Apprentice Heavy Vehicle Technician REFUSE VEHICLE SOLUTIONS LIMITED

Are you wanting to start your career in the automotive industry? As a Heavy Vehicle Apprentice, you will be working alongside experienced team members to service, inspect and repair vehicles. If you are keen to join the industry and develop your skills apply today!

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Closing date: 10 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    11 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    19 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000246110

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

You will have the opportunity to gain new skills and knowledge whilst carrying out maintenance and repairs on heavy vehicles in your workplace, this will include mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical vehicle systems. 

Some of the tasks you will be working on include:

  • Servicing vehicles – carrying out checks and general maintenance according to the manufacturers’ guidelines.
  • Repairing and replacing faulty parts and components.
  • Maintaining repair and service records

The training you will be getting

Training is delivered in the workplace and via seven weekly college blocks per year at S&B Automotive Academy, you will be required to travel to the college and stay in hotel accommodation whilst on blocks. All costs for training are met by the employer and there will be no cost to you.

As a result, you will receive the following qualification:

  • Level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths & English (if not already exempt)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

As a company we are committed to providing development and training opportunities to our employees. An apprenticeship is the grounding for your future development and there are lots of opportunities to develop your career. At the successful completion of training the intention is for the apprentice to be offered full-time employment as a skilled heavy vehicle technician.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Patience

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

The competition for apprenticeship placements is strong so please ensure your application is modified to the type of apprenticeship you are applying for, pay attention to presentation, spelling and grammar and include any relevant experience, hobbies/interests or qualifications.

About the employer

The UK's leading independent supplier of New, Quality Used, Refurbished and Electric Conversion Refuse Vehicles. From sourcing vehicles using over 100 years of experience to our rigorous inspection processes, comprehensive scope of works and stringent quality control through to delivery, the standard of our vehicles and our service is second to none.

Employer

REFUSE VEHICLE SOLUTIONS LIMITED

Address

Bristol Road

Cam

Dursley

GL11 5HX

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Training

Training provider

S & B AUTOMOTIVE ACADEMY 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

Contact

Luke Morison

lmorison@sandbaa.com

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


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