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Work Placement - Ashfield District Council, Transport Department Motor Vehicle

Job description

Ashfield District Council have agreed to offer work placements at their transport depot based in Sutton in Ashfield; this will be a fantastic opportunity to observe and assist in transport workshop to develop a range of skills especially on a range of specialist vehicles not encountered outside of a local authority and shadow the technicians with day-to-day tasks.

You will be assisting with commercial vehicles: maintenance/MOT's/refurbishment/upgrades.


  • Apply by: 01/09/2018
  • Company: Ashfield District Council
  • Pay: N/A
  • Working times/day: TBC
  • Location: Ashfield District Council Transport Department Northern Depot Station Road Sutton in Ashfield NG17 5HB
  • Job type: Work placements
  • Job sector: Motor Vehicle
  • Employers reference: INTADC
  • Listing date: 01/09/2017

How to apply

If you would like to apply for this opportunity, you will need to complete an Ashfield District Council application form. Please collect an application form from your tutor, once completed please return to your tutor or the Work Placement Team at Derby Road.


Please note - Placements are open to all students at Vision West Nottinghamshire College, this may result into the placement being allocated; we do advise all students interested in the placement to speak with the employer in the first instance to check that the placement is still available.

Step 1 - Once you have a confirmed offer, in order to proceed with the work placement you will need to complete the work placement application form on Pro Portal, the form can be found under miscellaneous. (An accurate start and approximate end dates MUST be entered)

Step 2 - Your tutor will be asked to authorise your placement once you have fully completed your application form (remember to SAVE).

Step 3 - Once authorised, the work placement team will ensure the health and safety documentation for your placement is in place.

Step 4 - The work placement team will then send you, your tutor and the employer an email to confirm your work placement is ‘ Ready to Go’.

Step 5 – Collect a Progress Passport which you must complete on placement and ask your supervisor to sign off your hours and provide feedback on the last pages.

Step 6 – To check the status of your application, look at the note section at the bottom of your application form.

A parental consent form must also be signed and passed to your tutor before you go on placement.

If you have questions or need any support ringing an employer or completing your application, simply email or call into Room 218 at Derby Road.

We encourage you to secure your work placement as soon as possible. The deadline to have a placement agreed is Friday 8 Dec 2017.

Good luck and remember to ask your employer on completing your placement if you can add them as a new reference on your CV!

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