Heavy Vehicle Service + Maintenance Technician Level 3 Apprentice

Warwickshire County Council

Posted 1 year ago

About Us

CFM is Warwickshire County Council’s (WCC) in-house vehicle maintenance and Fleet Management provider. CFM has traded as a self-accounting Business Unit within the framework of WCC, in open competition with the private sector, for over 30 years. During this time CFM have consistently succeeded in satisfying the maintenance requirements of our in-house customers.

About the Role

Under the direction of a fully skilled technician you will learn to carry out a complete range of inspection, servicing and repair activities consistent with the highest level of professional standards whilst acquiring the skills and vocational training to become a qualified LGV vehicle technician.

As an apprentice you will:

  • Perform basic service checks, for example, check operation of

electrical systems and coolant / fluid levels, oil and filter changes.

  • Assist senior technicians with more complex service items and


  • Assist, under supervision, with the preparation of appropriate

vehicles for MOT and LGV testing

  • Assist with the recovery of broken-down vehicles.

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

  • Functional skills requirements for English and Maths to be

confirmed depending on results/current certificates

  • Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive


  • Supporting Job Roles in the Automotive Environment
  • Materials, Fabrication, Tools and Measuring Devices used in the

Automotive Environment

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Warwickshire County Council apprenticeships are always offered as a pathway to a further role within the organisation, subject to vacancy availability. This apprenticeship will provide the training and experience required to apply for a further Vehicle Technician role within County Fleet Maintenance.

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Team working,


GCSE or equivalent MATHS and ENGLISH and two more subjects (Grade A-C / 9-4) Essential

Things to consider

Compliance in undertaking a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to comply with the requirements of the police vehicle maintenance contract – Check to be carried out by Warwickshire Police Authority Regular manual handling of objects Regular/repetitive bending/ squatting/ kneeling/crouching

For more details and to apply please click here.

Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more.

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