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Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician Apprentice Level 3

WILCOX Commercial Vehicles Ltd
As an apprentice technician you will be working alongside an experienced technician working on customer’s vehicles in the area of hydraulic, electrical and pneumatic installation to new vehicles and some repair and fault diagnostics.

WILCOX Commercial Vehicles Ltd - Employer

Wilcox Commercial Vehicles Ltd. are the premier aluminium body builder in the field of commercial vehicles, covering a range of different designs to effectively cater for almost any kind of load transporting requirement. Wilcox are one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of aluminium bodies for rigid and tipping trailers, all work carried out is not only to the industry standard, but also it meets the stringent in-house quality assurance tests. The Wilcox name is synonymous for quality which, together with its many faithful customers, has allowed the company to continue to grow. They offer their customers bespoke products to efficiently transport bulk products, built to the highest quality standards and with customer service and aftercare which is among the best in the industry.



36 Months

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 154.05
WILCOX Commercial Vehicles Ltd

Detailed Job Description

A Heavy Vehicle (HV) technician services, inspects and repairs HVs, categorised by the Department of Transport as category N2 or N3, and associated trailers, with the associated ancillaries.

You will work on all the systems found within the vehicle.

The nature of the work ranges from replacing simple parts through to solving complex faults with the use of diagnostic methods and equipment.

The day-to-day tasks you will face are constantly changing, driven by the introduction of ever more complex technologies and diagnostic techniques.

You will have to demonstrate expertise in the technical side of the role.

You must have strong problem-solving skills and a good grasp of the theoretical and practical aspects of vehicles systems and associated ancillaries.

You must be able to work independently but also operate as an effective team member, understanding how their workshop functions from a commercial perspective.

Have good customer handling skills and identify ways in which they can work more efficiently.

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

Minimum Grade 4 / C and above GCSE in English and Maths

Skills required

  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • Good customer service and communication skills
  • An awareness of health and safety regulations
  • Good manual and practical skills
  • Technically and practically minded
  • Logical thinker

Personal Qualities

  • A keen interest in the HGV motor industry and be reliable
  • Enthusiastic attitude with an attention to detail working approach
  • Punctual and honest
  • Capable of working in a high pressured environment

Future prospects

An excellent opportunity exists to be a fully qualified HGV Fitter with excellent long-term career prospects and income earning potential. At the end of the Apprenticeship there is a strong possibility of being offered a permanent role for the right candidates.

The company is going through a period of growth, with a new factory having been opened recently and more expansion is planned.

Additional Information

Training provided

Level 3 Graded at Pass, Merit or Distinction This standard has been designed to meet the professional standards of the relevant professional bodies of the Engineering Council for initial registration as an Engineering Technician (Eng. Tech). On completion of the standard the Engineering Technician will be eligible to apply for registration as an Engineering Technician with a relevant professional body. On completion and achievement of the standard, candidates will have the opportunity to progress to Master Technician, management or to develop in their current role.

You will be required to attend a pre-interview at PRC. You will be expected to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and work

Peterborough Regional College - Learning Provider

For more information about this vacancy please contact Peterborough Regional College on 01733 762121 or email: (Ref ID:86433)
Peterborough Regional College

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