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Heavy Vehicle Apprentice

Salary: £0

Location: Kimberley

Job type: Apprenticeship

Category: Apprenticeship Apprenticeship Heavy Vehicle

Broxtowe Borough Council are on their search for a Heavy Vehicle Apprentice. This is an excellent opportunity to work and train alongside a highly skilled workforce that is committed to quality. The successful candidate can expect a high-quality training package with excellent career prospects.
Based at Broxtowe Borough Councils Refuse site, you will have the opportunity to gain new skills and knowledge from colleagues and teams with decades of experience. Broxtowe Borough Council have a large fleet of vehicles and their extensive facilities will allow you to gain knowledge on lorries, vans and other plant equipment.

Your key roles and responsibilities as a Heavy Vehicle Apprentice at Broxtowe Borough Council will be the following:

Service, Maintain and Repair a range of Class 4, 5 and 7 vehicles
Set up accessories and specific equipment on the vehicles
Ensure appropriate work logs are kept for all vehicles, all job cards and service sheets are completed in a timely manner
Working alongside a qualified Technician/Mentor learning how to carry out repairs according to industry procedures in a safe and responsible manner
To attain 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 by Broxtowe Borough Council
To represent Broxtowe Borough Council in a professional manner when dealing with internal and external customers
As a Heavy Vehicle Apprentice, you will gain an understanding and knowledge of the following:

The fundamentals of Heavy Vehicle technologies including; Heavy Vehicle chassis design, engine, fuels, transmissions, electrical (12/24v), air-conditioning, hydraulic and air braking, air suspension systems etc.
How to service, inspect and maintain vehicles and trailers to the expected standards and the importance of safety inspection and maintenance schedules to meet Operator’s (O) licence and legal obligations
The types and associated characteristics of Heavy Vehicles and their configurations and applications
Diagnosing principles and logical problem solving techniques related to Heavy Vehicles
Be thorough and pay attention to detail The ability to use your initiative Analytical thinking skills Persistence and determination The ability to work well within a small team and with customers Be able to carry out basic tasks on a computer or hand-held device
Holding a Grade 4/C and above (or equivalent) in GCSE English and Maths would be advantageous but not essential.
This is a Heavy Vehicle Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship Standard, delivered by Remit Group. Training is delivered in the workplace and on block release at the Remit Academy in Derby. This means you will be required to stay in a hotel for 15 separate weeks (Mon – Fri) over the duration of the programme. All associated costs for training are met by the employer and there will be no cost to you. You will also be assigned a dedicated Development Coach who will visit you every 4-6 weeks at the workplace, giving 1-2-1 information, advice and guidance. As a result, you will receive the following qualification: • Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Heavy Vehicle) Level 3 • Functional Skills in English & Maths (if required)
We want to identify those people that are ambitious and demonstrate a willingness to learn, who are excited by the prospect of working in the automotive industry and want to become experts in their technical field. Key personal qualities to demonstrate include: A willingness to learn Mechanical interest Personal responsibility and resilience Problem solving
Broxtowe Borough Council believe in delivering a high quality and extensive Apprenticeship Programme to you in which will help you develop and achieve. On successful completion of the Apprentice Programme, Broxtowe Borough Council ideally look to continue to develop and progress you within the business.

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