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Why Choose the Motor Industry

The Motor Industry is one the largest and most progressive in the world, offering opportunities across a range of fields. At the forefront of technological advancements; driven by technology we continue to evolve and break boundaries in a constant drive towards innovation.

If diagnostic and mechanical work would be your dream job, or a role in customer service, or business administration are where you see yourself heading, DAF Trucks can help you break into the industry and drive your career forward.

Within the DAF network we often refer to “The DAF Difference” which promotes outstanding performance, service and passion for our work.



As market leader across the UK, DAF aim to set the industry standard for performance and productivity, affording customers the same quality of service no matter the size of their operation. Our trucks perform superbly being created by industry-leading expertise.

It’s not just the performance of our trucks that keeps DAF market leader year after year, whether you are involved in DAF by servicing, financing or supporting the team. It’s the people within the organisation staff that drive the high quality service that keeps each of our vehicles on the road.



A key element of working within the motor industry is the ability to build and maintain strong customer and business relationships, only outstanding customer service can achieve this.

Whether you have ambitions to work within a workshop, on a parts counter or provide support to customers and colleagues you will need to relate well to people, have a good understanding of the business and products.



Most importantly of all, being passionate about the industry you are in and the desire to excel whilst enjoying your work are the key drivers in becoming successful.

Our Apprentices come from all walks of life, with different career goals. But they all share one thing in common, pride in their work in making sure DAF trucks stay on the road, keeping the country running.


Although changes in the economy can affect customers buying new vehicles, trucks will always require regular maintenance and repair which means there’s always a need for highly trained, skilled technical, parts and customer service teams both now and in the future.


So, whether you are interested in a Technical, Parts or Commercial Skills Apprenticeship, working in the motor industry guarantees job security and with the evolution of more sophisticated and innovative trucks, you will be part of the future of transport and logistics.

This means there will be ongoing opportunities for both career progression and specialist training.