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Apprentice Technician (HGV) - Reading

  • Reading (Berkshire)

Description de l'offre

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Volvo Trucks
Position Description

Apprentice Heavy Vehicle Technician Volvo Truck & Bus (South) Ltd

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Brief overview of the role

Be trained to a high level of morale and focus to ensure the highest possible levels of efficiency, quality of workmanship and production finish in order to sustain growth in customer confidence in the service provided by the Dealer point.

Closing date

27th April 2018

Apprenticeship summary

·  Working week**
·  8:30am-4:30pm Monday-Friday
·  Total hours per week: 40.00
·  Weekly wage**


·  Expected apprenticeship duration**

36 months

·  Possible start date**

03 Sep 2018

·  Apprenticeship level**

Advanced Level Apprenticeship

·  Reference number**

Will be generated on approval

Vacancy description

·  Learn how to and use Volvo special tools safely and efficiently.
·  Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) when must be worn.
·  Assist with cleaning the workshop.
·  Comply with warranty procedures during repairs and with warranty material on completion of repair.
·  Ensure that the company's time recording procedures are complied with.
·  Ensure job cards are completed accurately.
·  Ensure all vehicle defects are reported to workshop Supervisor.
·  Attend college courses regularly and achieve the standards required by the course.
·  Attend any technical or development training that is made available.

General duties:

·  Work with the team to ensure a strong top team ethos.
·  Support the development of character, skills, attitude and superior individual and team performance.
·  Ensure that you conduct yourself in a business like and professional manner.
·  Ensure that the workshop facilities, equipment and tools are kept clean, tidy and maintained, reflecting the Volvo image of an efficient and modern retail Dealer point.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

·  To be able to effectively communicate at all levels both written and verbally.
·  To be able to develop or work in developing new or enhancing existing processes.
·  To be able to adapt and take on new skills and approaches.

Personal qualities

·  To be at all times a team player.
·  To be at all times have a flexible approach to work commitments.
·  To be at all times open and honest.
·  To be at all times supportive of colleagues both in company and Distributor Organisation

Desired qualifications

GCSE A*-C or equivalent is required for this position.

Future prospects

Progression to higher qualifications and potential full time position.

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About the employer


Volvo Truck & Bus (South) Ltd

Disability Confident

Employer is not registered as Disability Confident


Volvo pride themselves on product innovation and excellence. Their standards are high and their service must be second to none. A successful business demands a skilled workforce to improve its bottom line. A skilled workforce demands training and knowledge. It's that simple. They provide a commitment to their customers that they will always receive second to none service levels, to do this they must ensure that their people are trained to the highest possible standards. That is why they created the Technician Apprentice Programme - widely considered to be the best throughout the truck and bus industry. At Volvo, their secret to providing consistently high levels of service is their people . 'Customers expect reliability, Volvo delivers it'. If you want a career with a leading truck and bus manufacturer, then you have come to the right place. They provide all our apprentices with the skills needed to become a qualified technician with a secure career. A Volvo trained apprentice will become a top class asset to their business for years to come.



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Twyford OX17 3AA


Unit 10 Worton Drive RG2 0TG



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4-5 Bulls Bridge Centre North Hyde Gardens UB3 4QQ


Beddington Farm Road CR0 4XB


This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website


United Kingdom
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Apprentice Technician (HGV) - Reading

Functional Area

Travel Required (maximum)

About us

The Volvo Group is one of the world's leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

The Volvo Trucks brand has been built up over decades and enjoys a solid position worldwide. It is one of the world's best known and respected brands within the commercial vehicle industry. It is associated with the core values quality, safety and environmental care. With Volvo Trucks you will be part of a global and diverse team. We work with passion, we trust each other and we embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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State / Province

South East
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