MAN Trucks Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship
Company Name: Aquila Truck Centres Ltd (Tipton)
Application Deadline Date: 10/12/2023
Positions Available: 1
Location: Tipton, DY4 7BY
Salary: £220.00 per week
Start Date: 01/01/2024
Working Week: 40 hours per week, 8am - 4.30pm, Monday - Friday
Aquila Truck Centre are looking for a motivated and committed individual to train and become qualified as a HGV Technician, learning all aspects of repair and maintenance on MAN Trucks in Tipton, DY4 7BY
This apprenticeship is the MAN Truck & Bus Manufacturer programme
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) licence’s and legal obligations and as a Technician apprentice, you will receive training to the manufacturer and DVSAs standard.
A Heavy Vehicle Service Technician will inspect, maintain, and repair large vehicles weighing 3.5 tonnes and over such as HGV's and buses.
• 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.
Hours: day shift 8am - 4:30pm for the first year, then day and night shift pattern from year 2
Wages: Starting salary of £5.50 per hour for the first year, then raising to £10.20 per hour in year 3
Minimum entry requirements are a GCSE grade 4/C or equivalent Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths.
• Punctuality and good time keeping
• Workplace maturity and professionalism
• Proactive attitude
• Can work to a high standard
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
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 workshop team.
Once you have achieved your qualification, you will have further opportunities to progress to positions such as Shift Supervisor, Service Manager or even Master Technician.