Renault Trucks Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship (Summer Start)

  • Company: Sparks Commercial Services Ltd (Poole)
  • Location: Poole, BH17 7BX
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Salary: National Minimum Wage
  • Sector: Automotive
  • Ref: VAC-10271
  • Application Deadline Date: 27/07/2022
  • Start Date: 01/08/2022
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Working Week: Mon to Fri

Brief Description

Remit Group are recruiting on behalf of Sparks Commercial Vehicles which is looking for a new Heavy vehicle apprentice to join their highly skilled Renault Trucks team.

Qualifications Required

• No previous automotive qualifications are required
• You must have GCSE 9-4 (A* - C) or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths and we will support you to help develop your knowledge further.
• Predicated grades are acceptable

Personal Qualities

• Punctuality and good timekeeping
• Workplace maturity and professionalism
• Proactive attitude
• Can work to a high standard

Skills Required

You will need to be comfortable with a wide range of vehicles such as trucks, buses, agricultural machinery, and plant equipment. Being a Heavy Vehicle technician requires a reasonable level of physical strength and stamina
• A logical approach to problem-solving
• An enthusiasm to learn new practical and theoretical skills
• Professional telephone manner

Future Prospects

As an apprentice, you will be a full-time employee from the very beginning, and while training you’ll be earning your place as an integral part of the team.
Once you have achieved your qualification, you will have further opportunities to progress to Maintenance Technician, Master Technician, or managerial roles like Shift Supervisor or Workshop Controller.

Vacancy Detail

As Renault's training provider, Remit is recruiting for an apprentice Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician for their Poole depot.

Have you always had an interest in engineering? Do you love finding out how things work and how to repair them? This apprenticeship might be exactly what you’re looking for.
Whether it’s been a lifelong dream or a more recent ambition, why not apply?

There is a lot involved in keeping HGVs on the road, so you will gain a full understanding of the importance of 6-week checks, Operators (O) license, and legal obligations and as a Technician apprentice, you will receive training from the manufacturer and DVSAs standard.

The Heavy Vehicle Technicians jobs fall into three main categories:
• Servicing – regular preventive checks in accordance with DVSA regulations
• Maintenance – replacing any parts showing signs of wear and tear, oil changes, etc
• Repairs – repair or replace anything damaged or faulty
With the increase in the technology involved with vehicles today, you will also receive extensive training in how to use Renaults diagnostic equipment to solve faults in the Engine Control Unit (ECU)

Your training won’t be restricted to just the mechanical side but will include the pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical systems, and ‘all electric’ vehicles as well as hybrids.

The types of vehicles you’ll be working on will range from tractor units and rigid trucks to specialist vehicles and trailers.

Other Information

Closing Dates: Please submit your application along with your CV as soon as possible to avoid disappointment; we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

Recruitment Process: If you are among the shortlisted candidates, you will be contacted by phone to discuss the opportunity in greater detail. Following that, you will be required to complete online English and Maths assessments before your application is submitted to the employer

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