MTC North West - DAF Heavy vehicle Apprenticeship Programme

MTC Northwest Ltd

Working alongside qualified technicians who will be dealing with all aspects of the maintenance and repair of heavy vehicles.

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Weekly wage


Total hours per week

40 hours

Expected duration

3 years

Possible start date

01 Oct 2021


The day to day tasks include:

  • Observing and assisting technicians 
  • Following health and safety procedures 
  • Servicing 
  • MOT’s 

All aspects of vehicle maintenance and repair for the DAF Technicians jobs fall into three categories:

  • Servicing - working to manufacturer servicing guidelines to ensure vehicle running at optimum performance 
  • Maintenance - replacing parts that have wear and tear before they fail 
  • Repair - diagnosing the reason for vehicle failure and fixing the problem

Role and responsibilities:

  • 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

Working week

5 days a week will include Saturdays, shifts TBC.

40 hour per week

Date posted

13 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship Level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship


1 available

Requirements and prospects


  • A keen interest in heavy vehicles
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written


  • Minimum of 2 GCSEs or equivalent (A*-C/9-4 preferable)

Personal Qualities

  • The employer is looking for an apprentice that is very hard working and motivated to learn new skills

Future Prospects

A full time career within the automotive industry with many opportunities to progress to positions of authority. The opportunities are endless. By having a highly regarded set of skills, Apprentices can go on to develop their career within specific interests they may have, whether it be progressing through the dealership, working towards a job within motorsport.

About the employer

Steve Gray, founder of MTC started business in September 1977, trading as Steve Gray (Motor Engineers) Ltd. The family business expanded in the early nineties and were appointed Foden Main Dealers with depots in Liverpool & Manchester, and so MTC Northwest was born.


MTC Northwest Ltd


Gores Road
L33 7XS

Training provider

Advanced Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Standard.

Apprentices will be working and will be trained within the dealership and an advisor will visit at least every 4-6 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:

  • Industry recognised standard qualification
  • Key Skills (IT, Communication and Application of Number)
  • NVQ Level 3
  • Vocational related qualification (technical certificate)
  • DAF Level 1 technician modules

Training framework

Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician

Training provider



Tommy McMullen

07872 601709

Application instructions

Application closing date: 30 Sep 2021

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