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DAF Heavy Vehicle Apprenticeship Channel Commercials Plc

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: 30 Jun 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

    Monday-Friday (40 hours max) Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001821161

  • Positions

    4 available

Vacancy Description

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

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Full training will be provided, no skills required

Personal qualities

  • 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

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 GCSE’s or equivalent (A-C 9-4 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.

About the employer

As a leading commercial vehicle dealer in Kent, we have factory trained technicians at four locations (Ashford, Strood, Sevenoaks and Canterbury), who are able to offer 24 hours Servicing, 365 days of the year for commercial vehicles, that will get you back on the road in no time, minimizing the impact to your business.

Employer

Channel Commercials Plc

Address

Brunswick Road

Ashford

TN23 1EH

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Training

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet

Contact

Tommy McMullen 01923216165 tommy.mcmullen@skillnet.org.uk

Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician Level 3

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

Apprenticeship standard

Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician

Level 3 (A level)


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