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Scania Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship

Salary: £0

Location: St Helens

Job type: Apprenticeship

Category: St Helens Apprenticeship Apprenticeship Heavy Vehicle

Are you passionate about a long-term career within the automotive industry? Haydock Commercials in St Helens, WA9 5AU are on the search for enthusiastic individuals to join their expert team as Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprentice!
Are you hands-on and mechanically minded? Do you want to join one of the World’s leading manufacturers? Working for Haydock Commercials is not just a job, it's a career!

Haydock Commercials goes the extra mile to provide an excellent employment package for every employee. This can include; Incentive Schemes, Pension, Scania Rewards, and an Employee Assistance Programme including receiving a state of the art toolbox at the start of your Apprenticeship worth over £2000.

As part of the Scania Apprenticeship Programme, you will have the opportunity to gain new skills and knowledge whilst carrying out maintenance and repairs on Scania heavy vehicles in your workplace, this will include mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical vehicle systems. You will also receive excellent training at Scania’s state-of-the-art training center to further develop your new skills and knowledge to the next level.

Roles and Responsibilities include:
• Learning the fundamentals of Heavy Vehicle technologies – Heavy Vehicle chassis, engine, fuels, transmissions, hydraulic and air braking, electrical systems and testing
• You will be trained on how to: Service, Maintain and Repair Scania trucks which have the latest New G-Series and XT Range cutting-edge technology
• 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 Scania 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
• To sustain growth in customer confidence in the service provided by the Dealer point
• To represent the Scania GB in a professional and courteous manner always when dealing with customers and the general public
• Liaise with parts department to attain parts
• A keen interest and passion for Heavy Vehicle technology • Practically minded • Logical approach to problem-solving • An enthusiasm to learn new practical and theoretical skills • Good verbal and written communication skills • Ability to work well within a team
Minimum entry requirements are a GCSE grade 4/C or equivalent Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths. Predicted grades will be considered, but please be aware that the apprenticeship offer is subject to your exams results.
During your Heavy Vehicle Apprenticeship programme, you will be required to attend Scania’s state-of-the-art Training centre. The Scania Training Centre is one of their worldwide Training Centres of Excellence which is the biggest automotive training facility in the UK. You will visit the Training Centre for 17 separate weeks (Mon – Fri) over the duration of the 34 month programme. All travel expenses to and from the centre, together with the costs of the hotel accommodation, are paid for by Scania. Alongside your apprenticeship training, you will complete a series of Scania recognised product-training courses, which when completed allow you to achieve a Scania Technician status. As Scania’s dedicated training partner, Remit Group will deliver comprehensive training to all Apprentices periodically throughout the 34 month programme. During these training sessions, your dedicated Development Coach will review your progress, set SMART targets, and identify any additional support that you may require. To embed your knowledge further, as part of the apprenticeship programme, Functional Skills in English and Mathematics will be provided to ensure you have that essential knowledge, skills, and understanding to enable you to operate confidently in the workplace environment. As a result, you will achieve: • IMI Level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician • IRTEC Accreditation • Functional Skills Qualifications (if applicable) in: o English o Maths
• You will need to have a high level of attention to detail • A clear positive attitude to work and the determination to succeed. • Willingness to learn new skills and knowledge • Ability to work within a team • Detail orientated
At Scania, they invest considerably in staff development and training and you can expect to receive comprehensive training to provide opportunities for career progression not only in the UK but throughout their Global organisation. Following the completion of your Scania Apprenticeship Programme, you will have the opportunity to advance your knowledge and skills by taking Scania’s Master Technician product training courses.

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