Heavy Vehicle Apprenticeship - Ford and Slater Lincoln FORD & SLATER LIMITED
An exciting opportunity to work for DAF as part of a highly skilled work force that is committed to quality. Working alongside qualified technicians who will be dealing with all aspects of the maintenance and repair of heavy vehicles.
Closing date: 30 Jun 2024
Total hours per week: 39
Possible start date
01 Jul 2024
26 Jan 2024
Level 3 (A level)
What you will do in your working day
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 technicians
- Following health and safety procedures
- All aspects of vehicle maintenance and repair
The training you will be getting
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 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 in English and maths (if required)
What to expect at the end of your 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.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
About the employer
FORD & SLATER 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:
- qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
- industry or sector experience
Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician
Level 3 (A level)
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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