DAF Heavy Vehicle

Pelican Engineering Co Sales Ltd

Author: Lesley
Brief Overview: Working alongside qualified technicians who will be dealing with all aspects of the maintenance and repair of heavy vehicles. 

Weekly wage: £156.00

Working Hours:  

Monday - Friday including Saturdays (with agreed one day off during the week). Shifts TBC.

Total hours per week: 40.00


Altofts Lane, Wakefield Europort, Castleford, WF10 5UB

Working Towards:  

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
  • Technical Certificate – IMI Diploma Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
  • Key Skills in Communication, Application of Number and Information Technology
  • Recognised Welding Certificate
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Light Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship Level 3

Simon Services, Wakefield

Author: Connexions 8
Brief Overview:  Remit are recruiting on behalf of Simon Services who have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to start their career and join a skilled team as a Light Vehicle technician. 
Wage:  £156.00
Working Hours:  Monday - Friday 9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Location:  39 Warmfield Lane, WAKEFIELD, WF1 5TN
Working Towards:  
  • Apprenticeship Standard Light Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician
  • Functional Skills in English & maths (if required)
  • F Gas air conditioning qualification
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Apprentice Commercial Vehicle Body Builder

Micra Truck Bodies Ltd

Author: Liz
Brief Overview: As an apprentice commercial vehicle body builder, you will be working in a workshop environment 4 days a week alongside fully qualified employees. The remaining one day a week will be spent at college. In our workshop, we design and build commercial vehicle bodies using a range of skills, tools and machinery. 
Wage:  £180.00 per week.
Working Hours: Monday to Thursday: 7 am- 16:30 pm Fri 8 am - 12 pm) Total hours per week: 40.00.
Location:  Unit 12, Calder Vale Road, Wakefield, WF1 5PE
Working Towards: You will complete a two year Level 2 Apprenticeship programme, which will include the following:

NVQ Units Completed Year 1: 

  • QPEO2/001: Working safely in an engineering environment 
  • QPEO2/002: Working efficiently and effectively in engineering 
  • QPEO2/003: Using and communicating technical information 
  • QPEO2/022: Producing sheet metal components and assemblies 
  • QPEO2/023: Producing platework components and assemblies
  • QPEO2/024: Cutting and shaping materials using thermal cutting equipment

Diploma Units Completed Year 2 (Technical Certificate): 

  • QETI/001: Engineering environment awareness 
  • QETI/002: Engineering techniques 
  • QETI/003: Engineering principals 
  • QETI/008Manual welding techniques
  • QETI/009Producing components from metal plate
  • QETI/012Thermal cutting techniques

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