Northside Truck & Van Ltd

Level 3 Heavy Vehicle Repair Technician – Northside Truck & Van Ltd

This fantastic opportunity is based at Northside’s Leeds depot. The position would suit a school/college leaver wishing to take their first steps as a Commercial Vehicle Technician. We require people with masses of drive and enthusiasm. If this sounds like you, please apply by emailing your CV to


a female kirklees student wearing blue overalls stood in front of a truck
Wage – £10,878.40
Duration – 36 months
Start date – 10 April 2023
Posted – 09/03/2023

Working Week:

Monday to Friday. Usually 08.30 – 17.00 with half hour unpaid lunch and two paid tea breaks per day.

Apprenticeship level




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

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

The candidate will become fully qualified with C&G level 3 certificate for a Heavy Vehicle Repair Technician. The successful candidate will go to Kirklees College Engineering Centre one day each week.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Post apprenticeship continual training will be given to drive your career along at Northside.

Things to consider

Working with HGVs can be physically demanding, there may be some working outdoors and working at height.

To apply, please email your CV to

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

• A strong interest in motor vehicles
• Ability to work using own initiative
• Good time keeping
• Strong work ethic
• Good team player
• Honest and trustworthy
• Willing to learn and listen to instructions
• Good sense of humour


4 or above/Level 2 Functional skills maths and English would give you a distinct advantage

About the employer

Northside Truck & Van Ltd

7, Elland Road Industrial Park, Elland Way, Beeston, Leeds, LS11 0EY
Northside Truck & Van supply Mercedes-Benz truck & vans for sale, repair and maintenance of new and used Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles and with 6 of our 7 depots now open 24hours; offering sales, parts, services and repairs in order to keep your business running. Our stock holds new & used Mercedes Sprinter, Citan and Vito vans for sale as well as a range of Mercedes-Benz trucks. Northside Truck & Van operate out of Yorkshire and Lincolnshire with dealerships found in Bradford, Doncaster, Hull, Immingham, Leeds, Sheffield and York. Financial services and packages are available to support vehicle hire and sale purchases as well as use of after sales services.

Closing date: 30 March 2023