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Apprentice Service Technician - Hastings

Position: Apprentice Service Technician - Hastings
Closing Date: 09 May, 2021
Location: Hastings

Vacancy Details

  • Add an apprenticeship to your toolbox and grow with us
  • Gain a qualification in a trade that is in high demand globally
  • Ongoing training and development and a supportive team culture 

We are looking for an enthusiastic Apprentice Service Technician to join our team at our Hastings Dealership. We make things happen by providing exceptional customer solutions for every customer every time. 

The opportunity:

This position will provide you with training and experience to service and repair heavy vehicles such as agricultural tractors, balers, implements, excavators, lawn / turf care and any other machine as directed to a high standard while completing your apprenticeship.

A Norwood apprenticeship provides you with three years of on-the-job training, equipping you with a NZQA national certificate.  Due to the current ongoing shortage of skilled diesel mechanics in New Zealand and globally, upon completion of your apprenticeship you will be a qualified tradesperson in a skill short industry.

Apprenticeships involve problem solving, effective communication, an enquiring mind and determination. You need to be a hands-on type of person who likes working with machinery. If you’re keen and willing to learn you will receive a well-rounded introduction to our business. From there it’s up to you! 

An apprenticeship with Norwood will give you:

  • Three years of on-the-job paid training
  • Regular pay increases on achievement of credits throughout your apprenticeship
  • Excellent remuneration opportunities upon completion
  • Nationally and internationally recognised NZQA qualification
  • $4,000 tool advance
  • Location opportunities throughout New Zealand
  • Multiple career pathway options in a global industry with a secure future
  • Free medical insurance
  • Trade prices for automotive parts

To be successful you will need:

Applicants ideally will have achieved Level 2 NCEA and have completed a pre-trade course or have work experience in a related mechanical/trade field. A full driver’s license is essential.

About Norwood:

Norwood has partnered with rural communities for over 70 years, and we’ve grown to be one of the best known names in New Zealand agriculture today. 

 We’re New Zealand’s leading supplier of a wide range of new and used farm machinery, we offer service and support to keep farmers moving, and we strive to provide industry leading solutions to help NZ farmers and growers take their premium produce to the world.

How to apply:

If you have a particular interest in the agricultural industry and are committed to a successful apprenticeship with us, please apply online now!

For further information on an Apprenticeship with Norwood, please visit https://www.norwood.co.nz/careers/apprenticeships/ or email us at toolbox@norwood.co.nz.

Applications for this vacancy close on Sunday 9 May 2021.

Please note:  only applications received from candidates eligible to work in New Zealand will be considered for this role.