– 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. 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 senior technicians
• Following health and safety procedures
• All aspects of vehicle maintenance and repair
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 SCQF Level 5/6 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:
SCQF Level 5/6 in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
Technical Certificate – IMI Diploma Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT
Recognised Welding Certificate
Minimum of three NAT 4 or equivalent (A-C for English and Maths required)
Full training will be provided, no skills required.
A keen interest in heavy vehicles, excellent communication skills both verbal and written. The employer is looking for an apprentice that is very hard working and motivated to learn new skills.