- NAS Reference
- Weekly wage
40.00 per week
- Working Week
Monday - Friday, 08:30 - 17:00. May include some Saturdays on a rota basis.
- Date Posted
- Start Date
- Expected Duration
Now Taking Applications
Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician
- Employment Type
Advanced Level Apprenticeship
MOTUS COMMERCIALS LIMITED
Description of Opportunity
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. If you are interested, apply now!
For more information about this vacancy please contact Tommy McMullen
firstname.lastname@example.org - SKILLNET LIMITED (Ref ID: VAC001829360)
Commitment and enthusiasm are a must and a passion for motor vehicles and physical work would be an advantage.
Minimum of 3 GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in English and maths are preferable.
You will need to be comfortable with a wide range of vehicles such as trucks, buses, agricultural machinery and plant equipment. Being a Heavy Vehicle technician requires a reasonable level of physical strength and stamina.
The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £4.30 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
The minimum wage rates are £6.45 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.70 for anyone aged 21 and over.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
DAF provides an extensive, high quality and an award winning 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.
Motus Commercials is the largest independent commercial vehicle dealer group in the UK with 32 locations. Our manufacturer partners are: DAF Trucks, Isuzu Trucks, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VW Vans), Ford Commercials, Fiat Professional and Isuzu Pick-ups. Motus Commercials is the largest DAF trucks dealer group in the world with 30 DAF / TRP sites.
We sell new and used vans and trucks with a range of competitive leasing and finance packages on offer. We provide genuine manufacturer parts and TRP All-Makes truck, trailer and van parts, and carry out routine servicing and maintenance for both LCV's and HGV's in our workshops. We have 14 ATF sites for commercial vehicle DVSA MOT tests and have four specialist commercial vehicle body shops too.
Motus Commercials has annual revenues of around £375 million and employs almost 1500 people across its operations.