Heavy Vehicle Apprentice Technician – Mid Ulster Council, Dungannon Depot

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Location: Oaks Road Depot, Dungannon Garage

Weekly hours:   37

Worktime: 9am-5pm


Closing date:   04/07/2024


Purpose and Function of Post:

To observe, learn and gain an understanding of a wide range of engineering skills and processes whilst under the instruction of a Mentor within the skilled technical team. Subject to satisfactory overall performance and completion of the Level 2 Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair, the apprentice will progress to Level 3 Apprenticeship and subject to satisfactory overall performance and completion of the Level 3 Apprenticeship will be offered a role as a Vehicle Maintenance Skilled Operative. This Apprenticeship will be rolled out over a 4 year period 2 years for Level 2 and 2 years for Level 3. The Apprentice will attend work 3/4 days per week & 1/2 days at the College depending if they require Essential Skills. The Apprentice’s progress will be monitored and may continue to years 2, 3 & 4 upon satisfactory reviews and completion of the course and performance on the job. On completion of Level 3, the situation will be reviewed re: progressing to Level 4 Advanced Diagnostic Techniques.



  • Learn the fundamental technologies heavy vehicle chassis design, engine, fuels, transmissions, hydraulic and air braking etc.
  • See job description for full spec.



Skills and Qualifications

Essential Skills

  • GCSE Maths at Grade D or above and GCSE English at Grade E or above.
  • See job description for full spec.



Further Information

Foundation Living Wage -£12.00 per hour subject to review during completion of apprenticeship.