Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Apprenticeship FCC ENVIRONMENT (UK) LIMITED

This apprenticeship is the level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician standard programme with FCC Environment in Doncaster, DN4 5NU. As an apprentice, you will learn how to maintain and repair large commercial vehicles to the manufacturers and DSVA standard.

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

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Closing date: 16 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £23,795.20

  • Working week

    40 hours, 8am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    32 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    28 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000253744

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

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:

• Carry out assigned tasks and duties in a safe manner, in accordance with instructions, and to comply with safety rules/procedures, regulations and codes of practice.
• Obtain and use the correct tools/equipment for the work and not to use any that are unsafe or damaged.
• Ensure that all guards are securely fixed and that all safety equipment and personal protective clothing/equipment provided are used.
• Not to operate any plant or equipment unless authorised.
• To report any accident, near-miss, dangerous occurrence or dangerous condition to their line management.

The training you will be getting

Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician

In this programme, all aspects of heavy vehicle technology are embedded in this dedicated programme and involves a mix of academic learning and on-the-job training.

• Practical learning in the workplace, shadowing your mentor and carrying out the work while being supervised.
• Online studies, completing workbooks and job cards, attending online sessions and virtual classes with your Development Coach, all done during your working day.
• Attending block release to the Remit Automotive Academy in Derby, DE24 8ST every 2 months. All costs of your hotel food and accommodation plus all travel arrangements are covered by FCC Environment.

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

Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Physical fitness, 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

You must have/or working towards a full UK driving Licence with the potential to be put forward for an HGV class 2 driving entitlement.

About the employer

FCC Environment Limited is a waste management company headquartered in Northampton. FCC Environment was created in 2012 when Focsa Services (UK) and Waste Recycling Group came together under a new brand and employ thousands of people and operate a range of recycling, treatment and disposal facilities across the UK. We are part of one of the world’s largest environmental services companies.

Employer

FCC ENVIRONMENT (UK) LIMITED

Address

3 Sidings Court

Doncaster

DN4 5NU

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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: 16 Jun 2024