IVECO Heavy vehicle technician apprenticeship

  • Company Name: Iveco Retail Ltd (Reading)
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Sector: Automotive
  • Application Deadline Date: 22/04/2024
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Location: Reading, RG7 4AD
  • Salary: Apprenticeship Minimum Wage
  • Ref: VAC-14588
  • Start Date: 24/04/2024
  • Working Week: 40 hours per week (8am - 4.30pm, Monday - Friday)

Brief Description

Remit are proud to be partnered with IVECO Retail who is looking for a Heavy Vehicle Apprentice to join the Heavy Vehicle Apprenticeship Programme working on their wide range of vehicles.

Vacancy Detail

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 the 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.

Wages- First Year- AMW, rising each year and a bonus of £ 10,000 on completion of the program.
25 days of annual leave + bank holidays+ healthcare

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.
• Predicted grades are acceptable

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

Due to the location of the position, it is essential that you have a full UK driving licence or you live within an easy commutable distance to the location of the depot.

Ready to start your adventure?