Trainee HGV Technician

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1279138300-2
  • Date Posted: 26 March 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Shorterm Group
  • Location: Sheffield, Yorkshire
  • Apprentice Pay: £34,000 to £40,000
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

Shorterm Group have designed a paid upskilling programme that takes experienced light vehicle mechanics, car, PCV and HGV mechanics and upskills them to be highly competent HGV/PSV/Bus technicians. It is a joint programme between us and a few of the largest British based Bus/Coach/HGV companies.

This is a 1-year paid "work and learn" programme.
The training programme consists of 24 separate planned on the job (OTJ) training practical assessments across the year.

Location: Sheffield
Shift: Monday to Friday and every other Saturday.
o Mon - Fri, early late alternating shifts (6am-2:30pm and 1pm/2pm-9:30pm/10:30pm)
o Sat - 8am-12pm
Salary: Circa 34k dependant on shift/hours worked. Night shifts are also available at certain depots.
Hourly rate: starting at 16.53p/h PAYE.
Duration: 12 months in the clients' depot - after this there is a very good prospect of full-time employment direct with the client.
IMI accreditation upon completion of the 1-year programme.

Candidates for this position will need to have the following:

Will have completed an apprenticeship in light vehicle mechanics and repair, BTEC, City & Guilds qualification or a level 2equivalent relevant qualification. In exceptional cases we will consider candidates who do not possess a level 2 qualification or equivalent but who have strong relevant technical expertise.
Hold a full UK drivers' licence.
Own a laptop/PC and have domestic internet connectivity.
Have the right to live and work in the UK.
Live within a reasonable commute of a designated garage.
Own a toolbox and tools as befits a practicing car mechanic or equivalent.

If you have any friends or colleagues who may benefit from our upskilling programme, please send them my way. If you do happen to have any referrals start, then you will receive 100 in vouchers.