DAF Heavy Vehicle Apprenticeship (Castleford) PELICAN ENGINEERING COMPANY (SALES), LIMITED
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: 31 Jul 2023
Monday - Friday, hours to be confirmed.
Total hours per week: 40.0
Possible start date
01 Aug 2023
03 Feb 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
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
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Not only will apprentices be working and be trained at a DAF garage, but they will also attend City of Bristol College four times a year, for two-week periods, to work towards their Level 3 in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair.
A skills coach will visit at least every 28 days as part of a close support network, to ensure that apprentices are both enjoying and succeeding in their course.
An Apprentice’s training includes:
- Level 3 in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
- Functional Skills (English and maths) if required
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
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.
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About the employer
PELICAN ENGINEERING COMPANY (SALES), LIMITED
Pelican Engineering Altofts Lane
Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician
Level 3 (A level)
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