Commercial Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship Scheme 2024

in Partnership with DAF Trucks and Skillnet at Bristol College


(Minimum GCSE Grade 4 (or equivalent) required in Maths and English)


Channel Commercials PLC is a leading commercial vehicle dealer providing sales, parts and servicing for DAF Trucks, Maxus light commercial vehicles and vans in the South-East.

Our 3-year manufacturer’s apprenticeship scheme will enable you to train to become a fully qualified Commercial Vehicle Technician. You will learn to:

  • Test commercial vehicles and diagnose faults
  • Service, maintain and repair commercial vehicles, using specialist equipment and tools
  • Interpret and follow technical service instruction data
  • Maintain a safe working environment

The programme consists of hands-on commercial vehicle workshop training, as well as study through residential block-release at the specialist DAF Trucks College in Bristol.

Why become an Apprentice at Channel Commercials PLC?

  • You will receive an industry-wide recognised qualification
  • It’s a great opportunity to learn industry-specific skills while developing a career for life in Commercial Vehicle Repair and Maintenance
  • You will be paid a wage whilst training
  • Full employer and manufacturer support and training will be given
  • After successful completion of the apprenticeship program, there may be an opportunity for a permanent Commercial Vehicle Technician position

Successful candidates:

  • Must achieve a minimum GCSE Grade 4 (or equivalent) in English and Maths
  • Will be hard working and committed to succeed with the apprenticeship
  • Have the ability to complete work to deadlines and follow instructions
  • Will be honest, trustworthy and willing to learn
  • Have a positive attitude and be motivated to progress and develop their skills
  • Have a mechanical aptitude and good at problem solving
  • Are interested and passionate about becoming a Commercial Vehicle Technician

If you would like to apply for the 2024 programme, please complete the form below and include your GCSE grades (or predicted grades).

(Please note this role requires manual handling).

Please refer to our Privacy Notice before submitting your personal data.

Ref: EW

Working Hours 40
Location Ashford / Aylesham / Sevenoaks / Strood
Salary £11,856 pa
Benefits Sick pay, pension scheme and 30 days holiday (including bank holidays)
Closing Date 30/06/2024
About You * Required Information
    Additional Information
    Unsaved Shortlist
    Sorted by Price: Lowest to Highest
    Cancel Retrieve Your Shortlist Access your shortlist that was saved earlier.
    Load and Continue
    Recently added vehicles are added to saved vehicles. You will keep all your recently added vehicles.
    Cancel Save Your Shortlist Save and access your list later.
    Save and Continue
    Compare Vehicles
    + Add Vehicle from your shortlist
    Fuel Type
    MPG (Combined)
    Vehicle Tax