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DAF Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Apprentice Evans Halshaw

The DAF Trucks National Dealer Apprentice Programme gives Apprentices the chance to work on some of the most modern, sophisticated trucks on the road. And it’s not just a job, it’s the first step in a career that gives them the opportunity to advance, succeed and fulfil their ambitions in the motor industry.

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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

    40 hours a week, days and times to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    24 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001756284

  • Positions

    1 available

The DAF Trucks National Dealer Apprentice Programme is managed and co-ordinated for DAF Trucks by Skillnet, an independent training specialist.

You’ll be employed with a DAF Trucks dealership where you will work alongside qualified Technicians, learning from their experience and developing the ability to work both on your own and as part of a team.

  • Carrying Out Standard Servicing, Repairs And Maintenance
  • Examining The Vehicle To Find And Diagnose The Fault
  • Road Testing Vehicles To Check Repairs
  • Keeping Records

Throughout your Apprenticeship you will be visited regularly by a qualified Assessor whose task is to make sure that your training is effective, your progress is satisfactory and that you are actually enjoying the work.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Mechanical skills

Personal qualities

  • Dedicated and Technical minded

Desired qualifications

  • No qualifications required

Future prospects

The qualifications and experience gained on this Apprenticeship will allow you to apply for further roles within this sector.


About the employer

Visit us at DAF Sheffield today, located on Orgreave Drive in Handsworth. Drive down the street and we guarantee you won't miss us.

We have a huge range of new DAF trucks that our knowledgeable sales team will be happy to talk you through, each truck comes with features that remove the stress from driving, such as cruise control, lane departure warnings and exhaust brakes. There is also the option on new CF and XF trucks for DAF Connect, a system that provides real-time information about your trucks and their drivers. The trucks we have available range from 7.5 tonnes all the way up to 44 tonnes. We offer great finance packages with all of our trucks, and our sales team are always on hand to ensure you get a deal you're happy with.

Our Sheffield dealership is unique because it also offers 1-hour parts delivery, meaning waiting time is kept to a minimum. This is a bespoke service that is offered at our Sheffield branch, and is something we implemented because we appreciate keeping your trucks up and running is incredibly important to your business. Our service department is kept open 24 hours a day Monday to Friday to ensure you have access to the help you need.

We promise your DAF truck will be well cared for thanks to the Authorised Testing Facilities (ATF) bay and eight service bays that we have on site. With eight service bays and one MOT bay, we guarantee you'll never be kept waiting. Our talented technicians have been fully-trained so you can be rest assured your truck is in good hands and will be back on the road in good time.

Regardless of your needs, we're confident our highly knowledgeable members of staff will be able to give you the advice on services and parts you are looking for. So, why not pop in for a coffee and get acquainted with our DAF range.

Employer

Evans Halshaw

Address

7

Orgreave Drive

Sheffield

S13 9NR

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Training

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet

Contact

Ryan Green 07523907652 ryan.green@skillnet.org.uk

The DAF Trucks National Dealer Apprentice Programme is a Government approved ‘traditional’ Apprentice Scheme - a challenging 3 year programme that combines hands-on workshop training with block release for college training and study.

Not only will you be trained to the standards set by the Sector Skills Council for the Retail Motor Industry, the Apprenticeship also leads to an Advanced Apprenticeship (AA) in Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair - a nationally recognised qualification.

Functional skills if needed.

Apprenticeship standard

Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician

Level 3 (A level)


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