About the apprenticeship
The post holder is primarily employed to provide emergency repairs and routine maintenance of
emergency and non-emergency vehicles. The post holder is required to carry out efficiently and
to the required manufacturers and Trust standards the servicing, repair and maintenance of a
range of vehicles from ambulance and non- ambulance service vehicles to light commercial and
Heavy Goods vehicles and cars from various vehicle manufacturers. This work is normally done in
the Trust Workshops, but may be carried out at Trust stations or roadside locations, as the need
arises. In addition, the jobholder undertakes maintenance and repair work on vehicles and
various items of specialised equipment as per accreditation, carrying out welding (arc/ mig/ gas)
and fabricating work and reproduce / fabricate, construct the part that is no longer available as
required and where appropriate seek advice on the specification of the part to be produced to
ensure that it is fit for purpose and meets Health and Safety requirements. Also includes general maintenance of workshop equipment, tools and awareness of Health and Safety but excludes
service, repair and adjustments of items of equipment under contractual arrangements with
certified and qualified suppliers.
Experience of service, maintenance and repair of a broad range of vehicles in a busy environment working to required timescales and standards.
Able to work on own or as part of a team, with minimum
supervision. Able to diagnose faults and causes. Ability to problem solve. Good physical co-ordination and manual dexterity. Written, digital and verbal communication skills to being able to convey information and complete all necessary
documentation accurately to comply with audit requirements.
City & Guilds/ BTEC/ NVQ3 in Motor Vehicle Technology or
Welsh Spoken Skills: Yes Welsh Written Skills: No
Training provider course:
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 3
About the employer
Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust
2 Blackweir Terrace, Cardiff CF10 3EA
Yes, we are 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.
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