Daimler Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship ESTAR TRUCK AND VAN LIMITED

This apprenticeship is the Level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician standard programme with eStar Truck and Van in Stoke, ST6 4PB. The right candidate will work alongside Scania’s qualified Technicians to receive extensive training in maintaining HGVs.

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

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Closing date: 24 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 08:00 – 16:30 (times may vary slightly depending on site

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    32 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    07 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000256385

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

eStar are the home of Mercedes‑Benz Trucks and Vans in the North West and North Wales. It is their mission to keep their customers and their businesses moving by providing exceptional service and using their technical expertise, while embracing the latest vehicle technology and contributing to a greener and more sustainable future. In order to do this, they need to continue growing their team of talented vehicle Technicians.

If you have an interest in the motor industry and want to work in a hands-on role where you can problem solve and make a real contribution as part of a team, this apprenticeship is the perfect place to start!

  • Work alongside a qualified Technician to learn how to carry out repairs according to Daimler procedures in a safe and responsible manner
  • Be trained on how to service, maintain and repair Daimler vehicles which have the latest technology
  • Learn the fundamentals of heavy vehicle technologies – heavy vehicle chassis, engine, fuels, transmissions, hydraulic and air braking, electrical systems, and testing
  • Be taught how to setup accessories and specific equipment on the vehicles
  • Ensure appropriate work logs are kept for all vehicles, and all job cards and service sheets are completed in a timely manner 
  • Keep high levels of morale and focus to ensure the highest possible levels of productive efficiency, quality of workmanship, and production finish in order to sustain growth in customer confidence in the service provided

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 
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in English & maths (if required)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will achieve an automotive industry recognised qualification. After this we will continue to invest in your future, by providing training and development opportunities so you can excel in your role and further your skills and experience as a fully qualified 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

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

eStar are the home of Mercedes‑Benz Trucks and Vans in the North West and North Wales. It is their mission to keep our customers and their businesses moving by providing exceptional service and using their technical expertise, while embracing the latest vehicle technology and contributing to a greener and more sustainable future. In order to do this, they need to continue growing their team of talented vehicle Technicians.

Employer

ESTAR TRUCK AND VAN LIMITED

Address

Chemical Lane

Longport

ST6 4PB

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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.

Apply now

Closing date: 24 Jun 2024