Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Apprentice (Ref TRO-0001-24)

TRAINING AND APPRENTICESHIPS IN CONSTRUCTION LIMITED

Norfolk, NR6 6EZ

Closes in 12 days (Tuesday 30 July)

Posted on 28 June 2024


Summary

If you have a passion for working on Heavy goods Vehicles and want to start a great career this could be the role for you. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a team that maintains and repairs a fleet of hire vans and lorries as an Apprentice HGV Technician working towards a Level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician qualification.

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 to Friday, 8.00am to 4.00pm. Some weekend work (Saturdays) may be required during busy periods.

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 12 August

Duration

3 Years 3 Months

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

  • Level 3 Apprenticeship standard - Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician qualification.
  • The training will take place at Suffolk New College through weekly day release.

Where you’ll work

Hurricane Way

Norwich

Norfolk

NR6 6EZ

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

SUFFOLK NEW COLLEGE

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

    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 4/C)
    • Maths (grade 4/C)

    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
    • Attention to detail
    • Problem solving skills
    • Team working
    • Physical fitness

    Other requirements

    The apprentice will ideally live in Norwich or will need a full UK driving licence and be able to get to site independently and reliably.

    About this company

    Training & Apprenticeships in Construction Ltd (TrAC) is a DfE approved Flexi Job Apprenticeship Agency who will employ you for the duration of the apprenticeship and pay your salary. You should be aware that you will be placed with a host employer but you will not be employed by them. Your placement may change during the course of your apprenticeship but TrAC will employ you throughout, as well as continuing to support you into employment or further learning at the end of your apprenticeship.

    Disability Confident

    Disability Confident

    A fair proportion of interviews for this apprenticeship will be offered to applicants with a disability or long-term health condition. This includes non-visible disabilities and conditions.

    You can choose to be considered for an interview under the Disability Confident scheme. You’ll need to meet the essential requirements to be considered for an interview.

    After this apprenticeship

    • There is the potential to gain permanent emplyoment at the end of the apprenticeship.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    SUFFOLK NEW COLLEGE

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000261294.

    Apply now

    Closes in 12 days (Tuesday 30 July)

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