DAF Heavy Vehicle Maintenance Apprenticeship - Gatwick/Crawley GB FLEETCARE 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 and will be dealing with all aspects of the maintenance and repair of heavy vehicles.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 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, 9.00am - 5.00pm, shifts, may work evenings and weekends.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    10 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000250354

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The day-to-day tasks include:

  • Observing and assisting technicians
  • Following Health and Safety procedures
  • Servicing
  • MOTs
  • 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 Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician Standard

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:

  • Technical Certificate - IMI Diploma Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
  • Functional Skills in English, maths and ICT (if required)
  • Recognised Welding Certificate
  • Apprenticeship standard - Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician level 3

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

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

GB DAF Workshops at Banbury, Gatwick and at the Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal (DIRFT) At GB DAF we pride ourselves on being able to offer a friendly and local service whilst having the strength, stability and support from our other workshops if ever we need it. TRUCKS, TRAILERS OR VANS - IT DOES'NT MATTER, WE CAN DO THEM ALL! Whatever you need, whenever you need it GB DAF are here to help. Our team of highly skilled, factory trained technicians are on hand in our modern, fully equipped workshops, using the latest technology to get you back on the road as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Employer

GB FLEETCARE LIMITED

Address

Fleming Way

Crawley

RH10 9NS

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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

Jamie Rogan

jamie.rogan@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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