Job Details - Foundation Apprentice Vehicle and Plant Technician

Foundation Apprentice Vehicle and Plant Technician

Ref: HRA11774/7224

Salary: 7,524 per annum in line with the National Minimum Wage for Year 1 of the Apprenticeship, increasing in Year 2 & Year 3 in line with the National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage rates, dependent on age.
Closing Date: 12:00, 19 August 2019

Fixed Term - 3 year Apprenticeship with the possibility of an extension for further development. The Environment Directorate is looking to recruit an Apprentice in Motor Vehicle and Plant maintenance and repair.

The Apprentice will be required to attend Swansea College (Tycoch Campus) on a day release basis to work towards the NVQ Level Two and NVQ Level Three qualification, as well as Key Skills assessments. The Apprenticeship will be over an initial Three year period with the possibility of an extension.

The workload will involve the inspection, repairs and servicing of a diverse fleet ranging from light vans, refuse freighters, plant machinery and electric vehicle/plant technologies. The position therefore offers a unique opportunity for the right candidate to train and gain qualifications on a variety of vehicle types and items of plant.

Short listed candidates will be required to carry out written and computer based tests.

Applications from female, ethnic minority and disabled people are particularly welcome as they are under-represented within our Apprenticeship workforce.

Qualifications Required: Minimum of 3 GCSEs two of which must be Maths, English OR Welsh

Applications may be submitted in Welsh, applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Welsh language skills are not necessary

For an informal discussion, please contact Kevin Lewis/Daniel Prosser on 01639 763134/01639 763131 or email or

You may apply online, download an application pack or contact the HR Recruitment Team by e-mail at or by telephone (01639) 686837 quoting the post title and reference number.

Welsh: Not Required

If you wish to conduct this process in Welsh, please contact the Employment Support Team on

Hours:37 hours per week (including day release to college)
Location:Integrated Transport Unit, Fleet Services Vehicle and Plant Workshops at 2 Depots - Tregelles Court Neath Abbey and SRC Plant Workshop Baglan