About Employer Welcome to Wales And West - your Volvo Truck or Bus specialists. For trucks, parts, advice and maintenance, we're Volvo at its best. At Wales And West we will give you exactly the vehicles you need, from new trucks and certified used trucks. Call us to ask for information on the latest stocks and prices. We supply and fit over 1.5 million new and exchange parts in a year. The majority of which are Genuine Volvo Parts. We can supply all makes parts and consumables for trucks, buses, trailers and workshops through Volvo and Roadcrew. If a part isn't immediately available, we'll deliver it the next day, in most instances. For repairs, service and maintenance, Wales And West will keep you moving. All work is carried out in well equipped workshops by experienced, Volvo trained technicians, using genuine Volvo parts. Brief overview of the role Remit are recruiting on behalf of Volvo Truck & Bus who are searching for talented people to join their team as a Heavy Vehicle Service Technician Apprentice. Giving you the opportunity to become the best skilled Commercial Technician for the future enabling you to deal with the complex technology for the future vehicles, where career option Position Type Apprenticeship Salary £0 NotApplicable Working Week Monday to Thursday 7am - 22 hours, Fri 07:00 - 21 hours ( shift working 8 hours) Vacancy description Volvo Truck and Bus are one of the World’s leading manufacturers of commercial vehicles. At Volvo Truck and Bus, we are passionate about what we do and who we are. We believe our employees are our greatest asset to enable us to deliver excellent service to our customers. Our culture promotes training and development to help individuals reach their career goals and encourages positive working relationships between staff and managers where ideas are valued. Areas of responsibility include: To work with qualified and experienced technicians learning how to repair and maintain modern trucks, buses and coaches including hybrid technology to the highest standards. You will be trained how to repair, service and MOT cutting edge technology trucks, buses and luxury coaches including hybrid. Working alongside a qualified Technician learning how to carry out repairs according to Volvo procedures in a safe and responsible manner Accompany Technicians on road tests Requirements and prospects
Qualifications Required GCSE Maths & English Grade C or above or equivalent Essential Skills Wales Qualifications. Skills Required The successful applicant will be confident, self-motivated, drive and enthusiastic to work as part of a team. You are required to have Maths and English at C or above, IT, craft subjects and physics would be preferrable however not mandatory. Having an interest in working in the automotive and engineering industries and an inquisitive nature and a desire to fix things are just as important as academic achievements Personal Qualities Having a real interest in the Motor Industry Willing to provide an excellent service to Volvo customers; The right attitude, determination and commitment A desire to succeed at college and in the workplace. Training to be Provided Block Release to Loughborough Remit Automotive to provide workbased Training JGR Training, Bridgend to carry out Essential Skills Wales if required Future Prospects Progression to a higher qualification. Other Information The Apprenticeship is a four-year programme where you will be working towards the Modern Apprenticeship Framework level 2 & 3 for Heavy Vehicle Maintenance & Repair. Your training is split between college and workplace, on the job training will be carried out in the workshop alongside your workplace mentor. College will typically be two-week block providing the opportunity to build relationships with your peers outside the workplace. During your apprenticeship you will build portfolios to record all your training, experience and skills gained throughout your apprenticeship.