Scania Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship - SUMMER START

  • Company Name: Graham Commercials Scania - Carlisle
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Sector: Automotive
  • Application Deadline Date: 08/04/2024
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Location: Carlisle, CA3 0HA
  • Salary: £15,080.00 per year
  • Ref: VAC-15150
  • Start Date: 01/07/2024
  • Working Week: 40 hours, 8am - 4.30pm (Monday to Friday)

Brief Description

This apprenticeship is the Level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician standard programme with Graham Commercials in Carlisle, CA3 0HA. The right candidate will work alongside Scania’s qualified Technicians to receive extensive training in maintaining HGVs.

Vacancy Detail

For more than 120 years Scania has been at the forefront of the automotive industry and today is one of the world’s most recognised and respected commercial vehicle brands, Graham Commercials are an independent Scania dealer therefore you will join their fantastic Apprenticeship Programme.

As part of the Scania Apprenticeship Programme, you will have the opportunity to gain new skills and knowledge whilst carrying out maintenance and repairs on Scania heavy vehicles in your workplace, this will include mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical vehicle systems. You will also receive excellent training at Scania’s state-of-the-art training academy to further develop your new skills and knowledge to the next level.

Roles and Responsibilities - You Will:

• Work alongside a qualified Technician to learn how to carry out repairs according to Scania procedures in a safe and responsible manner
• Be trained on how to service, maintain and repair Scania vehicles which have the latest technology
• Learn the fundamentals of heavy vehicle technologies – heavy vehicle chassis, engine, fuels, transmissions, hydraulic and air braking, electrical systems, and testing
• Be taught how to setup accessories and specific equipment on the vehicles
• Ensure appropriate work logs are kept for all vehicles, and all job cards and service sheets are completed in a timely manner
• Keep high levels of morale and focus to ensure the highest possible levels of productive efficiency, quality of workmanship, and production finish in order to sustain growth in customer confidence in the service provided
• Represent Graham Commercials in a professional and courteous manner when dealing with customers and the general public
• Communicate effectively with other departments in the business

Qualifications Required

• No previous automotive qualifications are required
• You will ideally have GCSE 9-4 (A* - C) or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths, we will support you to help develop your knowledge further if required
• Predicted GCSE grades are acceptable - please note the apprenticeship offer is subject to final GCSE results

Personal Qualities

• Willingness to learn new skills and knowledge
• Ability to work within a team
• A keen interest and passion for heavy vehicle technology

Skills Required

• Practically minded
• Logical approach to problem-solving
• An enthusiasm to learn new practical and theoretical skills
• Good verbal and written communication skills

Future Prospects

Full support will be given throughout your time with Graham Commercials, and future development opportunities may be available for high performers.

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 enough applications.

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