What will the apprentice be doing?
- Competency in Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive Environment
- Conducting routine heavy vehicle maintenance
- Removing and replacing heavy vehicle chassis units and components
- Inspecting Heavy Vehicles
- Supporting job roles in the Automotive environment
- Learning about the materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices used in Automotive environment
- Removing and replacing heavy vehicle units and components
- Learning about heavy vehicle engine mechanical, lubrication and cooling system units and components
- Learning about heavy vehicle fuel, air supply and exhaust system units and components
- Removing and replacing heavy vehicle electrical units and components
- Learning about removing and replacing heavy vehicle transmission and driveline units and components
- Diagnosing and rectifying vehicle auxiliary electrical faults
- Inspecting heavy vehicles to comply with legal requirements
- Diagnosing and rectifying heavy vehicle engine faults
- Diagnosing and rectifying heavy vehicle chassis system faults
- Learning about diagnosing and rectification of heavy vehicle transmission and driveline faults
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
The apprentice will achieve a Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard in Heavy Vehicle Repair Technician qualification. This will be studied one day each week at the Kirklees College Engineering Centre.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
There may be a possibility of permanent employment on successful completion of the apprenticeship.