Apprentice HGV Mechanic JPW COMMERCIAL LTD

You will be based within the garage workshop and will be involved in learning all aspects of vehicle repair and maintenance, including vehicle servicing, MOT preparation, removal, replacement and overhaul of major components and electrical fault diagnostics.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,144.00

    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 - Friday 08.00am - 16.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 42.5

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    09 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000248682

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Use of diagnostic equipment to identify vehicle faults
  • Testing of parts and systems to ensure correct working
  • Following checklists to ensure all critical parts of vehicles are examined
  • Carrying out bumper-to-bumper overview, service and inspection
  • Maintenance of electronic systems including on board entertainment systems
  • Undertaking repair and maintenance of vehicle parts including clutches, gearboxes, tyres, brakes and suspension
  • Completion of legible and accurate paperwork for the customers and centres records

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship Standard level 3
  • 1 Day College Release - Stoke on Trent College 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

To be a qualified HGV Technician.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Punctuality, Practical Skills

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or Above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or Above) Essential

About the employer

Our team of fully qualified and highly skilled technicians offer a full range of services including the repair and maintenance of all commercial vehicles, trailers and all associated plant and equipment. We offer the latest in diagnostic technology in order to quickly and accurately diagnose faults, minimising vehicle down time. We also offer roller brake testing to VOSA standards, steam cleaning, welding and fabrication and tyres.

Employer

JPW COMMERCIAL LTD

Address

NILE STREET

STOKE ON TRENT

ST6 2BA

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Training

Training provider

STOKE ON TRENT COLLEGE

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

Rachel Dawson

rachel.dawson@stokecoll.ac.uk

01782 603689

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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