DAF Heavy Vehicle Maintenance Apprenticeship Chassis Cab Limited
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. You will be working alongside qualified technicians who will be dealing with all aspects of the maintenance and repair of heavy vehicles.
Closing date: 30 May 2022
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 40.00
Possible start date
01 Jun 2022
05 Jan 2022
Level 3 (A level)
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 technicians
- Following Health and Safety procedures
- All aspects of vehicle maintenance and repair
Requirements and prospects
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
- Full technical training will be provided
- A keen interest in heavy vehicles
- The employer is looking for an Apprentice that is very hard working and motivated to learn new skills
- Minimum of 3 GCSEs (or equivalent) grades A*-D/9-3 for English and maths required
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.
About the employer
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. DAF's commitment to operators is backed by our network - 139 dealers covering the country, providing a consistently high standard of advice, service and expertise to keep your DAF trucks up and earning.
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet
Jamie Rogan 01923 216165 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 (depending on experience)
- Technical Certificate – IMI Diploma Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
- Functional Skills in English, maths and ICT (if required)
Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician
Level 3 (A level)
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