Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship - Northampton Brian Currie Bedford
Working alongside qualified technicians who will be dealing with all aspects of the maintenance and repair of heavy vehicles. A DAF Apprentice will work as part of a highly skilled workforce that is committed to quality. Duties will include; Servicing – working to manufacturer servicing guidelines to ensure vehicle running at optimum performance. Maintenance – replacing parts that have wear and tear before they fail. Repair – diagnosing the reason for vehicle failure and fixing the problem.
Closing date: 30 Aug 2023
Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00. Details to be confirmed. Total hours per week: 40.00
Total hours per week: 40.0
Possible start date
31 Aug 2023
03 May 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
A DAF Apprentice will work as part of a highly skilled workforce that is committed to quality. 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 Trucks National Dealer 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. Day to day tasks will always vary. DAF technicians will be expected to see whether components and systems are secure and working properly.
The DAF Technicians jobs fall into three categories:
- Servicing – working to manufacturer servicing guidelines to ensure vehicle running at optimum performance
- Maintenance – replacing parts that have wear and tear before they fail
- Repair – diagnosing the reason for vehicle failure and fixing the problem
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 they will attend City of Bristol College four times a year for two-week periods to work towards their Level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician apprenticeship standard.
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:
- Level 3 Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician apprenticeship standard.
- Technical Certificate.
- Functional Skills in English and Math's.
- Recognised Welding Certificate.
- Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician level 3.
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 from Motorsport to heavy vehicles and tanks in the military.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
About the employer
Brian Currie Bedford
2 Malsor House
Gayton Road, Milton Malsor
Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician
Level 3 (A level)
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