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Apprentice Vehicle Fitter

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Please See Advert Text
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
29/07/2020
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 12/08/2020 23:59
Salary:
£4.15 per hour apprentice wage
Job Category:
Apprenticeships
Vacancy ID:
199109
Employment Location:
South Hylton Depot
Post Number:
50086955

Job details 

Closing date:
12 Aug


Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

3 year Apprenticeship

We have an exciting opportunity for a hard-working, motivated and enthusiastic individual to join Environmental Services as a Vehicle Fitter Apprentice.

You will be based in the Fleet team and you will gain experience in operating a variety of equipment, driving large goods vehicles and undertaking plant and vehicle maintenance.

As a Vehicle Fitter apprentice, you will undertake the Level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance technician apprenticeship 1 day per week at Gateshead College. You will be supported through the apprenticeship by a College assessor and you will also receive regular mentoring in the workplace from your supervisor and team.

You do not need to have prior experience to apply for this apprenticeship but we are interested in receiving applications from candidates who can demonstrate an interest in how the Heavy Vehicle industry operates and who wishes to develop mechanical skills.

Ideally candidates will have or expect to achieve 3 GCSE’s at Grade 4 / Grade C in Maths and English or hold an equivalent and relevant qualification. If you do not have the required grades in English and Maths, you will be assessed by the training provider to determine if you have the required skills to complete this alongside the apprenticeship. Candidates without level 2 English and Maths will need to achieve this level prior to completion of the apprenticeship.

This apprenticeship would appeal to candidates who prefer to work outdoors and enjoy a physically strenuous job. The apprenticeship will necessitate candidates having a good level of fitness and a high tolerance for a sometimes challenging working environment involving hands on tasks in confined, malodorous conditions.

Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact Operational HR Services by Telephone: 0191 561 1755 . Email: jobs@sunderland.gov.uk Please note that CV’s are not acceptable.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.


Please be advised if you have not heard from us in six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.

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