What will the apprentice be doing?
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
The Heavy Vehicle Technician’s job falls into three main categories:
• Servicing – regular preventive checks
• Maintenance – replacing any parts showing signs of wear and tear
• Repairs – repair or replacing anything damaged or faulty
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
During your heavy vehicle apprenticeship programme, you will be required to attend Scania’s state-of-the-art training academy, the biggest automotive training facility in the UK. You will visit the training academy for 18 separate weeks (Mon – Fri) over the duration of the 3-year programme. All travel expenses to and from the academy, together with the costs of the hotel accommodation, are paid for by Scania.
As Scania’s dedicated training partner, Remit will deliver comprehensive training to all apprentices periodically throughout the programme. During these training sessions, your Development Coach will review your progress, set SMART targets, and identify any additional support that you may require.
As a result, you will achieve:
• IMI Level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician
• IRTEC Accreditation
• Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths (if applicable)
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?At TruckEast, they invest considerably in staff development and training and you can expect to receive comprehensive training to provide opportunities for career progression.
Reality CheckClosing Dates: Please submit your application along with your CV as soon as possible to avoid disappointment; we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of applications
Skills RequiredEnthusiasm to learn, Mechanically minded
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/D) Essential