HGV Mechanic Apprenticeship

W.I.T. TRANSPORT SOLUTIONS

NOTTS, S81 8AD

Closes in 12 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 21 May 2024


Summary

We are looking for someone to train with us in our busy HGV garage where we service and maintain our own and third-party vehicles. We are a great team to work with and can provide a fantastic start to your career. The role would particularly suit someone local to Worksop.

Annual wage
£13,312 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician (level 3)
Hours
Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Thursday 1 August

Duration

3 Years

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • You will work towards and achieve a Level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship which will further improve your skill-set
  • Within the garage you will develop the skills and learn the systems necessary to progress as a trained garage fitter
  • Functional Skills in English and maths if required

Where you’ll work

2A COACH CRESCENT

SHIREOAKS TRIANGLE

WORKSOP

NOTTS

S81 8AD

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

DONCASTER ROTHERHAM AND DISTRICT MOTOR TRADES GROUP TRAINING ASSOCIATION LIMITED

Your training course

Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Carry out the basic tasks with tools and equipment common to all procedures involving basic mechanical and electrical procedures related to HV
  • The ability to keep updated with emerging new technologies within the HV industry.
  • Contribute to the maintenance of a safe and efficient workshop and adhere to the company and legislative processes.
  • Access specific and related HV technical information appropriately.
  • The ability to service, inspect and maintain HVs and trailers to meet company, Driver and vehicle standards agency (DVSA) and manufacturers’ standards.
  • Use a range of diagnostic and electrical measuring equipment to identify faults and underlying causes on HV’s.
  • Successfully inspect and prepare vehicles and trailers to meet DVSA standards prescribed in the tester’s manual.
  • Carry out final quality checks before handover to the customer without supervision.
  • Apply advanced diagnostic principles and logical/problem solving techniques and regimes.
  • Maintain records to company and operators’ licence obligations and regulation.
  • To be able to communicate effectively in both oral and written mediums both internally and with customers on a range of topics that will support, HV inspection and diagnosing techniques.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 5)
    • Maths (grade 5)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • IT skills
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Number skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Initiative

    About this company

    We are a well-established general haulier operating a mixed fleet and our own garage from premises in Worksop.

    http://www.witrans.co.uk (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • To progress on to a full role as a qualified garage fitter

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    DONCASTER ROTHERHAM AND DISTRICT MOTOR TRADES GROUP TRAINING ASSOCIATION LIMITED

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000252406.

    Apply now

    Closes in 12 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

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