National Apprenticeship Week is here and it’s all about celebrating apprenticeships and the positive impact they have on individuals, businesses like ours, and the community as a whole.
The week lets employers, apprentices and training providers come together to encourage more young people to begin a fantastic career as an apprentice.
TruckEast’s technical apprenticeships are a great opportunity to work in a dynamic and exciting environment at the forefront of technology. With over 50% of our current management starting as an apprentice, including Managing Director John Biggin, it reflects the potential available to the next generation. The three year programme combines both practical and theoretical training to give you technical knowledge along with essential hands on practice. Each apprentice is also assigned a mentor to keep them on track and teach them invaluable skills learnt from years of experience in the industry.
But it doesn’t stop there, Graham Broughton, Regional Aftersales Director – West says “This is the first step. Once qualified you have a trade for life, one that you can build upon in any direction.” After completion, each apprentice is given a personal development plan to progress even further whether that be IRTEC qualifications, Escalation Technician status or management training. He continues, “We see an apprenticeship as not only an investment in the person, but in our business – they are our future.”
National Apprenticeship Week
Coordinated by the National Apprenticeship Service to spread the benefits of apprenticeships and show that they can future proof businesses, improve skill base & productivity, and bring new fresh ways of working into any organisation.
After successful completion of the course you will graduate with two industry recognised qualifications. The Institute of Motor Industry Technical Certificate Level 2/3 and National Vocational Qualification for Maintenance and Repair, Heavy Vehicle Level 2/3.
We are one of the UK’s largest independently owned commercial dealers with 14 depots located across the eastern counties.