Job details

HGV Technician Modern Apprentice
Gateshead Depot

Job reference: NET-GDX-02688

Location: Gateshead Depot

Closing date: 31/08/2018

Job start date: 03/09/2018

Salary: DOE

Employment type: Apprentice Permanent

Department: AB GATESHEAD

Employer: Allied Bakeries

Hours per week: 40

The Role

As part of our site ambitions to create a Winning Team, we are delighted to announce that we have a brand new opportunity for an HGV Technician Modern Apprentice in our unique maintenance unit in Gateshead.  This is a great chance to get started in a career as an HGV Technician which will allow you to use your natural technical abilities in a range of faulting finding, mechanical & electrical applications while working on modern vehicles will allow you to develop skills in computerised vehicle diagnostics.

The Company

Allied Bakeries is part of ABF a top 100 FTSE company and is one of the largest bakery businesses in the UK, employing around 4,000 dedicated people who are proud to make Kingsmill Bread, a top ten UK grocery brand.

We have one of the biggest privately owned fleets of goods vehicles in the UK, ranging in size and age and we regularly add brand new vehicles with up to date technology.  

At Gateshead we have our own maintenance unit which is modern, clean and well-equipped.  Our small, highly skilled team have a wealth of experience to share with you to help you become the best you can be.

The Programme:

This is a full four years’ Modern Apprenticeship programme.  Full training will be given both onsite and at Gateshead College, our training provider. On successful completion of the programme, candidates would become a fully qualified HGV Technician and we will even assist you to obtain an HGV driving licence!

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants should hold a minimum of 5 GSCE passes at Grade C or above which must include maths, English, a science subject and ITC.  It is preferred that candidates also have ‘A’ levels (or equivalent) in the above subjects.

All applicants should have good communication skills, be enthusiastic and have both a genuine interest in achieving an Apprenticeship and the tenacity to complete the programme.


If you fulfil the eligibility criteria and would like to apply then please apply online at alliedjobs.co.uk. 


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