Job Title : Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship Level 3
Employer : Bowring Transport
Location : Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG20 0EP
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Vehicle Maintenance and Repair - Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Automotive
Vacancy Reference : VAC-03486
Brief Description : Remit are recruiting for Bowring Transport who is looking for a motivated individual to join them as a Heavy Vehicle apprentice. This is a fantastic opportunity for enthusiastic people to kick start their career within the automotive industry
Qualifications Required : There are no entry requirements to apply, however you will need to complete initial assessments in English, Maths and ICT.
Vacancy Detail : The Heavy Vehicle Apprenticeship responsibilities will include:
• Servicing vehicles
• Repairing and replacing faulty parts and components
• Advising customers about the repairs that are required
• Producing time estimates
• Maintaining repair and service records
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Mon to Fri
Salary : £156.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 26/07/2019
Possible Start Date : 29/07/2019
Personal Qualities : • Determined: able to recognise the opportunity afforded by the apprenticeship and willing to commit to success
• Analytical: able to approach problems logically
• Compliant: prepared to accept leadership and direction
• Empathetic: able get on with colleagues
• Diligent: determined to get things right first time with close attention to quality
• Persistent: able to balance priorities so that, whilst at work the job comes first
• Integrity: is honest with self and others
Skills Required : To become a Heavy Vehicle Technician, you will need to demonstrate:
• Excellent practical skills
• The ability to work quickly but also pay attention to detail
• The ability to work well in a team and on your own
• Good communication skills
• The ability to follow written and verbal instructions
Future Prospects : To be a fully qualified Heavy Vehicle Technician.
Training to be Provided : • This course usually takes 3 years to gain an NVQ/VCQ Level 3.
• To do this you'll go to a further education (FE) college, either on day or block release.
• The rest of the time will be spent in a place of employment where you will get to learn practical skills from seeing the real working environment
• You will shadow qualified technicians so that you are able to learn first-hand how to repair faults and damage.
• You will also get the opportunity to assist in the repair work.
• Once you pass your assessments and progress through your course you will be able to start completing tasks on your own.
• To ensure you are competent in completing tasks on your own a Remit assessor will visit you periodically at the work place to complete assessment testing with you.
Training is delivered to suit the needs of every apprentice and their employer, where possible, and includes:
• On-the-job supported study
• Distance learning and self-study
• Classroom sessions
• Off-the-job training
• Block training
Other Information : Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18-year-old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.
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