Harris DAF Heavy Vehicle Apprenticeship Harris Daff Service
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 Jul 2022
07 Jan 2022
Level 3 (A level)
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
- All aspects of vehicle maintenance and repair
Requirements and prospects
Full training will be provided, no skills required.
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.
Minimum of 3 GCSE’s grade 7-4/A-C (or equivalent) in English and maths preferable.
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
The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates
About the employer
Harris DAF is one of the longest established DAF Trucks dealership groups in the UK.
We operate 3 DAF dealerships, our sales location based in West Thurrock, Essex supported by two after-sales operations in Waltham Cross, Herts and Witham, Essex.
Whether you require a new or used DAF truck, repair and maintenance, DAF or other truck and trailer parts, we offer a range of cost-effective transport and finance solutions. Each dealership has a comprehensive range of DAF and TRP parts stock supported by emergency overnight availability from DAF.
The group stockholding equals £2.5m and we offer a daily delivery service from all locations. We employ over 50 factory trained technicians with in-depth DAF product knowledge and our larger workshops are open 24 hours to permit maintenance work to be performed during off-peak hours.
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet
Sean Hogan 07523 907642 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
- 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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