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Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship

Salary: £0

Location: Selby

Job type: Apprenticeship

Category: Apprenticeship Apprenticeship Heavy Vehicle

Remit are recruiting on behalf of Hendersons of Selby Ltd who have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to kick start their career and join their skilled team as a Heavy Vehicle Technician. If you are interested, apply now!
As an apprentice, you will observe, learn and gain an understanding of a wide range of engineering skills and processes while under the instruction of skilled technical staff.

The Apprenticeship is a 3 year programme which provides the opportunity to earn while learning new skills and gaining a nationally-recognised qualification.

A Heavy Vehicle Service Technician will inspect, maintain, and repair large vehicles weighing 3.5 tonnes and over.
The Heavy Vehicle Technicians jobs fall into three main categories:
• Servicing – carrying out checks
• Maintenance – replacing / repairing engine parts
• Diagnostics – using the latest diagnostic equipment
Able to:
• Demonstrate these skills and processes as the training period progresses by working independently or with a team.
• Learn and understand the importance of Health and safety within the workplace
• Learn the fundamental technologies – Heavy Vehicle chassis design, engine, fuels, transmissions, hydraulic and air braking, etc.
• Develop the skills to construct or modify apparatus and instruments from verbal instructions and drawings.
• Learn how to maintain workshop equipment and to keep it in good repair.



You will need to be comfortable with a wide range of vehicles such as trucks, buses, trailers and heavy equipment. Being a Heavy Vehicle technician requires a reasonable level of physical strength and stamina.
• No previous automotive qualifications are required • If you have achieved a level 3 in a similar field, you may not be eligible for this apprenticeship • Minimum of GCSE (or equivalent) grades of 9 - 3 (A* - D) in English and Maths.
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: • Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Level 3 • Functional Skills in English & Maths (if required)
You will need to demonstrate a strong passion for the industry and a real curiosity in finding out how things work. Being a heavy vehicle technician involves manual labour and requires a reasonable level of physical strength and stamina. It is important that technicians always use personal protective equipment (PPE) and follow safety procedures.
Hendersons Of Selby believe in providing an extensive, high quality Apprenticeship which gives their Apprentices the opportunity to advance, succeed and fulfill their ambitions for a career in the motor industry.

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