HGV Mechanical / Electrical Apprentice
Team / Department
Workshop - Technical
Critical Services / Fleet
Hours of Work
40 per week
MAIN PURPOSE OF ROLE: To serve and successfully complete an apprenticeship over a period of four years to become a fully qualified Technician.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To attend college as and when required, in order to complete NVQ Level II and III portfolios in the required time scale
To be receptive to all reasonable job instructions and ensure that all on-the-job learning is carried out in a responsible and appropriate manner.
Attend all training courses required by the company within the Apprenticeship period.
To learn the use of specialist tools, diagnostic equipment and test procedures whilst working on various vehicles.
To report any defects relating to vehicle safety etc., to the instructing Technician or Workshop Supervisor.
To maintain an awareness of compliance with current and future legislation with regards to Health and Safety, COSHH and Environmental Protection Act.
To attend residential training courses, as required, throughout the apprenticeship.
To assist the instructing technician in all aspects of work, as shown or instructed to do.
To ensure that where required, all time recording of attendance and time of jobs is correctly recorded.
Be fully up-to-date on all Health and Safety issues related to workshops.
To prepare and complete any evidence of learning required for college, the company or outside assessors.
Strive to deliver excellent customer service.
In accordance with our certification to the standards OHSAS 18001, ISO9001 and ISO 14001 each employee will comply with and contribute to the effective implementation of the current Babcock International Group :
- Health and Safety policy
- Quality Policy
- Environmental Policy
To work within established Company policies and procedures.
Promote company values and standards and exhibit appropriate behaviour in accordance with Company ethos.
Use talent and ability to encourage achievement and continuous improvement.
To demonstrate safety, integrity & commitment at all times.
Maintain excellent levels of communication throughout the team and the wider business.
To carry out any other duties as and when necessary to meet the varying demands of the business and satisfy customer needs.
ESSENTIAL (Please Tick)
A genuine interest in the automotive sector
Have a practical approach and be a hands on person
To be able to accept instructions and be willing to carry them out accurately.
Be able to understand and know where to obtain more relevant knowledge
Be able to demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of mechanical and electronic components
Study of practical subjects whilst at school
Be able to demonstrate some experience of a practical hobby or interest.
Some commercial work experience in a garage environment.
A minimum of three GCSE's grades C/D in Literacy, Maths and ICT or the equivalent
OTHER REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB
Be willing to learn in a hand's on environment.
Be committed to the full term of the apprenticeship.