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Job Title : Apprentice HGV & LGV Mechanic
Employer : Ray Goudy Trailer Repairs
Location : STOWMARKET, Suffolk, IP14 5AY
Position Type : Apprenticeship/Internship
Sector : Engineering
Vacancy Reference : VAC-01636
Vacancy Short Description : We are looking for an enthusiastic/reliable individual to join our team. The role will be very varied from working on cars to lorries.


Qualifications Required : Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to establish course suitability. Applicants should have at least 5 GCSEs including English and Maths at grades A-E or 9- 3. Evidence of qualifications will be required. Apprentices need to be employed for minimum of 30 hours a week in the industry with a contract of employment.
Vacancy Full Description : We are looking to train someone up, working towards NVQ level 3 ‘Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance’ to work within our workshop.
The role will involve working on all types of vehicles, servicing/repairs & MOTs.
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 40 hrs Mon – Fri 40 starting @ 07:30 some OT and Saturdays
Salary : £240.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 10/12/2019
Possible Start Date : 16/12/2019
Personal Qualities : Enthusiastic, Reliable and Conscientious.
Skills Required : Keen to Learn, Logical approach to tasks. Mechanically minded.
Future Prospects : A fully recognised NVQ qualification and becoming and fully qualified mechanic. This would also lead to becoming an MOT tester, carrying out MOTs in our own testing facility – all to DVSA standard.
Training to be Provided : Qualification: NVQ 3 Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance
College Attendance: Otley College- block weeks
Training for all job specific tasks will be given. In addition the apprentice will have the support and guidance of a qualified assessor from the college, who will make on-site visits every 6-8 weeks. There may be the occasional need to attend either the Otley or Easton campus for short training courses and tests.
Other Information : Pay Rates: The current NMW rate for Apprentices is £3.70 per hour with effect from 1st April 2018. This applies to 16-18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training. For more information visit:
Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week in the industry with a contract of employment

Working Week: Monday – Friday 40 hours a week starting @ 07:30
Overtime available during the week and Saturdays

Shortlisting/Interviews - Shortlisting and interviews will take place throughout the duration of the vacancy ad. This may mean that the vacancy could close before the published cut-off date should suitable candidates be found.
Things to consider : The workshop can be cold at times. The role involves being on your feet for long periods
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