Barnes DAF Heavy Vehicle Apprenticeship FG Barnes & Sons Ltd
Working alongside qualified technicians who will be dealing with all aspects of the maintenance and repair of heavy vehicles. DAF offer an award-winning Apprenticeship Programme, you will be working for the current Market Leader.
Closing date: 30 Mar 2023
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week; shifts to be confirmed.
Total hours per week: 40.00
Possible start date
31 Mar 2023
22 Feb 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
- 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 an motivated to learn new skills.
3 GCSE’s or equivalent (A-C/8-4 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 from motorsport.
About the employer
Quality in every detail: that’s what makes the difference between a DAF and every other truck. From the steel front bumper to the virtually unbreakable Lexan headlamp covers, and the stylish cab interior to the durable driveline, a DAF truck is built to perform. And it’s built by people who have a passion for trucks.
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet
Tommy McMullen 07872 601709 firstname.lastname@example.org
Advanced Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Standard.
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
- Key Skills in Communication, Application of Number and Information Technology
- Recognised Welding Certificate
Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician
Level 3 (A level)
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