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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. DAF offer an award-winning apprenticeship programme.

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Closing date: 01 Oct 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, shifts to be confirmed). May include Saturday's.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    09 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001845453

  • Positions

    1 available

An exciting opportunity to work for DAF as part of a highly skilled workforce 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 includes:

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

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Full training will be provided, no other skills required

Personal qualities

  • A keen interest in heavy vehicles
  • Very hard working
  • Motivated to learn new skills

Desired qualifications

Minimum of 3 GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) including English and maths.

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.

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

For more information please visit: 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 is 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.

Employer

Harris Daff Service

Address

New Ford Road

Waltham Cross

EN8 7PG

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Training

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet

Contact

Sean Hogan 07523 907642 sean.hogan@skillnet.org.uk

Level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician apprenticeship 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
  • Functional Skills in English, maths and Information Technology
  • Recognised Welding Certificate

Apprenticeship standard

Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician

Level 3 (A level)


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