Hire Controller (Plants, Tools & Equipment) – The apprenticeship tips

What is an apprenticeship?

An apprenticeship is the opportunity to work and learn on the job with qualified individuals spearheading your development.
An Apprenticeship allows you to get a qualification in a range of fields while getting that valuable on job experience that you wouldn’t otherwise get the opportunity to have while being within a controlled classroom environment.
For example, building a career as a Hire Controller isn’t something you’d be taught in a classroom.

Furthermore as an employee you’ll also be able to learn while you earn and be paid for your time both within working hours and within any “off the job” hours.
As it’s the employers aim to hire you, you know that you’ll receive the best training they can provide and all the support you’d need to succeed both in and out of the office/worksite.
There are many factors that can affect your eligibility for an apprenticeship ranging from your age to past qualifications however due to the vast amount of offerings across a range of sectors you’ll always be able to find one that suits your needs!

Overall there are a bunch of benefits when it comes to an apprenticeship, aside from the ones mentioned above, some benefits include: the opportunity to avoid student debt, the opportunity to get some experience within a field before making a lifetime commitment to the field & a almost guaranteed job as you finish your education.

Hire Controller – Providing specialist plant, tools, machinery or equipment on short or long-term hire.

Do you enjoy the construction industry and have the ability to inventory manage? Hire Controller might be the perfect apprenticeship for you.

Role Details:
During this apprenticeship the apprentice will offering support on a range of specialist equipment such as power tools for drilling or cranes for excavation. The hire controller is a key member of the team as it is their job to understand the operation of equipment, health, safety and environmental considerations and can advise customers on the right plant, tools or equipment for a job and how to use it. This role helps build your responsibility as you’d be the go to person for technical advice and instruction for customers and the person responsible for ensuring stock is maintained to the required standard, helping to ensure that all legal, health, safety and environmental requirements are met. Not to worry as your team will be there to support you within your role.

Typical Duties:
Providing Technical Support for commercial construction & domestic customers to help them select and use equipment for planned activities.
Ensuring hired equipment is compliant with health and safety requirements

Skills needed:
Customer Service – Response to customer enquires and offer support in accordance with company policy
IT – Use of organisational technology, IT and systems
Finance – Being able to provide and explain hiring costs and associated costs e.g damages
Communication – To be able to communicate legal, technical, safety and environmental information
And many more!

Apprenticeship details:
Entry Requirements – Individual requirements dependent on employer however apprentices without level 1 English or Maths will be required to complete a level 2 qualification before the end of the course
Duration – 12-18 months
Level – 2

If this sounds like you! Apply today here!

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We look forward to seeing you succeed!

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