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DAF Heavy Vehicle Technician

Lothian DAF


DAF Heavy Vehicle Technician

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Salary £10,982 per year Location LOANHEAD Hours of work Full-time (40 Hours) Training provider Skillnet Closing date 05/06/2023 Qualification SCQF Level 7

Job overview

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
• Servicing
• MOT’s
• All aspects of vehicle maintenance and repair

What will I learn?

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 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 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

What qualification or qualities are required?

Skills Required - Full training will be provided, no skills required

Personal Qualities – 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.

Qualifications Required – Minimum of 3 NAT 4 or equivalent (A-C for English and Maths required).

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