IVECO Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship

  • Company Name: North East Truck & Van Ltd (HO Billingham)
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Sector: Automotive
  • Application Deadline Date: 01/07/2024
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Location: Billingham, TS23 4EX
  • Salary: Apprenticeship Minimum Wage
  • Ref: VAC-14157
  • Start Date: 01/08/2024
  • Working Week: 40 hours per week, 8am - 4.30pm, Monday - Friday

Brief Description

This is a fantastic opportunity to train and become qualified as an HGV Technician, learning all aspects of repair and maintenance with North East Truck and Van Ltd.

Vacancy Detail


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’s and legal obligations and as a Technician apprentice, you will receive training to 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 replacing anything damaged or faulty
With the increase in technology involved with vehicles today, you will also receive extensive training in how to use their 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.

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.

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

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