- GMFJ Reference
40.00 per week
- Date Posted
- Start Date
Now Taking Applications
- Employment Type
Advanced Level 3
PURFLEET COMMERCIALS (MAIDSTONE) LIMITED
Description of Opportunity
A Heavy Vehicle Service Technician will inspect, maintain and repair large vehicles weighing 3.5 tonnes and over.
The Heavy Vehicle Technicians jobs fall into three main categories:
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.
You will be able to:
Demonstrate these skills and processes as the training period progresses by working independently or with a team
Learn and understand the importance of health and safety within the workplace
Learn the fundamental technologies - heavy vehicle chassis design, engine, fuels, transmissions, hydraulic and air braking, etc.
Develop the skills to construct or modify apparatus and instruments from verbal instructions and drawings
Learn how to maintain workshop equipment and to keep it in good repair
A certain amount of administration is also required to maintain the vehicles repair and service records as well as Purfleet Commercials' records
Hours: 40 hours per week, 8am - 4:30pm Monday - Friday for the first year, will be shift pattern for second year onwards.
Wage: Dependent on age, although it will be between £4:30 - £6 per hour for the first year.
For more information about this vacancy please contact Remit Group on 0115 975 9550 (Ref ID: 138749)
You will need to be comfortable with a wide range of vehicles such as trucks, buses, agricultural machinery and plant equipment
Being a heavy vehicle technician requires a reasonable level of physical strength and stamina
No previous automotive qualifications are required
If you have achieved a level 2 or 3 in the same or similar field of heavy vehicle mechanics, you may not be eligible
You must have GCSE (or equivalent) 9-4 (A*-C) in English and maths and we will support you to help develop your knowledge further
This is a MAN Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Manufacturer Apprenticeship programme, delivered by Remit Group.Awarding Body: Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI).Training is delivered in the workplace and on block release at Remits' MAN dedicated Academy in Derby. This means you will be required to stay in a hotel for 15 separate weeks (Monday to Friday) over the duration of the programme. All associated costs for training are met by the employer and there will be no cost to you.You will also be assigned a dedicated Development Coach who will visit you every 4-6 weeks either in the workplace or remotely via Microsoft Teams, giving 1-2-1 advice and guidance to help you achieve the following IMI qualifications:Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Level 3Functional Skills Level 2 in English & maths (if required)
Commitment and enthusiasm are a must and a passion for motor vehicles and physical work would be an advantage
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.