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SHB Hire Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprentice

SHB Hire Ltd
Have you got an interest in vehicles and a desire to work in the automotive trade? Come and join SHB’s team as an apprentice HGV Technician, benefitting from workplace and off site, college based learning. SHB, in partnership with Bosch Automotive are offering a number of apprenticeship places across their UK depot network.

SHB Hire Ltd - Employer

SHB Hire Ltd is a family owned and operated company which has provided vehicle hire and management for nearly 50 years.They have a diverse fleet of over 16,000 vehicles ranging from cars, standard and specialist LCVs and HGVs to golf buggies and ATVs.SHB are an award winning company having won the award for Van/Truck Rental Company of the Year at the Commercial Fleet Van Awards 2015 and for Van Rental Company of the Year and Supplier of the Year at the Fleet Van Awards 2014.They supply to a variety of market sectors including local and central government, infrastructure services, highways, utilities, rail and facilities management.

SHB Hire Ltd


3 years

This position is now closed and no additional applications are being taken. If you have any questions please contact the provider who is managing the position.

Job Summary

GBP 150.00
Engineering & Manufacturing
SHB Hire Ltd

Detailed Job Description

This is an opportunity to join an Iveco supported apprenticeship programme which will see you become a qualified Heavy Vehicle Technician.

This is a 3 year apprenticeship which will result in the successful candidate gaining the Level 3 Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair qualification.As a Heavy Vehicle Technician you would be involved in a variety of tasks ranging from:

  • Servicing and repairs
  • Replacing components
  • Using specialist equipment such as electrical and electronic diagnostics
  • Engine tuning equipment to measure performance
  • Rectifying faults on SHB Hire fleet vehicles in a busy workshop

Part of this programme will include travelling to a State of the art training centre in Basildon to receive the highest quality training. Your training will be delivered as block release, which will involve extended periods away from home (1 week blocks). This will be Mon – Friday staying away from home - travel and accommodation costs are met by SHB.

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

GCSE’s (or equivalent) grades A-C in:

  • Maths
  • English
  • ICT

Please ensure you list all your qualifications, as lower grades may be considered.

Skills required

No specific skills required, however an interest in heavy vehicles would be beneficial

Personal Qualities

  • Keen and enthusiastic
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Good time keeping

Future prospects

Permanent role with SHB Hire.

Additional Information

Training provided

This is a Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship, delivered by Bosch Automotive Service Solutions.Training is delivered on a block release basis at the Iveco Apprentice Training Centre in Basildon.This means your college based training will be delivered away from home and you will be required to stay in a hotel for 17 separate weeks (Mon – Fri) over the 3 year duration of the course. All associated costs for training are met by the employer and there will be no cost to yourself/your parents or guardians.Assessments will also be conducted in the work place by a dedicated training assessor. As a result you will receive the following qualification:Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Heavy Vehicle) Level 3Functional Skills in English & Maths (if required)

Bosch Automotive Service Solutions - Learning Provider

We are offering the chance to gain a place on an automotive Apprenticeship. Working alongside of the largest manufacturers in the UK, we provide you with training, experience and employment in an automotive environment, helping you become the very best in the business.

With Motor Vehicle, Heavy Vehicle, Motorcycle Technician, Customer Service and Parts Advisor roles available there is something suitable for anyone with an interest in the automotive industry. 

If you have a passion for the automotive industry, the drive to perform, and want to earn while you learn; A career supported by Bosch could put you on the road to success.


For more information about this vacancy please contact Bosch Automotive Service Solutions on 07773816273 or email: (Ref ID:82111)
Bosch Automotive Service Solutions

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