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: 24 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    16 -17 £6.72 18-20 £9.03 21 plus £11.44

  • Working week

    Mon to Fri; shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    22 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

This dedicated three-year programme gives emphasis to electronics, diagnosis and computer management systems. All aspects of heavy vehicle technology are embedded in the programme. Most of your time you will spend in the dealership gaining hands-on experience and on the job training under the guidance of a trained mentor. During your 6 weeks period of residential training at the Renault Training Academy (REMIT College), you will cover technology in engines, transmissions and the latest electronic diagnostic techniques covering all vehicle systems. With the continued growth of the Renault Trucks product, winning awards and ongoing market launches of a wider Electric Truck and Van portfolio, being part of Renault Trucks is an exciting place to be.

Want to join us? At Renault, we pride ourselves on producing world class vehicles with excellent performance and impeccable reliability. We train our staff to the same high standards via our Technician Apprentice Programme – considered to be the best in the industry.

  • To attain high levels of morale and focus to ensure the highest possible levels of productive efficiency, quality of workmanship and production finish in order to sustain growth in customer confidence in the service provided by the Dealer point
  • Assist technician to carry out repairs according to Renault procedures in a safe and responsible manner
  • Learn how to use Renault special tools safely and efficiently
  • Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) when required
  • Assist with cleaning the workshop
  • Comply with warranty procedures during repairs and with warranty material on completion of repair
  • Ensure that the company’s time recording procedures are complied with
  • Ensure job cards are completed accurately
  • Ensure all vehicle defects are reported to workshop Supervisor
  • Attend college courses regularly and achieve the standards required by the course
  • Attend any technical or development training that is made available

General duties:

  • Work with the team to ensure a strong top team ethos
  • Support the development of character, skills, attitude and superior individual and team performance
  • Ensure that you conduct yourself in a business-like and professional manner
  • Ensure that the workshop facilities, equipment and tools are kept clean, tidy and maintained, reflecting the Renault image of an efficient and modern retail Dealer point.
  • Salary: 16 -17 £6.72 18-20 £9.03 21 plus £11.44

The training you will be getting

This is a Renault Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Manufacturer Apprenticeship programme, delivered by Remit Training. Awarding Body: Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) Training is delivered in the workplace and on block release at Remit’s dedicated Heavy Vehicle Academy in Derby. There are a total of 15 blocks over the 36 month programme, which are split between 1 day of virtual classes and 4 days in Derby. The costs for accommodation, food and travel are met by the employer and there will be no cost to you.

You will also be assigned a dedicated Development Coach who will give you 1-2-1 support and guidance to help you achieve the following IMI qualifications: As a result, you will receive the following qualification:

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

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Progression to a higher qualification
  • Full time employment at Renault Truck Commercials
  • Residential training in Derbyshire
  • Internationally recognised accreditation
  • All qualification fees and residential accommodation paid for 
  • Team building and special events

The facilities provided by REMIT are state-of-the-art and the workshops world class; REMIT are a Centre of Vocational Excellence for both retail and motor vehicle training and have excellent links with employers across the nation. The training academy has knowledgeable and friendly staff that are there to support you and has excellent success rates.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Enthusiasm to learn, Mechanically minded


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4 (A*-C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (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

The largest dealer group in the Renault Trucks network delivering sales and service solutions for operation.




East Kent International Freight Terminal

Highstreet Road

ME13 9EN

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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 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

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

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Closing date: 24 May 2024