to their business for years to come.

This year, Volvo launched their ‘Women in HGV’ initiative to bust the myth that the automotive sector is just for men and have seen great results in welcoming more women into the business.

Start dates are from May to August 2024.

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

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.

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
  • Holiday Pay
  • Residential training with expert support and guidance
  • Internationally recognised accreditation
  • Fully paid for training course, including all qualification fees and accommodation
  • Team building, special events and graduation day

The training you will be getting

  • 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 the Volvo Trucks

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

  • Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Standard Level 3

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Volvo Trucks provide all their apprentices with the skills needed to become fully qualified and competent individuals with a secure vocation at Volvo
  • 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, Logical, Patience, Physical fitness, Mechanically minded, Motivated, Enthusiasm to learn

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

The first Volvo truck was born in 1928. Since then, they have grown to become the largest producer of heavy trucks in Europe. Their reliability is renowned. And it’s underpinned by their three core values – quality, safety and environmental care. With a network of over 85 fully equipped Volvo Truck & Bus workshops throughout the UK and Ireland, customers can count on their certified technicians to keep your Volvo truck in optimal condition.

Employer

VOLVO GROUP UK LIMITED

Address

1 Tees Bridge Approach Road

Stockton-On-Tees

TS18 2RF

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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: 31 Mar 2024