Apprentice Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician
Reference No: 29305
Manchester Airports Group
Woodhouse Park
M90 1QX

About this opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen with Manchester Airports Group (MAG) as an Apprentice Heavy Vehicle Technician.

Serving 44 million passengers every year, MAG’s airports are multi-award-winning businesses responsible for directly employing, training and developing thousands of people.

A normal day would include:

Learning how to inspect, service, diagnose, repair and maintain customer’s vehicles, Ground Support Equipment, Plant and Fixed Assets in accordance with the high quality, safety and cost standards set by the business.
Learning how to prioritise your workload in order to meet the needs of the business. To accurately complete all associated paperwork, service sheets, work orders, reports and information required by management and learn how to communicate effectively with a wide range of Colleagues, Team Leaders, Managers, Contractors and Customers.

Actively seeking to enhance their knowledge and understanding of Manchester Airport Group and how Motor Transport supports the business needs.

Developing effective problem solving skills with the ability to complete tasks using technical documents (either from hard copy or soft copy) and ensuring when provided with the correct tools that they are used in accordance with applicable codes of practice.
• Assisting technicians in the inspection, service and repair of Heavy Goods Vehicles, Passenger Carrying Vehicles and Ground Side Equipment in accordance with current legislation and industry best practice.
• Adhering to the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 (Duties of Employees), ensuring safe practice is adhered to at all times.
• Completing maintenance documentation (hard or soft copy) in an accurate and timely manner.

What you could go on to do:

MAG is proud of its commitment to a healthy graduate and apprentice programme. These programmes give young people the opportunity to enter our business in position that compliments their career aspirations and offers industry leading training. As such, opportunities may arise for the successful candidates to progress into more senior workshop technician & management positions in the future.

How you will be supported

Full training and support will be provided on the job by the MAG workshop staff and you will be supported by our expert training and assessment staff at The Skills Company. You will also attend college one day per week in order to receive the theory and underpinning knowledge required for the Apprenticeship.

What will happen next

New applicants to The Skills Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:
• More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
• Any training you need to complete
• What the next steps will be

How you could get there
If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

What you should have to apply

5 GCSE’s grade’s A-C including Maths and English

Personal Qualities

Must be self-confident, enthusiastic and proactive
Must have a strong command of the English Language both written and verbal and be an effective communicator
Must be comfortable working as a team.


Must be IT literate (ie: be confident in the use of touchscreen mobile devices)
Clean UK Driving Licence preferable