DAF Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technician Apprenticeship - Oxford HEATHROW TRUCK CENTRE LIMITED

Working alongside qualified technicians who will be dealing with all aspects of the maintenance and repair of heavy vehicles. Level 3 Apprenticeship. Inspecting and repairing a range of heavy vehicles (HVs) and trailers for dealerships, independent garages and franchise and large fleet operators.

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Closing date: 01 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, working hours to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    26 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000260593

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

An exciting opportunity to work for HTC 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 HTC 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 senior 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 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 qualification. 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 Standard
  • Functional Skills if needed in maths & English

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

High quality apprenticeship which gives their apprentices the potential 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 potentially move into any other area of the motor industry.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English & Maths (Grade 4 or above) Essential

Things to consider

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

About the employer

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.

Employer

HEATHROW TRUCK CENTRE LIMITED

Address

16 Chancerygate Business Centre

Langford Lane

Kidlington

OX5 1FQ

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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

Shannon Brownsell

Shannon.Brownsell@skillnet.org.uk

01923 216 165

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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