MAN Trucks Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship

  • Company Name: Pullman Fleet Services (Ellesmere Port)
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Sector: Automotive
  • Application Deadline Date: 31/03/2024
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Location: Ellesmere Port, CH65 4LB
  • Salary: £17,000.00 per year
  • Ref: VAC-14940
  • Start Date: 06/05/2024
  • Working Week: 8 hour shifts between 6am - 6pm, Monday - Friday

Brief Description

This apprenticeship is the level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician standard programme with Pullman Fleet Services in Ellesmere Port, CH65 4LB. As an apprentice, you will learn how to maintain and repair large commercial vehicles to the manufacturers and DSVA standard.

Vacancy Detail

Pullman Fleet Solutions' Ellesmere Port depot is an MAN Truck & Bus dedicated branch and as their training provider, Remit are recruiting for an apprentice Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician.

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 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.

What you’ll be learning.
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 inspections.
• Maintenance – general and preventative maintenance.
• Repairing – repairing/replacing parts.
• Diagnostics – diagnosing faults in the onboard systems.
With the increase in technology involved with vehicles today, you will also receive extensive training in how to use MAN’s diagnostic equipment to solve faults in the Engine Control Unit (ECU)

Training delivery.
In this programme, all aspects of heavy vehicle technology are embedded in this dedicated programme and involves a mix of academic learning and on-the-job training.
• Practical learning in the workplace, shadowing your mentor and carrying out the work while being supervised.
• Online studies, completing workbooks and job cards, attending online sessions and virtual classes with your Development Coach, all done during your working day.
• Attending block release to the Remit Automotive Academy in Derby, DE24 8ST every 2 months. All costs of your hotel food and accommodation plus all travel arrangements are covered by Pullman.

What you’ll achieve.
On successfully completing the MAN Apprentice Programme, you will gain national qualifications recognised throughout the automotive industry:
• Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician level 3

Qualifications Required

• No previous automotive qualifications are required,
• You must have at least GCSE 9-4 (A* - C) or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and maths

Personal Qualities

• Punctuality and good time keeping
• 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, tractor units & their associated trailers, buses and coaches.
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
• Good practical skills

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 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

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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