Heavy Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

Nrg Fleet Services Limited (Employer)

Remit (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £182.00 to £348.80
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 4.30pm
36 months (duration)
31 May 2021(start date)
21 May 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Remit are currently recruiting on behalf of NRG Fleet Services who are currently looking for a skilled Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprentice to join their existing team.

Responsibilities

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

Roles and Responsibilities include:

  • Learning the fundamentals of Heavy Vehicle technologies
  • Heavy Vehicle chassis, engine, fuels, transmissions, hydraulic and air braking, electrical systems and testing
  • You will be trained on how to: Service, Maintain and Repair trucks
  • Set up accessories and specific equipment on the vehicles
  • Ensure appropriate work logs are kept for all vehicles, all job cards and service sheets are completed in a timely manner
  • Working alongside a qualified Technician/Mentor learning how to carry out repairs according to industry procedures in a safe and responsible manner

As a Heavy Vehicle Apprentice, you will gain an understanding and knowledge of the following:

  • The fundamentals of Heavy Vehicle technologies including; Heavy Vehicle chassis design, engine, fuels, transmissions, electrical (12/24v), air-conditioning, hydraulic and air braking, air suspension systems etc.
  • How to service, inspect and maintain vehicles to the expected standards and the importance of safety inspection and maintenance schedules
  • The types and associated characteristics of Heavy Vehicles and their configurations and applications
  • Diagnosing principles and logical problem solving techniques related to Heavy Vehicles

Future Prospects

  • NRG Fleet Services believe in providing an extensive, high quality Apprenticeship which gives their Apprentices the opportunity to advance, succeed and fulfill their ambitions for a career in the motor industry

Reality Check

  • The competition for apprenticeship placements is strong so please ensure your application is tailored to the type of apprenticeship you are applying for, pay attention to presentation, spelling and grammar and include any relevant experience, hobbies/interests or qualifications

Skills Required

  • The job involves working predominantly on refuse trucks and road sweepers
  • As a technician, you will often be working as part of a team, so good communication and being able to follow instructions would be good skills to have

Qualities Required

  • You will need to demonstrate a strong passion for the industry and a real curiosity in finding out how things work
  • Being a heavy vehicle technician involves manual labour and requires a reasonable level of physical strength and stamina
  • It is important that technicians always use personal protective equipment (PPE) and follow safety procedures

Qualifications Required

  • No previous automotive qualifications are required
  • If you have achieved a level 3 in a similar field, you may not be eligible for this apprenticeship Minimum of GCSE (or equivalent) grades of 9 - 4 (A*-C) in English and maths

Training Provided

Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Heavy Vehicle) Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Functional Skills in English & maths (if required)
  • 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
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