MAN Trucks Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship
Company Name: Harwoods Truck Centre (Totton) MAN
Application Deadline Date: 10/12/2023
Positions Available: 1
Location: Southampton, SO40 3NB
Salary: £211.20 per week
Start Date: 01/01/2024
Working Week: 40 hours, 8:30am - 5:30, Monday - Friday
This apprenticeship is the level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician standard programme with Harwoods Truck Centre in Totton, Southampton, SO40 3NB. As an apprentice, you will learn how to maintain and repair large commercial vehicles to the manufacturer and DSVA standard.
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.
Wages - the wage for the first 12 months is £5.28 per hour, then the wage will go up to the National Minimum Wage.
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.