Scania Heavy Vehicle Apprenticeship Scania Gb Ltd
An exciting opportunity for an apprentice to work alongside qualified technicians where you will be trained in dealing with all aspects of the maintenance and repair of heavy vehicles.
Closing date: 26 Sep 2017
£162.00 - £282.00
The current National Minimum Wage rates are £4.05 an hour for 16 - 17 year olds, £5.60 an hour for 18 - 20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship(usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 40.00
Possible start date
01 Oct 2017
29 Aug 2016
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
An exciting opportunity to work as part of a highly skilled work force that is committed to quality. The course is fully supported with all of the training you require to become fully qualified.
With the rapid increase in the complexity of today’s trucks and the technology needed to keep them up and running. First class training for those involved in the vital servicing and maintenance of these vehicles has become more important than ever.
The Scania Apprentice Programme gives you the chance to join the select group of specialist technicians working on some of the most modern, sophisticated trucks on the road.
Requirements and prospects
- Full training will be provided, no skills required.
- A keen interest in heavy vehicles.
- Hard working and well motivated.
- The apprentice must have excellent communication skills, verbal and written.
- Minimum of three GCSEs or equivalent qualifications (A*-C preferable).
Things to consider
About the employer
Scania Gb Ltd
Practical skills and experience will be gained at the Scania service point you work at, while the training and knowledge you need to support them will come through attending the Scania Training Centre, which is located in Loughborough.
Your training begins with a week's induction at the Outward Bound Centre in Aberdovey alongside other Scania Apprentices from around the country. After this your training will take place at the Scania Training Centre with its specialist instructors and dedicated workshop facilities.
On successfully completing your training, which takes a total of three years, you will leave the Scania Training Centre with an Advanced Apprenticeship in Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (Heavy Vehicle), which will include:
- VCQ Level 2 in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance & Repair
- Technical Certificate and Diploma
- Key Skills Qualifications in Communication, Application of Number and Information Technology
You will also have completed four Scania recognised product-training courses, three of which go toward the Scania Master Technician Programme.
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet
Kurt McKenna 01923 216 165
Attendance at the Scania Training Centre is usually in two week blocks. While there, you will stay in approved accommodation at the Quality Inn Hotel in Loughborough which includes, amongst other things, full leisure facilities. All travel, living and accommodation expenses while attending training courses will be by your employing Scania Dealer who will also provide books and other necessary equipment for your studies.
The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.30 per hour from the 1st October 2015. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.
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Closing date: 26 Sep 2017