Heavy vehicle technician
Students on the Volvo Truck and Bus Heavy Vehicle Technician Advanced Apprenticeship Programme receive their training on the latest Volvo technology.
Emphasis is on electronics, diagnosis and computer management systems. All aspects of heavy vechile technology are embodied in the programme. Upon successful completion, graduates complete their on-the-job experience with their Volvo employer.
The Volvo Advanced Apprenticeship Programme provides apprentices with an exciting and challenging opportunity to receive formal qualifications through extensive product training whilst in full-time employment. A 360 degree training experience, it will allow for accessible streamlined and effective training and development throughout the company.
Volvo apprentice technicians follow a dedicated three year programme and cover all aspects of truck and bus maintenance and repair. Most of this time is spent within a dealership gaining experience with on-the-job training, plus six two-week periods at the industry's premier technical college, Stephenson College based in Coalville, Leicestershire.
At Stephenson College, you will complete course modules under the expert guidance of a dedicated team of professionals with the sole aim of developing your potential. The programme will consist of theory and practical based training, to give you an excellent understanding of Volvo systems and practices and general vehicle systems. During your residential block release at the college you will cover technology in engines, transmission and the latest electronic diagnostic techniques covering all vehicle systems.
In return for your commitment to learning, Volvo take care of everything else, such as your course fees, accommodation, meals, travelling expenses and also, of course, your wages!
By the time you finish the course you will have made many new friends and acquired essential skills that will enable you to succeed within a demanding Volvo dealership today.
"Other Volvo apprentices have already achieved it, so why not you?"