From trucks to buses, tractors to artic lorries, are you curious to know the mechanics behind these heavy vehicles and how they are maintained?
Then maybe a Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician, Level 3 is the right Apprenticeship for you.
As an Apprentice, you will be working in a very hands-on workspace environment with specialist equipment. You will be expected to service and repair these mammoth vehicles and associated trailers; replacing simple parts with complex faults using diagnostic methods.
Learn - Earn - Grow
Learn a brand new skill that comes with a UK-recognised qualification.
You are officially an employee of the company so you will also be earning a wage while you learn.
You will not only be learning skills towards a new qualification but growing as an individual by boosting your professional profile within a working environment.
There are no course costs to you personally.
Develop your Maths and English up to level 2 with homework and tutor support to prepare for the final exam (If you have not already achieved this prior to starting the Apprenticeship).
As an apprentice, you will be given 20% of your paid working hours as off-the-job training time. For example, for a 30-hour working week, you could be given 6 hours to complete off-the-job training within the workplace.
You will attend regular coaching sessions with a qualified and industry-experienced Apprenticeship Coach who will conduct remote sessions lasting approximately 1 hour. (During this time, you will be set work to undertake as part of your off-the-job training). At quarterly intervals, you will receive a face-to-face visit to discuss progress and learning with practical activities being reviewed where necessary.
Must be in a motor vehicle role within a dealership, manufacturer, or an independent garage with access to a range of vehicles, transmission, hybrid and electric.
Must gain the minimum of a level 1 result from initial assessments in English, maths and ICT.
End Point Assessment - with an independent assessor
* Online knowledge test.
* Observation of practical skills development throughout the apprenticeship.
* Discussion around behaviors and attitudes.
Please note that the End Point Assessment may be conducted remotely and you will be fully supported and prepared to undertake these assessment activities.
On completion, apprentices may be eligible to progress on to other courses such as MOT tester.
On completion, apprentices may progress into roles with management or senior support responsibilities.