MAN Trucks Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship HARWOODS LIMITED

This apprenticeship is the level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician standard programme with Harwoods Truck Centre in Hamble, Southampton, SO31 4NR. As an apprentice, you will learn how to maintain and repair large commercial vehicles to the manufacturer and DSVA standard.

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

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Closing date: 02 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

    The wage for the first 12 months is £6.40 per hour, then the wage will go up to the National Minimum Wage.

    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

    7.00am - 3.00pm, Monday - Friday.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    32 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    6 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000250680

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

This apprenticeship is the MAN Truck & Bus Manufacturer programme

There is a lot involved in keeping HGVs on the road, so 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.

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 checks
  • Maintenance – replacing / repairing engine parts
  • Diagnostics – using the latest diagnostic equipment

As an apprentice, you will observe, learn and gain an understanding of a wide range of engineering skills and processes while under the instruction of skilled technical staff.

Wages - the wage for the first 12 months is £6.40 per hour, then the wage will go up to the National Minimum Wage.

The training you will be getting

Training is delivered in the workplace and on block release to Remit’s Automotive Academy in Derby. There are a total of 18 x 1 week blocks over the 32 month programme. The costs of hotel accommodation, food and travel are met by the employer and there will be no cost to you.

You will also receive 1-2-1 support from your Development Coach to help you achieve:

• IMI Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Level 3 qualification

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

As an apprentice, you will be a full time employee from the very beginning and while training you’ll be earning your place as an integral part of the workshop team. Once you have achieved your qualification, you will have further opportunities to progress to positions such as Shift Supervisor, Service Manager or even Master Technician.


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

About the employer

Harwoods contemporary showrooms across the South of England are home to a comprehensive collection of premium vehicles from hand-picked makers. They are proud to be a trusted partner of Aston Martin, Audi, Bentley, Jaguar, Land Rover, MAN and TPS, providing a suite of models to suit all lifestyles and requirements.

Employer

HARWOODS LIMITED

Address

BP Hamble Workshop

Hamble Terminal

SO31 4NR

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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: 02 Jun 2024