Apprenticeships with Volvo Trucks
The Volvo Trucks Apprenticeship programme offers Heavy Vehicle Service Technician and Aftersales (Parts Advisor) Apprenticeships across its 80+ dealer network throughout the UK.
Heavy Vehicle Advanced Apprenticeship Programme
This dedicated 3 year programme will focus primarily on electronics, diagnosis and computer management systems, with all aspects of heavy vehicle technology embedded in the programme. You will spend most of your time in the dealership gaining hands-on experience as well as on-the-job training under the guidance of a trained mentor. During your 15 two-week periods of residential training at the Volvo Training Academy, you will cover technology in engines, transmissions and the latest electronic diagnostic techniques covering all vehicle systems.
Aftersales Advanced Apprenticeship Programme
This 2 year programme focuses on all aspects of stock management, product and motor vehicle knowledge, as well as effective customer service techniques. Aftersales Apprentices must also ensure the customers’ needs are identified and expectations are exceeded. You will spend most of your time learning on-the-job, under the guidance of a mentor. In addition, you will also receive 10 weeks in-depth residential training at the Volvo Training Academy. During the residential training, you will learn about advanced stock management, motor vehicle and product knowledge, effective customer service skills, as well as all aspects of the selling process.
Volvo Trucks Apprenticeship Academy
The Volvo Training Academy is based at Stephenson College in Coalville. The workshops at the college are equipped with the latest Volvo vehicles, as well as specialist Volvo equipment and tools. So, you will receive a first-class technical training programme while working towards a nationally-recognised qualification. You will also be trained by Volvo Master Technicians who have a wealth of experience and the latest Volvo knowledge.
Volvo Trucks product range in the UK includes the following models:
- FH Series: The leader in long haul, the Volvo FH and FH16 deliver unmatched driver comfort, safety and economy.
- FMX: The modern construction truck. Strong, robust and packed with groundbreaking features.
- FM: Volvo’s most versatile truck. Stunning design, fantastic handling and great operating economy.
- FE: Flexibility, driveability and first-class productivity in a compact regional distribution truck.
- FL: Lightweight, agile and optimised for city distribution.
In addition to the Volvo Trucks Apprenticeship roles summarised here, Volvo also offer a range of Apprenticeships with other Volvo businesses:
Roles Available with Volvo Trucks
The Volvo Trucks Apprenticeship programme offers two distinct Apprenticeship roles at many of its 80+ dealers throughout the UK:
- Heavy Vehicle Service Technician
- Aftersales (Parts Advisor)
Education Requirements for Volvo Trucks
To apply for a Volvo Trucks Apprenticeship role, candidates must be able to demonstrate the following qualifications:
- 3 GCSEs, grade C or above in Maths, English and ICT