DAF Heavy Vehicle Maintenance Apprenticeship Channel Commercial Plc
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 Jun 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
11 Feb 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
Channel Commercials PLC was incorporated in August 1987 taking over the Leyland DAF franchise in Kent. The company started at a small site in Ashford employing 35 people and has now grown to four sites throughout Kent employing over 200 highly skilled staff.
Channel Commercials hold the DAF Truck and LDV Light Commercial Vehicle franchises, selling new and used trucks and vans, offering an all makes parts and service back up with ancillary services from the Paint and Bodyshop, Signs and Graphics as well as Specialist Engineering, Truck and Van Conversions, Rail Wagon Maintenance and Construction Fixings divisions.
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet
Tommy McMullen 01923216165 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)
- Recognised Welding Certificate
Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician
Level 3 (A level)
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