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HGV IRTEC Service Maintenance Technician

  • 1 Day | Part Time
  • Suffolk Rural
  • Level 2 | Professional

Course overview

This course is for those who are completing a range of service and maintenance work within HGV heavy commercial vehicles and have at least two years of experience. Bespoke packages are available based on technician experience.


Candidates will need to complete an underpinning knowledge online assessment based on the maintenance and repair of different vehicle systems. Candidates will then complete 5 different practical assessments from the following vehicle systems, whilst safely demonstrating the correct service and maintenance methods throughout the task.

  • Powertrain Systems
  • Chassis Systems
  • Braking Systems
  • Computer Based Test Equipment
  • Vehicle Electrics

These practical assessments can be completed either within your own place of work or at the workshop facilities at Suffolk New College Rural campus.

Bespoke packages can also be provided to support the theory delivery to support completion of the online assessment.

Please email for further details prior to applying.

Course highlights

  • Upon successful completion of assessments the candidates will join the IRTEC professional register and be valid for 5 years
  • IRTEC is a voluntary scheme developed to raise standards and encourage industry self-regulation in road transport maintenance and is recognised by the Traffic Commissioners of the UK
  • Approved IRTEC technicians are committed to maintaining high standards within a company because of higher levels of professionalism and expertise
  • An IRTEC accreditation benefits both the company because of improved vehicle safety standards and the individual technician by demonstrating a commitment to Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

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