IT Apprenticeship DAF Trucks Ltd

Working in one of the specialist areas of this busy head office function, the apprentice will gain experience of a wide range of different skills whilst working for the country’s leading heavy vehicle company. This position is based directly within the current IT team.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday- Thursday, 8.45am to 5.15pm, and 8.45am to 4.45pm on Friday, inclusive of one hour’s lunch break each day.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    18 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This role will involve the apprentice in

  • Communicating with internal & external customers
  • Dealing with incoming communications
  • Network configuration
  • Project management
  • System security
  • Managing software development
  • Use of specialist systems
  • Able to organise assigned tasks and complete them timely & efficiently
  • Able to solve problems that arise
  • Work well in a team and cooperate with colleagues
  • Use of emails & other software packages
  • Use of DAF specific systems

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Full training will be provided, no skills required

Personal qualities

  • Good communication skills will be required and a keen interest in the industry, computer literate and a good telephone manner
  • At times you will be expected to work under own initiative

Qualifications required

  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s or equivalent (A-C in English and Maths required)

Future prospects

This is an ideal learning platform from which many potential opportunities can develop for the right applicant. A great opportunity to achieve a formal qualification with a market leading organisation.

About the employer

Located at Thame in Oxfordshire, our multi-award-winning range of vehicles is recognised for its advanced design, low operating costs and superior level of driver comfort. From 7.5 to 44 tonnes, DAF is the market leader across all sectors in the UK - setting the industry standard for performance and productivity. Whether you choose the new factory bodied LF and CF or the XF (accepted as the ultimate long-haul flagship vehicle), you know that your vehicle has been purpose designed to maximise profitability and provide drivers with the best possible driving experience. DAF's commitment to operators is backed by our network - 133 dealers covering the country, providing a consistently high standard of advice, service and expertise to keep your DAF trucks up and earning.


DAF Trucks Ltd


Eastern Bypass


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Training provider

Apprentices will be working and will be trained within the office environment 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
  • Functional Skills (IT, English and Maths)
  • VCQ Level 2 and/or Level 3 in Business Administration
  • Vocational related qualification (technical certificate)

Apprenticeship framework

IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professionals

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet


Kurt McKenna 01923 216 165

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017