GT Commercials 2008 Ltd

Heavy Vehicle Apprenticeship - Level 3


GT Commercials 2008 Ltd

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Weekly wage £220.00
40.0 hours per week 8am - 5pm, Monday - Friday (18+ Saturdays)
duration: 36 months
start: 4 November 2019
Advanced(level 3)
Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician (apprenticeship standard)
25 October 2019 (application closing date)
Remit are recruiting on behalf of GT Commercials for a dedicated heavy vehicle apprentice to join their team.


As an apprentice at GT Commercials, you will work alongside a team of experienced technicians, where you will learn to maintain and repair various truck and trailer parts.

The role of a Heavy Vehicle Technician falls into three main responsibilities:

  1. Servicing – working to guidelines to ensure a vehicle is running at optimum performance
  2. Maintenance – replacing parts that have wear and tear before they fail
  3. Repair – diagnosing the reason for vehicle failure and fixing the problem

The techniques and daily responsibilities you will learn will include:

  • Using diagnostic, mechanical, and electrical measuring equipment to investigate vehicle faults and identify their underlying causes
  • Inspecting and preparing customers vehicles ready for mechanical work
  • Removing, repairing, or replacing components to the correct specification
  • Contributing to a safe working environment, by working within health and safety processes
  • Admin and customer service duties that include updating job cards and providing quotations and estimations

Future Prospects

If you’re looking for a motor industry apprenticeship which could lead not just to a job but a long-term career with opportunities for promotion and progression, then this could be for you.

Skills Required

No skills are required, as we will provide all the training needed for the role, just bring your enthusiasm and a willingness to learn.

Qualities Required

An interest in heavy vehicles in an advantage but not essential; however, a good attitude and work ethic are qualities that are important to Martin at GT Commercials.

Qualifications Required

No previous automotive qualifications are required, but ideally GCSEs (or equivalent) A*-D/9-3 in English and Maths.

Remit will support you to develop your skills in English and Maths.

Training Provided

This is a Heavy Vehicle Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship Standard, delivered by Remit Group.

Training is delivered in the workplace and on block release at the Remit Academy in Derby. This means you will be required to stay in a hotel for 15 separate weeks (Mon – Fri) over the duration of the programme.

All associated costs for training are met by the employer and there will be no cost to you. You will also be assigned a dedicated Development Coach who will visit you every 4-6 weeks at the workplace, giving 1-2-1 information, advice, and guidance.

As a result, you will receive the following qualification:

  • Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Heavy Vehicle) Level 3
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths (if required)

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