What will the apprentice be doing?
This apprenticeship is the MAN Truck and 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. Hours: day shift 8am - 4:30pm for the first year, then day and night shift pattern from year 2 Wages: Starting salary of £5.50 per hour for the first year, then raising to £10.20 per hour in year 3
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Training is delivered in the workplace and on block release to Remit’s Automotive Academy in Derby. There are a total of 15 x 1 week blocks over the 3 year programme. The costs of hotel accommodation, food and travel are met by the employer and there will be no cost to you. You will also receive 1-2-1 support from your Development Coach to help you achieve: • IMI Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Level 3 • Functional Skills Level 2 in English & Maths (if required)
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
This is a fast moving business that will allow for company progression and first class MAN training. MAN believe in providing an extensive, high quality Apprenticeship which gives their Apprentices the opportunity to advance, succeed and fulfil their ambitions for a career in the motor industry.
Skills RequiredEnthusiasm to learn, Mechanically minded
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/D) Essential