Apprentice HGV Technician available at all sites


Thompson Commercials are the largest privately owned Renault Truck dealership in the UK with 7 depots spanning the East of England supplying the full range of New Renault and Isuzu trucks, pre-owned trucks, trailers and vans.


Do you have an interest in working in the automotive and engineering industries and have a desire to fix things and diagnose problems?


Have you considered a HGV Technician Apprenticeship?  This is truly a fantastic opportunity to invest in your future by joining us.


The Apprenticeship is a three year programme where you will work towards the Modern Apprenticeship Framework Level 3 standards for Heavy Vehicle Maintenance & Repair. It will provide you with the opportunity of becoming a highly skilled Commercial Service Technician dealing with complex technology in our vehicles now and in the future.


Your training is split between college and the workplace, on the job training will be in our workshop alongside a mentor and other skilled colleagues.  College will provide you with opportunities to build contacts with your peers outside the workplace.


You will gain new skills and knowledge whilst carrying out your work to ensure the highest level of efficiency, workmanship to customer satisfaction.


You will be learning the essentials of servicing, maintaining and repair of Renault Trucks and Vans.  Ensuring that vital work logs are kept for all vehicles, completing job cards and service sheets appropriately and correctly.


You will initially work days but move to shifts as you learn and progress.  Initial salary would be the apprenticeship rate.


It is preferred that you have GCSE (or equivalent) grades C/4 (equivalent) or above these must include Maths, English and a Science.  Predicted grades will be taken into consideration.  However, additional support can be sought for candidates not at the required academic level but show aptitude and skill for the mechanical side of the work.


If you think this is the career for you, please send your CV and covering letter to Jane Hardy, HR Manager – Jane.Hardy@thompsoncommercials.co.uk