Apprenticeships with Volvo Trucks
The Volvo Trucks Apprenticeship programme offers Heavy Vehicle Service Technician and Parts Advisor roles across its dealer network. There are 90 Volvo Trucks Dealers in the UK. There are 7 in Scotland, 4 in Wales, 4 in Northern Ireland and 6 in the Republic of Ireland.
Volvo has been making trucks since 1928, and has been selling trucks in the UK since 1968. It is the 2nd largest manufacturer of heavy trucks, with a presence in all the major markets around the world. Volvo also makes a range of Buses which visit the Volvo Trucks Dealer network for servicing. It also makes a complete range of Construction Equipment for excavating, road laying and many other construction uses.
The Volvo Group has more than 80,000 staff. It makes trucks in 25 countries and operates in more than 185 markets worldwide.
The Volvo Trucks product range includes the FH series for long distance haulage, as well as the FM, FE and FL series trucks. Each one is meant for a unique purpose. The FM series is ideal for short of long haul duties, in a wide range of body styles. The FE is suitable for city deliveries, regional distribution and light construction. The FL series is a small, medium duty truck, ideal for city deliveries with lots of stops and starts. Finally, the FMX truck is Volvo’s most heavy duty truck for earth moving or similar construction needs.
Volvo Trucks Apprenticeship
The Volvo Training Academy is based at Stephenson College in Coalville. The workshops at the college have the latest Volvo vehicles, as well as Volvo equipment and tools. This is where you will receive first-class training while also being employed full-time at a Volvo Trucks Dealer near you. Volvo Trucks Apprenticeship roles include:
Heavy Vehicle Service Technician
It takes 3 years to complete the Heavy Vehicle Service Technician Volvo Trucks Apprenticeship. You will learn how to service and repair the full range of Volvo Trucks, using the latest diagnostic tools. You will spend most of your time at your local Volvo Trucks Dealer, but will also attend the Volvo Training Academy for 30 weeks of block training.
It takes 2 years to complete the Parts Advisor Volvo Trucks Apprenticeship. You will learn how to manage the parts stock to meet the flow of vehicles through the workshop. You will also learn how to deliver excellent customer service and to sell a range of Volvo parts. This role requires 10 weeks of block training at the Volvo Training Academy.
As well as the Volvo Trucks Apprenticeship roles below, Volvo also offer a range of roles with other Volvo brands:
Roles Available with Volvo Trucks
- Heavy Vehicle Service Technician
- Parts Advisor
Education Requirements for Volvo Trucks
- 3 GCSEs
When can I apply for an apprenticeship at Volvo Trucks?
Volvo Trucks Apprenticeship roles are listed from the early part of the year, with a closing date in July.
Please refer to the Volvo Trucks Apprenticeship for further details of current roles.
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