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Apprentice Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician

Reference No: 35947
Rochdale Borough Council
Weekly salary
Hours per week
North Heywood
OL10 2DY

About this opportunity

Rochdale Borough Council Environmental Services, based at Green Lane in Heywood have a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join the team. Working in their commercial workshop on their extensive fleet of vehicles.

The successful applicant will be expected to learn about the following:

• Keeping the workshop clean & tidy
• How to use tools & equipment used in vehicle maintenance & repair
• Safe working procedures in the workshop
• Assisting other vehicle and ground side equipment technicians with their work whilst receiving on the job training
• How to service and inspect a vehicle
• How to safely remove and replace engine, chassis, electrical and transmission components
• How to carry out simple and complex fault diagnosis and repairs on engine, chassis, transmission and electrical systems

The first year of this apprenticeship will pay £12347.00 which will rise to £22366.00 in the second and third years of the apprenticeship.

How you will be supported
Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role.

What will happen next
New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:
• More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
• Any training you need to complete
• What the next steps will be

How you could get there
If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

What you should have to apply

Grades 4 (or C) and above in GCSE Maths and English are the minimum grades acceptable

Personal Qualities

Ability to work as part of a team, and assist colleagues in the day to day duties of managing a busy and challenging workshop environment
Candidates must have the capability to follow instructions and guidance working closely with a mentor
Importantly the right person will demonstrate consistently high levels of professionalism that is true of the brand they are representing
A passion for motor vehicle is essential


Full training will be provided, however a basic understanding of vehicle maintenance and repair and a passion for a career in the automotive industry is desirable


Rochdale OL10 2DY
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