DAF Heavy Vehicle Apprenticeship Programme 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 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £168.00

  • Working week

    Monday-Friday,9am-5pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    23 Feb 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001175629

  • Positions

    1 available

  • 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.
  • Servicing.
  • MOT’s.
  • All aspects of vehicle maintenance and repair.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • No skills required as full training will be provided.

Personal qualities

  • A keen interest in heavy vehicles.

Qualifications required

  • Minimum of 3 GCSEs or equivalent (A-C in 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 from motorsport to heavy vehicles and tanks in the military.

Things to consider

Whilst attending City of Bristol College four times a year for two weeks at a time for block release training, travel and accommodation will be paid for.

About the employer

From 7.5 to 44 tonnes, DAF is the market leader across all sectors in the UK - setting the industry standard for performance and productivity. DAF's commitment to operators is backed by our network - 139 dealers covering the country, providing a consistently high standard of advice, service and expertise to keep your DAF trucks up and earning.

Employer

Channel Commercials Plc

Address

North Downs Business Park

Limepit Lane

Dunton Green

Sevenoaks

TN13 2TL

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Training provider

  • 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 2 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 2 in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair.
  • Technical Certificate – IMI Diploma Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair.
  • Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT.
  • Recognised Welding Certificate.

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet

Contact

Yasmin Hartley 01923 216165


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Closing date: 30 Aug 2017