Apprentice Heavy Vehicle Technician

Closing Date: 30/11/2022
Contract Contract
Job Role Apprenticeships
Working Hours Full Time
Location Darlington
Salary Annual Wage - £13,944.00

Job Description

About the employer

Sapphire Vehicles Services Limited is a commercial vehicle fleet management company with a service provision packaged to offer a clearly defined portfolio of support services to both new and existing companies. Sapphire Vehicle Services is searching for talented people to join our HGV Technician Apprenticeship Scheme to be developed into tomorrow’s best Heavy Vehicle Repair Technicians.

What will the apprentice be doing?

Technicians will be trained in all aspects of heavy vehicle repair and will include diagnostics using OEM equipment for Mercedes, Scania, DAF & IVECO.

Our HGV Technicians service and maintain all aspects of our modern and varied fleet of heavy goods vehicles, trailers & tail lifts.

Our fully equipped and IRTEC accredited Workshops all have the ability to complete:

  • Roller brake tests
  • Tacho calibrations
  • Air conditioning service/repairs
  • Windscreen repair
  • Tail lift statutory inspections & weight tests
  • And much more…

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

  • To gain a level 3 qualification and become a fully qualified HGV technician
  • To gain skills on site and in college to further their development
  • 2-week block release at the Stephenson’s Campus

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

To complete apprenticeship, gain a level 3 qualification as a HGV technician. With the possibility of career progression to a full-time position with the company.

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
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