Volvo Trucks Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship

Type: Apprentice
Region: South West

Recruiting now for July 2024!!!Remit are proud to be partnered with WW Truck & Bus (Volvo) to deliver their HGV Technician apprenticeships. WW Truck & Bus (Volvo) has always recognised the value that apprenticeships can bring to the business and each year, they have more than 300 young men and women go through their apprentice scheme and go on to progress further within the company. A Volvo trained apprentice will become a top class asset to their business for years to come.This year, Volvo launched their ‘Women in HGV’ initiative to bust the myth that the automotive sector is just for men and have seen great results in welcoming more women into the business.Start dates are from May to August 2024What you’ll be learning.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 inspections.? Maintenance – general and preventative maintenance.? Repairing – repairing/replacing parts.? Diagnostics – diagnosing faults in the onboard systems.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.Training delivery.In this programme, all aspects of heavy vehicle technology are embedded in this dedicated programme and involves a mix of academic learning and on-the-job training.? Practical learning in the workplace, shadowing your mentor and carrying out the work while being supervised.? Online studies, completing workbooks and job cards, attending online sessions and virtual classes with your Development Coach, all done during your working day.? Attending block release to the Volvo Training Academy in Derby, DE21 7BH every 2 months. All costs of your hotel food and accommodation plus all travel arrangements are covered by WW Truck & Bus.What are the benefits?? Full-time employment from day one.? Competitive salary.? Holiday pay.? Residential training with expert support and guidance.? Internationally recognised accreditation.? Fully paid for training course, including all qualification fees and accommodation.? Team building and special eventsWhat you’ll achieve.On successfully completing the Volvo Apprentice Programme, you will gain national qualifications recognised throughout the automotive industry:? Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician level 3 (ST0068AP02)In addition, Volvo holds an event where you and your family will be invited to a special graduation day to receive your certificates and possibly a special merit award at the end of your apprenticeship.https://www.walesandwestusedtrucks.co.uk/page/6/about-us#INDAUTOTraining to be Provided

Training is delivered in the workplace and on block release to Remit’s Automotive Academy in Derby. There are a total of 18 x 1 week blocks over the 32 month 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)

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