Commercial and Light Vehicle Tyre Technician Level 2 Apprenticeship - Luton at Tyre Maintenance Ltd

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Commercial and Light Vehicle Tyre Technician Level 2 Apprenticeship - Luton

Have you ever been travelling down a motorway and seen a broken down truck? Ever thought how much money the logistics & transport industries lose when their vehicles aren’t moving? Tyre Maintenance are eager to pass on their specialist skills to dynamic and hardworking apprentices who have a passion to become part of their global business Continental Tyres. 

And you thought being a Commercial and Light Vehicle Tyre Technician was all about changing a tyre. You will do so much more than this! You’ll be the face of the business – playing an incredibly important role everyday, working safely and efficiently to keep vehicles on the road and customers happy.

If you have a driving licence and the commitment to learning, then working in this industry has never been so exciting, with future career prospects that could lead to endless worldwide opportunities.

The role will encompass full training to best industry standards in all aspects of tyre management and include:

  • Fitment & removal of light and heavy wheels/tyres
  • Repair of all tyres
  • Key aspects of tyre husbandry, including tyre regrooving

Aside from the reward of delivering an incredible experience to all customers, there’s plenty more they can offer:

  • Regular salary reviews – as you progress with your apprenticeship, they may review your salary reviewed at stages of your development
  • Formal qualifications – not only will you achieve your apprenticeship programme we will support you to pass your REACT licence and Light Commercial Vehicle Fitter certificate as well help you to improve your maths and English qualifications
  • Flexibility – different shifts available so you can fit work around your existing commitments
  • A brilliant working environment – based at the workshop, you may be out and about trusted to look after customers and enjoy yourself at the same time
  • A skill for life – you’ll be taught all you need to know to be successful in the industry. They will pass on their expertise, so you know everything there is to know about tyres

Training to be provided

Specialist Tyre Operative level 2 standard. 

Specialist Tyre Operatives (STO) are highly skilled and required to work on tyres for a range of vehicle types including heavy goods, commercial, plant and agricultural from specially equipped mobile units. Depending on the organisation and nature of business, this role can also be referred to as Commercial Tyre Technician or Fitter or Agricultural and Plant Tyre Technician or Fitter.

This apprenticeship will ensure that Specialist Tyre Operatives (STO) will be able to carry out both scheduled tyre maintenance and emergency response work in a wide variety of locations ranging from public highways, motorways and construction sites to docks, military facilities and airports. This programme has a high degree of focus on safety of both the technicians and others in the vicinity, by teaching the use of detailed risk assessments as each vehicle and location are unique in nature.
This Specialist Tyre Operative Apprenticeship is delivered by Remit Group.

Training is delivered in the workplace and on block release at the Remit Academy in Derby. This means you will be required to stay in a hotel for 6 separate weeks (Mon – Fri) over the duration of the programme. All associated costs for training are met by the employer and there will be no cost to you.

You will also be assigned a dedicated Development Coach who will hold regular training meetings with you, giving 1-2-1 information, advice and guidance, you will also have access to our online training portal which has a wealth of training materials to help you with your qualification.

Desired skills

  • Due to the nature of the role, full UK driving licence 
  • Excellent communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Highly motivated and able to work on your own initiative
  • Flexible approach
  • Enthusiastic, conscientious and reliable
  • Confident individual and a strong team player
  • Keen attention for detail

Desired qualifications

  • There are no entry requirements to apply, we will support you to develop your skills in English and maths

Future prospects

On successful completion of your apprenticeship, you will receive a Level 2 certificate along with functional skills in maths, English and ICT (where required).

About Tyre Maintenance Ltd

Tyre Maintenance Ltd are part of the Continental Tyre Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Continental AG. They offer a fully comprehensive tyre & related service package to all customers including truck, industrial and agricultural.

They are proud to have received many rewards and accreditations and in 2017 one of their tyre maintenance technicians was awarded the NTDA REACT Roadside Technician of the Year award for his consistent delivery of quality service at one of the most prestigious events in the tyre industry calendar.

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