DAF Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Apprenticeship - Taunton ADAMS-MOREY LIMITED

Skillnet are recruiting on behalf of DAF who have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to kick start their career and join their skilled team as a Heavy Vehicle Technician. If you are interested, apply now! A Heavy Vehicle Service Technician will inspect, maintain, and repair large vehicles weighing 3.5 tonnes and over.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

    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, 08:30 - 17:00. May include some Saturdays on a rota basis.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    25 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000225584

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

A Heavy Vehicle Service Technician will inspect, maintain, and repair large vehicles weighing 3.5 tonnes and over.

The Heavy Vehicle Technicians jobs fall into three main categories:

  • Servicing – carrying out checks
  • Maintenance – replacing / repairing engine parts
  • Diagnostics – using the latest diagnostic equipment

As an apprentice, you will observe, learn and gain an understanding of a wide range of engineering skills and processes while under the instruction of skilled technical staff.

You will be able to:

  • Demonstrate these skills and processes as the training period progresses by working independently or with a team
  • Learn and understand the importance of Health and safety within the workplace
  • Learn the fundamental technologies – Heavy Vehicle chassis design, engine, fuels, transmissions, hydraulic and air braking, etc.
  • Develop the skills to construct or modify apparatus and instruments from verbal instructions and drawings

The training you will be getting

This is a L3 Heavy Vehicle Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship Standard, delivered by Skillnet.

When on a DAF Apprenticeship you will be required to attend the City of Bristol College 4 times a year for two weeks at a time. All accommodation and travel costs are paid for.

You will also be assigned a dedicated Skills Coach who will contact you every 28 days at the workplace, giving 1-2-1 information, advice and guidance.

As a result, you will receive the following qualifications:

  • Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Level 3
  • Functional Skills in English & maths (if required)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

DAF provides an extensive, high quality and an award-winning 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.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

No skills required, Full training will be provided

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Desired

About the employer

Adams Morey is a part of the Greenhous Group which holds a position as one of the leading independent commercial enterprises in the UK. Adams Morey itself was launched in 1973 and has successfully built an extensive customer base in the truck and van marketplace along the south coast with its company headquarters in Southampton. With a number of dealerships across Bournemouth, Nursling, Redbridge, Portsmouth, Newport (Isle of Wight), Salisbury, Basingstoke, Southampton Airport, Newton Abbot, Camborne, Saltash and Taunton, Adams Morey serves a very large area with a high population, growing economy and the diverse commercial businesses within it. With close access to the ports there are many logistics and transportation companies that have built long-term relationships with Adams Morey. We are the main DAF truck dealers in the area offering sales, parts and servicing in each of the towns and cities we operate in. At Redbridge in Southampton we have a Van Centre which offers new Fiat van sales alongside a wide and diverse selection of used vans. It also is a service and MOT hub for all makes of cars, vans, taxis and motorhomes.

Employer

ADAMS-MOREY LIMITED

Address

148 priorswood

Taunton

TA2 8DW

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Training

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Contact

Hannah Edwards

hannah.edwards@skillnet.org.uk

01923216165

Apprenticeship standard

Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


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