Volvo Trucks Heavy Vehicle Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

Volvo Group UK Limited (Employer)

Remit (Training Provider)

Annual wage £12,854.40
40.0 hours per week 40 hours, 8:30am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
36 months (duration)
31 October 2022(start date)
23 October 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity to train and become qualified as a HGV Technician, learning all aspects of repair and maintenance with Volvo Truck & Bus in Reading, RG2 0TG


What will the apprentice be doing?

Remit are recruiting on behalf of Volvo Truck & Bus for a heavy vehicle technician apprentice. 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) licences 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 Your training won’t be restricted to just the mechanical side but will include the pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical systems and ‘all electric’ vehicles as well as hybrids. The types of vehicles you’ll be working on will range from tractor units and rigid trucks through to specialist vehicles and trailers.

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?

As an apprentice, you will be a full-time employee from the very beginning and while training you’ll be earning your place as an integral part of the workshop team. Once you have achieved your qualification, you will have further opportunities to progress within the technician role.

Skills Required

Enthusiasm to learn, Mechanically minded

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/D) Essential
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