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Apprentice Vehicle Technician



31st July 2019

Apprentice Vehicle Technician

To assist with service inspections/maintenance work as required in order that the vehicles are compliant with all Ministry of Transport regulations and in compliance with our ‘O’ Licence obligations

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage - £160.00
Working week - Monday to Friday 08:00 - 16:30 = 40 hours per week

Total hours per week: 40.00

Expected duration - 36 months

Possible start date - 05 Aug 2019

Apprenticeship level - Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Reference number - VAC091121408

Duties include:

  • Ensure that all relevant paperwork is completed accurately and in a timely manner, to enable accurate and ‘up-to-date’ computer records are available at all times, with special regard to defects and servicing
  • Undertake all training as required in order to carry out work to meet the ever changing standards of legislation
  • Assist drivers, as and when necessary, to identify defects
  • Keep your Manager informed of any relevant information with regard to the state and safety of vehicles and equipment
  • Ensure that job cards are completed to record parts used and time allocated to the relevant vehicle
  • In order to reduce the risk of trips and slips in the workshop ensure that you work in an orderly manner and keep all work areas clean and tidy
  • Ensure that all tools are cleaned and returned to the appropriate place after use
  • Work in a safe manner and in compliance with Health and Safety regulations
  • Assist other departments as and when necessary in order to ensure the smooth running of the business

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills
Interested in vehicle maintenance and transport to get to work and attend college

Personal qualities

Willingness to learn and a can do attitude

Desired qualifications

  • Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to establish course suitability. Applicants should have at least 4 GCSEs or equivalent including English and maths at grades A-C or 9 - 4. Apprentices need to be employed for minimum of 30 hours a week in the industry with a contract of employment
  • Proof of qualifications will be required before you can be accepted onto the apprenticeship

PLEASE NOTE: Those without the stated entry requirements or awaiting GCSE/GCSE or equivalent retake grades, may be offered an appointment to come into college (Easton or Otley campus) and sit an online assessment to confirm program suitability

Future prospects
Permanent position as a Skilled Vehicle Technician

Things to consider
Must have transport available due to location (Snetterton) and nature of role

Block weeks of College attendance are at OTLEY CAMPUS Suffolk

About the employer
Logistics company

Foulger Transport Ltd - http://www.foulgertransport.co.uk/

Snetterton Circuit, Snetterton, Norwich, NR16 2JU

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 24/08/2019


£160 per week


This job is located in Snetterton

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About Foulger Transport Limited

Founded in 1935, Foulger Transport provides haulage and warehousing services to the UK and international markets. Since 1935 we at Foulger Transport have provided our customers with cost-effective, efficient warehousing with haulage throughout East Anglia, as...

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