DAF Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Apprenticeship - Basingstoke

ADAMS-MOREY LIMITED

Basingstoke, RG24 8FB

Closes on Monday 30 September

Posted on 8 July 2024


Summary

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. Duties include carrying out checks, replacing / repairing engine parts and using the latest diagnostic equipment. If you are interested, apply now!

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 8.30am - 5.00pm. May include some Saturdays on a rota basis.

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Tuesday 1 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

  • Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Level 3 (A level)
  • This is a 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 and maths (if required)

Where you’ll work

Bell Road

Basingstoke

RG24 8FB

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

    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English and Maths (grade 4/C 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

    • No skills required
    • Full training will be provided

    About this company

    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 the full new Fiat professional range of vans 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.

    After this apprenticeship

    • Possible full-time employment

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    SKILLNET LIMITED

    Jamie Rogan

    Jamie.rogan@skillnet.org.uk

    0192326165

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000263145.

    Apply now

    Closes on Monday 30 September

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