Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Apprentice – ZENITH VEHICLE CONTRACTS LIMITED

You'll be part of the team in a commercial vehicle workshop, so be prepared to get stuck in. To succeed at this role you'll need to be practical, enjoy solving problems and take instruction. In return you'll get yourself on the first rung of a rewarding career with a business that values and rewards it’s employees.

Reference number: VAC1000043442


Wage – £16,473.60 per annum
Duration – 42 Months
Start date – 05 September 2022
Posted – 13/05/2022

Working Week:

8:30am – 4:30pm, days to be confirmed. Total hours per week: 40.

Apprenticeship level




What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Learning to inspect both vehicles and trailers
  • Servicing HGV’s
  • Learning systems, including defect and fault finding
  • Gaining experience and knowledge of how to fill in paperwork, both electronically and manually
  • Learning rules around health and safety and house keeping
  • Developing skills to carry our mechanical repairs in a safe and effective way

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

The successful candidates will be enrolled on the Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship Level 3 apprenticeship standard. As a motor vehicle apprentice, you will be studying one day a week at our college’s specialist Engineering Centre which boasts state-of-the-art equipment and workshops. You will find all the relevant workshops and demonstration areas required for you to complete your studies with Kirklees College.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

With 4 workshops around the country we provide maintenance services to some of the biggest brands in the UK. Our Technicians are highly skilled and we are looking to secure our business for the future with an apprentice scheme that enables these Technicians to pass on their skills to the next generation. As such there is a potential full time position offered to the right candidates on completion of the qualification.

Things to consider

Working with HGVs can be physically demanding, you may have to also work outside .

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Reliable, Trustworthy, Conscientious, Hard working, Good time management, Alert, Lateral thinker


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4/C or above) essential

About the employer


Bypass Park Estate, Sherburn In Elmet, Leeds, LS25 6EP
We have ambitious growth plans which will see our Technical team increase further over the next 3 years We combine innovative technology and a specialist workforce who provide the very best in class service for our industry-leading, highly visible large fleet operating customers.

Closing date: 11 July 2022