MAN Trucks Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship

  • Company Name: Harwoods Truck Centre (Westbury)
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Sector: Automotive
  • Application Deadline Date: 18/08/2024
  • Positions Available: 2
  • Location: Westbury, BA13 4JR
  • Salary: £307.60 per week
  • Ref: VAC-15485
  • Start Date: 26/08/2024
  • Working Week: 40 hours, alternate weekly shifts of 6am-4:30pm & 1:30pm-11pm, Monday - Friday

Brief Description

This apprenticeship is the level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician standard programme with Harwoods Truck Centre in Westbury, BA13 4JR. As an apprentice, you will learn how to maintain and repair large commercial vehicles to the manufacturer and DSVA standard.

Vacancy Detail

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 £15,995.20 and increases each year of the apprenticeship.


Qualifications Required

• No previous automotive qualifications are needed.
• You must have GCSE 9-4 (A* - C) or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths

Personal Qualities

• Punctuality and good timekeeping.
• Workplace maturity and professionalism.
• Proactive attitude.
• Attention to detail and high standards of work.

Skills Required

You will need to be comfortable with a wide range of vehicles such as HGVs, trucks and buses. 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.

Future Prospects

Harwoods provide all their apprentices with the skills needed to become fully qualified and competent individuals with a secure vocation. A MAN trained apprentice will become a top class asset to their business for years to come. Harwoods will do everything they can to help you achieve your goals.

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