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Apprentice Engineer

12000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
9 Aug 2022

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Supply Chain & Transport
Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training
Start Date
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Apprentice Technician - Bus and Coach Engineering Apprentices - we have a number of locations in and around the London area
Brief overview
Are you wanting to start your career in the Automotive Industry?
We are looking to hire Bus and Coach Engineering Apprentices who will study towards either a MechElec or Electrical Technical Apprenticeship and work alongside a highly skilled workforce that is committed to quality.
What will the apprentice be doing?
The successful applicant will support the maintenance and servicing requirements of a fleet of busses and coaches while learning their trade to a nationally recognised standard. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and hardworking person to kickstart their career in the Automotive Industry.
There are two trade routes available to applicants at this bus depot:
MechElec - the successful candidate can expect to carry out:
• General maintenance of Buses & Coaches
• Carry out routine safety inspections
• Inspect, diagnose and repair mechanical systems, engine, fuel, coolant and transmission systems
• Carry out routine mechanical and electrical servicing, planned preventative maintenance and "health checks"
• Identify with accumulated knowledge and apply initiative to rectify intermittent faults
Electrical - the successful candidate can expect to carry out:
• General maintenance of Buses & Coaches
• Carry out routine electrical servicing and planned maintenance. Inspect, diagnose, and repair electrical circuits and wiring
• Interrogate wiring diagrams. Identify components, current flow, and circuit protection
• Inspect, diagnose, and repair electrical charging systems, battery storage and electrical drive systems
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Training is delivered in the workplace and via seven/eight weekly college blocks per year at S&B Automotive Academy, you will be required to travel to the Academy in Bristol and stay in hotel accommodation if needed. All costs for this are met by the employer and there will be no cost to you.
As a result, you will receive the following qualification:
• Level 3 Bus and Coach Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard
• Level 2 Functional Skills in maths & English (if required)
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
As a company RATP Dev Transit London are committed to providing development and training opportunities to our employees. An apprenticeship is the grounding for your future development and there are lots of opportunities to develop your career. At the successful completion of training the intention is for the apprentice to be offered full-time employment as a skilled Bus and coach technician.
Things to consider (optional)
The competition for apprenticeship placements is strong so please ensure your application is tailored to the type of apprenticeship you are applying for, pay attention to presentation, spelling and grammar and include any relevant experience, hobbies/interests, or qualifications.
With us you will receive the following benefits:
• Competitive salary
• Free Travel pass and Nominee pass (savings of up to GBP6,000)
• Subsidised Gym Membership
• Wholesale Benefits
• Cycle to work scheme
• Eye care voucher
• Company Pension
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