IVECO Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship

  • Company Name: Guest Truck & Van (Thetford)
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Sector: Automotive
  • Application Deadline Date: 29/11/2023
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Location: Thetford, IP24 3QS
  • Salary: Between £5.78 and £10.92
  • Ref: VAC-14258
  • Start Date: 04/12/2023
  • Working Week: 40 hrs. (8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday)

Brief Description

This apprenticeship is the level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician standard programme with Guest Truck and Van (Thetford). As an apprentice, you will learn how to maintain and repair large vehicles to the manufacturers and DSVA standards.

Vacancy Detail

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

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.
You will be 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.

Qualifications Required

No previous automotive qualifications are required however you must have GCSE 9-4 (A*- C) or functional skills Level 2 in English and Maths.
Predicted grades are acceptable, although apprenticeship offers will be dependent on final exam results.

Personal Qualities

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

Skills Required

Commitment and enthusiasm are a must and a passion for motor vehicles and physical work would be an advantage

Future Prospects

The company would aim to offer full-time employment to the successful candidate on completion of the Apprenticeship Scheme.

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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