Jds Trucks Ltd

Apprentice Heavy Vehicle Technician (HGV) - JDS Trucks (Renault Trucks) - Advanced (Level 3)

Jds Trucks Ltd (Employer)

Stephenson College (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £166.00
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 4.30pm
3 years (duration)
4 January 2021(start date)
1 December 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

At Renault we pride ourselves on producing world class vehicles with excellent performance and impeccable reliability. We train our staff to the same high standards via our HGV Technician Apprentice Programme - considered to be the best in the industry.


Areas of responsibility include:

  • To attain 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 by the Dealer point
  • Ensure the Dealer point works to the criteria laid down in the Company Health and Safety policy
  • Assist technician to carry out repairs according to Renault procedures in a safe and responsible manner
  • Learn how to use Renault special tools safely and efficiently
  • Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) when required
  • Assist with cleaning the workshop
  • Comply with warranty procedures during repairs and with warranty material on completion of repair
  • Ensure that the company’s time recording procedures are complied with
  • Ensure job cards are completed accurately
  • Ensure all vehicle defects are reported to workshop Supervisor
  • Attend college courses regularly and achieve the standards required by the course
  • Attend any technical or development training that is made available

General duties:

  • Work with the team to ensure a strong top team ethos
  • Support the development of character, skills, attitude and superior individual and team performance
  • Ensure that you conduct yourself in a business-like and professional manner
  • Ensure that the workshop facilities, equipment and tools are kept clean, tidy and maintained, reflecting the Renault image of an efficient and modern retail Dealer point

Future Prospects

  • Progression to higher qualifications and possible full-time position

Reality Check

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

  • To be able to effectively communicate at all levels both written and verbally
  • To be able to work on developing new or enhancing existing processes
  • To be able to adapt and take on new skills and approaches

Qualities Required

  • Have a real interest in the retail motor industry
  • Be willing to provide an excellent service to our customers
  • The right attitude, determination and commitment

Qualifications Required

If you have the desire and passion to work in the motor industry, GCSE grades Grade D/3 or above (or equivalent) or can demonstrate a reasonable level of knowledge in mathematics, English and Science.

Training Provided

Block Release at Stephenson College includes:

  • Apprenticeship Standard Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician - Bus, Coach and HGV
  • Functional skills in maths and English (if required)
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