MAN Trucks Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship


Apprenticeship summary

This apprenticeship is the level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician standard programme with Pullman Fleet Services in Ellesmere Port, CH65 4LB. As an apprentice, you will learn how to maintain and repair MAN commercial vehicles to the manufacturers and DSVA standard.

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Closing date: March 31, 2024

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Date posted:
February 5, 2024
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May 6, 2024
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Pullman Fleet Solutions’ Ellesmere Port depot is an MAN Truck & Bus dedicated branch and as their training provider, Remit are recruiting for an apprentice Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician.

Have you always had an interest in engineering? Do you love finding out how things work and how to repair them? This apprenticeship might be exactly what you’re looking for.
Whether it’s been a lifelong dream or a more recent ambition, why not apply?

There is a lot involved in keeping HGVs on the road, so you will gain full understanding of the importance of 6-week checks, Operators (O) licence’s and legal obligations and as a Technician apprentice, you will receive training to the manufacturer and DVSAs standard.

What you’ll be learning.
A Heavy Vehicle Service Technician will inspect, maintain, and repair large vehicles weighing 3.5 tonnes and over such as HGV’s and buses.
• Servicing – carrying out inspections.
• Maintenance – general and preventative maintenance.
• Repairing – repairing/replacing parts.
• Diagnostics – diagnosing faults in the onboard systems.
With the increase in technology involved with vehicles today, you will also receive extensive training in how to use MAN’s diagnostic equipment to solve faults in the Engine Control Unit (ECU).

Training delivery.
In this programme, all aspects of heavy vehicle technology are embedded in this dedicated programme and involves a mix of academic learning and on-the-job training.
• Practical learning in the workplace, shadowing your mentor and carrying out the work while being supervised.
• Online studies, completing workbooks and job cards, attending online sessions and virtual classes with your Development Coach, all done during your working day.
• Attending block release to the Remit Automotive Academy in Derby, DE24 8ST every 2 months. All costs of your hotel food and accommodation plus all travel arrangements are covered by Pullman.

What you’ll achieve.
On successfully completing the MAN Apprentice Programme, you will gain national qualifications recognised throughout the automotive industry:
• Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician level 3

As an apprentice, you will be a full time employee from the very beginning and while training you’ll be earning your place as an integral part of the workshop team.
Once you have achieved your qualification, you will have further opportunities to progress to positions such as Shift Supervisor, Service Manager or even Master Technician.



Pullman Fleet Solutions are part of the Rivus group making them the largest independent provider of commercial vehicles, HGV maintenance and fleet management in the UK.


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Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician (level 3)