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DAF Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship Evans Halshaw

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: 31 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.40

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    5 days a week 8.00am - 16.00pm Monday - Friday.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    10 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001737082

  • Positions

    2 available

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.

The day to day tasks include:

  • Observing and assisting senior technicians
  • Following health and safety procedures
  • Servicing
  • MOT’s
  • All aspects of vehicle maintenance and repair

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

Personal qualities

  • A keen interest in heavy vehicles
  • The employer is looking for an apprentice that is very hard working and motivated to learn new skills

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 GCSEs or equivalent (A-C/7-4 for English and maths preferable)

Future prospects

DAF believes in providing an extensive, high quality apprenticeship, which gives their apprentices the opportunity to advance, succeed and fulfil all ambitions for a career in the motor industry and with such a wide range of skills instilled, an apprentice can move into any other area of the motor industry.

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

At Evans Halshaw we are also all about giving our customers that little bit more after purchasing a car from us.  As well as our great offers on New and Used cars you will find exclusive news from our dealerships and manufacturers. You can also keep up to date with our latest blog posts and events.

Evans Halshaw has national coverage with over 130 locations across England, Scotland and Wales - search for your nearest locations. We are very proud of our relationships with the world's leading automotive manufacturers. These long-standing associations enable us to retail fantastic products and services.  

This scale enables us to pass on the greatest possible value to our customers through our 'Every Day Low Prices' promise. We check our prices regularly, researching our local markets to make sure we present you with the best possible options for your next car, van purchase or service. 

This price promise, wide vehicle choice and 5-day price guarantee* set Evans Halshaw apart. We have a proud heritage selling quality new and used vehicles and offering a great service.

Employer

Evans Halshaw

Address

Teesway

Stockton-On-Tees

TS18 2RS

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Training

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet

Contact

Kelly Bell 01923216165 kelly.bell@skillnet.org.uk

Not only will apprentices be working and be trained at a DAF garage, they will attend City of Bristol College four times a year for two week periods to work towards their VRQ Level 3 in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair. An advisor will visit at least every six 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:

  • VCQ Level 3 in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
  • Technical Certificate – IMI Diploma Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
  • Recognised Welding Certificate
  • Functional skills if needed

Apprenticeship standard

Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician

Level 3 (A level)


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