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DAF Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Apprenticeship - Ely CHASSIS-CAB LIMITED

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12th February 2024

Employer description

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.

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 who will be dealing with all aspects of the maintenance and repair of heavy vehicles.

Main description

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.

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
Servicing
MOTs
All aspects of vehicle maintenance and repair

Training to be provided

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 VRQ 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:

VCQ Level 3 in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (depending on experience)
Technical Certificate – IMI Diploma Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
Functional Skills in English, maths and ICT (if required)

Entry requirements

GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 4-9/C-A*) Desired

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills

Future Prospects

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

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 30/06/2024

Salary

£11,000.00

Location

This job is located in Ely, Cambs

How to Apply

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