DAF Heavy vehicle Apprenticeship Programme MTC Northwest Ltd

Working alongside qualified technicians who will be dealing with all aspects of the maintenance and repair of heavy vehicles.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    5 days a week

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    18 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001233074

  • Positions

    1 available

Role and responsibilities:

  • An exciting opportunity to work for DAF as part of a highly skilled work force that is committed to quality.
  • The course is fully supported with all of the training you require to become fully qualified.
  • With the rapid increase in the complexity of today’s trucks – and the technology needed to keep them up and running – first class training for those involved in the vital servicing and maintenance of these vehicles has become more important than ever.
  • The DAF Apprentice Programme gives you the chance to join the select group of specialist technicians working on some of the most modern, sophisticated trucks on the road.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Full training will be provided, no skills required.

Personal qualities

  • A keen interest in heavy vehicles, excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • The employer is looking for an apprentice that is very hard working and motivated to learn new skills.

Qualifications required

  • Minimum of 2 GCSEs or equivalent (A-C preferable).

Future prospects

A full time career within the automotive industry with many opportunities to progress to positions of authority. The opportunities are endless. By having a highly regarded set of skills, Apprentices can go on to develop their career within specific interests they may have, whether it be progressing through the dealership, working towards a job within motorsport.

About the employer

Steve Gray, founder of MTC started business in September 1977, trading as Steve Gray (Motor Engineers) Ltd. The family business expanded in the early nineties and were appointed Foden Main Dealers with depots in Liverpool & Manchester, and so MTC Northwest was born.

Employer

MTC Northwest Ltd

Address

Gores Road

Liverpool

L33 7XS

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Training provider

Apprentices will be working and will be trained within the dealership and an advisor will visit at least every 4-6 weeks as part of a close support network to ensure that Apprentices are both enjoying and succeeding in their course. An Apprentice’s training includes:

  • Industry recognised framework qualification.
  • Key Skills (IT, Communication and Application of Number)
  • NVQ Level 2 and/or Level 3
  • Vocational related qualification (technical certificate)
  • DAF Level 1 technician modules.

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet

Contact

Philip Holder


Other information

The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017