SMT Apprenticeship Scheme

Level 3 Land-Based Service Engineering Apprenticeship

The road to a successful career starts here

At SMT GB we are committed to offering the very best customer support in the industry. Our nationwide Customer Support Centres require the best Service Engineer Technicians, in order to maintain our customers’ machines to the highest standards.

As you start your career in one of our nationwide Customer Support Centres you will be given specialist training on Volvo Construction Equipment products and parts.

SMT GB and Wiltshire College have worked together to develop a collaborative IMI Land-Based Service Engineering Technician programme. This programme works to support SMT’s Customer Support Centres located throughout Great Britain.

As an apprentice you will have an amazing opportunity to train on the latest Volvo Construction Equipment in college and at SMT GB depot locations.

Course Overview

You will study towards a nationally recognised apprenticeship, whilst being employed by SMT GB. During your time as an apprentice, you will learn through a combination of on the job training and formal college-based education at Wiltshire College – Lackham Campus, located near Chippenham.

The apprenticeship is 4 years long in total, with the first 3 years being in a block teaching format.

Apprentices gain insights into the business through hands-on exposure to different aspects of SMT’s service network across Great Britain. This involves visits to various Customer Support Centres, as well as practical experience at SMT’s Machine Preparation Centre in Immingham, Lincolnshire, and the Used Equipment and Parts Centre in Bruntingthorpe, Leicestershire.

The fourth and final year of the SMT GB apprenticeship is an inhouse improver year working with SMT GB at one of their locations across Great Britain.

At the end of the 4 years, the apprenticeship awarded is level 3 Land-based Service Engineering Technician.

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Register your interest in an SMT apprenticeship

Think that an SMT apprenticeship might be the right decision for you as the next step in your learning, then click the link below to register your interest for our September 2023 intake.

Any of the options through the link are fine to register using, however if you have a CV we would love to see it.

Register your interest in an SMT apprenticeship