Scania Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship SCANIA (GREAT BRITAIN) LIMITED

This apprenticeship is the Level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician standard programme with Scania GB in Spalding, PE11 3UG. The right candidate will work alongside Scania’s qualified Technicians to receive extensive training in maintaining HGVs. Competitive salary, Annual bonus and Designated on-site mentor.

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Closing date: 03 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,600.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    32 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    07 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000249303

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

You do not need any previous experience. Our proven apprenticeship has been designed with you in mind. As a key member of the Scania family from day one, you will be trained by their own inhouse professionals, work alongside existing skilled technicians, and learn at their very own training academy.

Throughout this three-year apprenticeship, we will help you grow into an experienced technician, becoming an expert on a wide range of Heavy Vehicles and associated products.

You will have an enthusiasm for learning new skills, an interest in repairing and maintaining vehicles and the dedication to grow within a well-established business. Scania are committed to providing you with the knowledge you require.

Have a look at what your peers have to say:

Meet Joe – Technician apprentice of the year award winner (2023): Joe started at Scania in 2020, with no previous experience. He is now a fully qualified HGV technician and has just won the ‘Apprentice of the Year’ award. “From the start, I was made to feel part of the family, Scania paid for all the apprentices throughout the country to go on a team bonding week, completing fun challenges, building teamwork, and learning leadership skills. When I heard about the ‘apprentice of the year’ award my goal was always to win it. I have learnt so much throughout my 3 years in the workshop, from the course and from all the experienced technicians around me. I have two new goals now… to help our next apprentice win apprentice of the year and to develop my own skills further by entering the ‘IMI’ awards. I would highly recommend an apprenticeship with Scania, to anyone interested in becoming an HGV technician”.

Quote from Scania GB's MD, Chris Newitt: Apprentices are a vital part of Scania. They represent the future not just for us but also the wider automotive industry. As a large global organisation, it is essential that we invest in our futures. By doing so it allows us to help people start their working life with the opportunity to grow and develop, all with the peace of mind that being part of a successful global company brings. As the Managing Director of Scania UK, it is my job to ensure we have a diverse and dynamic group of apprentices that we can help shape and nurture to enjoy a successful career, and together, as a team, ensure the future success of Scania.

If you are interested in becoming a HGV Technician, please apply today.

The training you will be getting

During your heavy vehicle apprenticeship programme, you will be required to attend Scania’s state-of-the-art training academy, the biggest automotive training facility in the UK.

You will visit the training academy for 18 separate weeks (Mon – Fri) over the duration of the 32 month programme. All travel expenses to and from the academy, together with the costs of the hotel accommodation, are paid for by the employer.

As Scania’s dedicated training partner, Remit will deliver comprehensive training to all apprentices periodically throughout the programme. During these training sessions, your Development Coach will review your progress, set SMART targets, and identify any additional support that you may require. As a result, you will achieve:

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

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Scania invests considerably in staff development and training and you can expect to receive comprehensive training to provide opportunities for career progression not only in the UK but throughout their global organisation.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Enthusiasm to learn, Mechanically minded

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (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 enough applications. Start dates can be tailored to suit school leavers.

About the employer

Scania are a world-leading provider of transport solutions, manufacturing heavy vehicles intended for long-distance haulage, regional and local distribution of goods as well as construction and emergency service vehicles, buses and coaches. Scania are a well-known global brand with production facilities in 11 countries in Europe, Asia and South America and assembly plants in 10 countries in Africa, Asia and Europe

Employer

SCANIA (GREAT BRITAIN) LIMITED

Address

Wardentree Lane

Pinchbeck

PE11 3UG

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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: 03 Jun 2024