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Here at Volvo, we pride ourselves on product innovation and excellence. We provide a commitment to our customers that they will always receive second to none service levels – to do this we must ensure that our people are trained to the highest possible standards.

A successful business demands a skilled workforce to improve its bottom line. A skilled workforce demands training and knowledge. That is why we created the Volvo Apprenticeship Programme - widely considered to be the best throughout the Truck and Bus industry.

We provide all our apprentices with the skills needed to become fully qualified and competent individuals with a secure vocation at Volvo. A Volvo trained apprentice will become a top class asset to our business for years to come, we like to invest well into our future.

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Apprenticeships

Heavy Vehicle Advanced Apprenticeship Programme – Up to 4 Years

All aspects of heavy vehicle technology are embedded in this dedicated programme focusing on electronics, diagnostics and computer management systems.

  • Working in dealership: learn on the job in the workshop, gaining hands on experience under the guidance of a trained mentor.
  • College: fifteen, two week periods of residential training at the Renault Training Academy covers technology in engines, transmissions and the latest diagnostic techniques for all vehicle systems.
  • Qualifications: L3 Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician

Aftersales Advanced Apprenticeship Programme – 2 Years

This two year programme focuses on stock management, product and motor vehicle knowledge, effective customer service techniques, with the ability to identify customers’ needs and exceed expectations:

  • Working in dealership: learn on the job in parts and service, gaining hands on experience under the guidance of a trained mentor.
  • College: ten weeks in depth residential training at the Renault Training Academy.
  • Qualifications: L2 & L3 Diploma in Vehicle Parts Principles & Competence

Volvo Apprentice Academy

The Volvo Training Academy is based at Stephenson College in Coalville. The workshops at the college are fully fitted out with the latest Volvo vehicles to give you a cutting-edge training programme and enable you to use the most up to date equipment and tools.

Our industry is changing at a rapid pace; therefore, we have committed to ensure our Volvo Trainers always have the latest knowledge on our product, to enhance your training experience.

Read about our former apprentices Andy Mason and Karl Evans to see how far you could go.

Salary & benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Holiday Pay
  • Full Time Employment at an Authorised Dealer
  • Fully paid for Training Course, Qualification Fees and Accommodation
  • Residential Training
  • Travel & Daily Allowance (College)
  • Internationally Recognised Accreditation

For more information, please visit the Volvo Trucks website.

Requirements

If you are an individual with a real interest in heavy vehicle, have the right attitude, determination and commitment and have the desire to work in the motor industry – then make sure to apply. 

Apply 

Please click here to apply or contact volvoapprenticeships@stephensoncoll.ac.uk

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Volvo Trucks UK
23 May, 2019
Intermediate Apprenticeship
Deadline: Ongoing  Salary: Competitive Location: Nationwide Brief Overview of the Role At Renault we pride ourselves on producing world class vehicles with excellent performance and impeccable reliability. We train our staff to the same high standards via our Apprentice Programme – considered to be the best in the industry. Apprenticeship Summary Working week Monday-Friday Total hours per week: 40.00 Expected apprenticeship duration - 36 months Possible start date - September 2018 Intermediate Level Apprenticeship Areas of Responsibility Include: Ensure customer demands are met and you use your skills to ensure the correct solution is supplied Ensure that procedures are correctly carried out for the ordering of goods and their receipt following the official Volvo process Maintain an efficient stock control system Ensure that the whole parts operations housekeeping is in good order including suggesting ideas of how to improve housekeeping within the parts department Attend any training or development activity that is made available to enable you to develop in your job Ensure the Dealer point works to the criteria laid down in the Company Health and Safety policy Ensure the company’s time recording procedures are complied with Work with all areas of the Dealer point to ensure best practice is maintained and a good working relationship is present General Duties: Work with the team to ensure a strong top team ethos (including being mentored by a fully competent individual) Support the development of character, skills, attitude and superior individual and team performance Ensure that you conduct yourself in a business-like and professional manner Assist with ensuring the parts department is run as efficiently as possible To be pro-active in a selling role Ensuring that all goods received are checked and stored accurately Desired Skills To be able to effectively communicate at all levels both written and verbally To be able to work on developing new or enhancing existing processes To be able to adapt and take on new skills and approaches Personal Qualities Have a real interest in the retail motor industry Be willing to provide an excellent service to our customers The right attitude, determination and commitment Desired Qualifications GCSE grades Grade D or above (or equivalent) or can demonstrate a reasonable level of knowledge in Mathematics, English and Science. Disability Confident Employer is not registered as Disability Confident Description As a Renault Trucks Apprentice, you are the future of our business. We will give you the skills to learn, develop and excel in your career, while you earn. Our programme has been designed to meet the needs of this ever-changing industry, from Renault Trucks workshops, which are fully equipped with the latest tools and parts, to our highly trained staff, we are committed to giving you the best start. At our state-of-the-art academy, we invest in our heavy vehicle parts and continual professional development of our training team to ensure you get the highest quality learning experience in the industry. Above all, we pride ourselves in developing people, ready for work and to achieve their ambitions. In this industry, you never stop learning, with continuous development throughout your career. Make the first step, and apply today. Training Provider Block release at Stephenson College includes: NVQ in Vehicle Parts Operations Technical Certificate Employer Rights & Responsibilities Functional Skills (Maths, English and ICT) Apprenticeship Framework Vehicle Parts Job Type: Apprenticeship