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Keltruck Scania Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship

Employer
Welsh Government
Location
Unit 55 Symonds Cliffe Way Severn Bridge Industrial Estate Caldicot Newport NP26 5PT
Salary
12,292.80
Closing date
3 Oct 2022

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Specialism
Engineering
Sector
Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Undisclosed
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Job Details

About the apprenticeship

Duties

Are you hands-on and mechanically minded? Do you want to join one of the World's leading manufacturers? Working for Keltruck is not just a job, it's a career!

Keltruck goes the extra mile to provide an excellent employment package for every employee. This can include; Incentive Schemes, Pension, Rewards, and an Employee Assistance Programme including receiving a state-of-the-art toolbox at the start of your Apprenticeship worth over £2000.

As part of the Scania Apprenticeship Programme, you will have the opportunity to gain new skills and knowledge whilst carrying out maintenance and repairs on Scania heavy vehicles in your workplace, this will include mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical vehicle systems. You will also receive excellent training at Scania's state-of-the-art training academy to further develop your new skills and knowledge to the next level.

Roles and Responsibilities include:
• Learning the fundamentals of heavy vehicle technologies - vehicle chassis, engine, fuels, transmissions, hydraulic and air braking, electrical systems and testing
• You will be trained on how to: service, maintain and repair Scania trucks
• Set up accessories and specific equipment on the vehicles
• Ensure appropriate work logs are kept for all vehicles, all job cards and service sheets are completed in a timely manner
• Working alongside a qualified technician/mentor learning how to carry out repairs according to Scania procedures in a safe and responsible

Additional information

At Keltruck, they invest considerably in staff development and training and you can expect to receive comprehensive training to provide opportunities for career progression not only in the UK but throughout their Global organisation.

Following the completion of your Scania Apprenticeship Programme, you will have the opportunity to advance your knowledge and skills by taking Scania's Master Technician product training courses.

Requirements

Skills

• A keen interest and passion for heavy vehicle technology
• Practically minded
• Logical approach to problem-solving
• An enthusiasm to learn new practical and theoretical skills
• Good verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to work well within a team

Qualifications

Minimum entry requirements are a GCSE grade 4/C or equivalent Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths.
Predicted grades will be considered, but please be aware that the apprenticeship offer is subject to your exams results.

Language

Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:
Remit Training

Training provider course:
Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician

About the employer

Unit 55 Symonds Cliffe Way
Severn Bridge Industrial Estate
Caldicot
Newport
NP26 5PT

Disability confident

No, we are not part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

Candidates shortlisted for the interview process will be asked to conduct a face-to-face interview on-site with the hiring managers.

Company

Why an apprenticeship?

As an apprentice you will earn while you train. It’s a great career choice whether you are leaving school or college, returning to work after starting a family or looking for a new career. There’s a wide range of jobs on offer.  A job at the Welsh Government is unlike any other in Wales.

At the Welsh Government you’ll be given support and guidance so you can develop your skills in the workplace. You will also need to set aside time to study for your apprenticeship. You’ll be a valued member of the team from day one.

What apprenticeships are available?

We don’t currently have any apprenticeship opportunities open as we have now closed our scheme for 2019. If you’d like to keep updated on the vacancies that we’re advertising, you may want to visit our jobs board:  Welsh Government External Vacancies Board.

If you’d like to receive Job Alert e-mails that let you know when we’re advertising a role that suits your preferences, scroll to the bottom of the jobs board, and you’ll see the ‘Create Job Alert’ link.  Click this, and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your alerts.  You’ll need to log in or create an account as part of this process.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply you:

  • will be at least 16 years of age at the time of making your application
  • will not be in full-time education (you can apply while still attending school/college/university but will have finished or intend to finish your studies by the time your apprenticeship starts)
  • will need to meet the Civil Service Nationality requirements to apply.

ALS eligibility

Please note that ALS our training providers have their own eligibility in order to provide the funding required to undertake an apprenticeship. You may not be eligible to apply if:

  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in ICT, Software, Web and Telecoms or a similar subject
  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in Business Administration, Customer Service or a similar subject

What are the benefits?  

How much will I be paid?

You will earn £19,240 a year while training. When you pass your apprenticeship you can apply for a permanent job at the Welsh Government. Within 2 years of starting your apprenticeship you could be earning £22,500. 

You will get 31 days holidays as well as 10 public and privilege days. We offer flexible working arrangements to help you get the right work/life balance. You will also be eligible for membership of the Civil Service Pension Scheme

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