DAF Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technician Apprenticeship - HTC (Heathrow)

HEATHROW TRUCK CENTRE LIMITED

Berkshire, SL3 0ED

Closes on Wednesday 30 October

Posted on 12 June 2024


Summary

Working alongside qualified technicians who will be dealing with all aspects of the maintenance and repair of heavy vehicles. Level 3 Apprenticeship.

Annual wage
£13,312 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician (level 3)
Hours
Monday - Friday, hours to be confirmed.

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Thursday 31 October

Duration

3 Years

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

Not only will Apprentices be working and be trained at a HTC 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. 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:

  • Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 3 Standard
  • Functional skills if needed in maths and English

Where you’ll work

Lakeside Industrial Estate

Colnbrook

Berkshire

SL3 0ED

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

SKILLNET LIMITED

Your training course

Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Carry out the basic tasks with tools and equipment common to all procedures involving basic mechanical and electrical procedures related to HV
  • The ability to keep updated with emerging new technologies within the HV industry.
  • Contribute to the maintenance of a safe and efficient workshop and adhere to the company and legislative processes.
  • Access specific and related HV technical information appropriately.
  • The ability to service, inspect and maintain HVs and trailers to meet company, Driver and vehicle standards agency (DVSA) and manufacturers’ standards.
  • Use a range of diagnostic and electrical measuring equipment to identify faults and underlying causes on HV’s.
  • Successfully inspect and prepare vehicles and trailers to meet DVSA standards prescribed in the tester’s manual.
  • Carry out final quality checks before handover to the customer without supervision.
  • Apply advanced diagnostic principles and logical/problem solving techniques and regimes.
  • Maintain records to company and operators’ licence obligations and regulation.
  • To be able to communicate effectively in both oral and written mediums both internally and with customers on a range of topics that will support, HV inspection and diagnosing techniques.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English & Maths (grade 4 or above)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Customer care skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Initiative
    • Patience
    • Physical fitness

    Other requirements

    Interview and start dates are dependent on the needs of the apprentice and business.

    About this company

    From 7.5 to 44 tonnes, DAF is the market leader across all sectors in the UK - setting the industry standard for performance and productivity. DAF's commitment to operators is backed by our network - 139 dealers covering the country, providing a consistently high standard of advice, service and expertise to keep your DAF trucks up and earning.

    http://www.htc-heathrow.com (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    High quality Apprenticeship which gives their Apprentices the potential opportunity to advance, succeed and fulfill all ambitions for a career in the motor industry and with such a wide range of skills instilled an Apprentice can potentially move into any other area of the motor industry.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    SKILLNET LIMITED

    Shannon Brownsell

    shannon.brownsell@skillnet.org.uk

    01923216165

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000257137.

    Apply now

    Closes on Wednesday 30 October

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