About IMPERIAL Commercials
IMPERIAL Commercials is the largest Independant Commercial Vehicle Dealer Group in the UK. IMPERIAL Commercials is also the largest DAF Trucks Dealer Group in the UK. We have 23 DAF Trucks Dealerships, DAF Trucks is our largest franchise partner. We have 32 sites in the UK with a Head Office in High Wycombe. We have 7 ATF sites, able to carry out VOSA MOT's on Commercial Vehicles they are at ATF Derby, ATF Hull, ATF Peterborough, ATF Doncaster, ATF Bristol, ATF Birimingham, ATF Frome and ATF Norwich is being built. We are owned by IMPERIAL Holdings SA with approximately 51,000 employees worldwide who are responsible for the growth and continued success of the group that began as a motor dealer in downtown Johannesburg in 1948. The Annual turnover is in the region of £6 Billion. Here in the UK we sell new trucks and used trucks. Our other franchise partners are VW Commercial Vehicles, FORD Commercials, FIAT Professional, MAN Trucks, RENAULT Trucks, NISSAN Commercial Vehicles, ISUZU Trucks and HINO Trucks. We sell all makes parts for trucks and vans including truck accessories. We also offer all makes truck and vans servicing. We sell new vans and used vans. We sell new and used trucks. IMPERIAL Commercials is committed to supporting truck and van operators to the highest standards, maximizing vehicle availability or uptime. We offer a wide range of product and service solutions to meet the varying needs of individual vehicle users. Our intention is to provide vehicle and after sales packages on an efficient, value for money basis recognizing individual applications and needs. Many of our 28 locations are open for service for 24 hours, others for extended hours - giving flexibility and optimizing vehicle availability. Of just over 1000 employees approximately 400 are technician grades. We have a demonstrable commitment to continuous technical training - for both sales and technical colleagues - including a substantial apprentice programme (currently over 60 apprentices in training).
Our Parent Company http://www.imperial.co.za/
Imperial Commercials Apprenticeships
IMPERIAL Commercials is the UK’s leading specialist Commercial Vehicle Dealer Group, operating truck
and van franchises from 28 locations nationwide, and are committed to supporting truck and van
operators to the highest standards, maximising vehicle availablilty and uptime.
We operate 23 DAF franchise locations, many of which are open for service 24 hours a day, others
for extended hours 365 days a year- offering flexibility and support to our customer base.
With just over 1000 employees, of which 400 are Commercial Vehicle Technicians, we have a proven
commitment to continuous training and development - for both sales and technical
colleagues - including a substantial apprenticeship programme with currently over 50 apprentices
In conjunction with Skillsnet and DAF Trucks,IMPERIAL Commercials can offer you an
Apprenticeship in Commercials Vehicle Maintenance & Repair.
Employed at an IMPERIAL Commercials location you will work alongside qualified technicians,
learning from their experience and developing the ability to work as part of a successful team.
You will also be part of the coveted DAF Trucks Dealer Apprenticeship Programme and attend
the DAF Trucks Centre of Learning at City Of Bristol College, in two week blocks throughout your
Apprenticeship, gaining nationally recognised qualifications in the process. All this and earning
money at the same time! The DAF Trucks National Dealer 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. And it’s not just a job. It’s the first
step in a career that gives you the opportunity to advance, succeed and fulfil your ambitions
in the motor industry.
To become an IMPERIAL Commercials Apprentice you must have gained, or expect, a minimum of 3
GCSE’s at grade C or above, one of which must be Maths, and have a genuine interest in all things
mechanical. The DAF Trucks Centre of Learning has been based at City Of Bristol college for several
Over the last few years, the college has emerged as a leading education provider.
All these years of hard work, including a major expansion and significant investment
from DAF Trucks, have created a training college that is at the forefront of its field.
Chris Archer - Stoke on Trent - Apprentice
“IMPERIAL Commercials and the DAF programme
provided me an excellent environment in which
to study and work. This combined with the support
and encouragement from my colleagues helped
me to become DAF Trucks Apprentice Of The Year in
my 1st year of the programme.”
The future of the Transport Industry is a challeging and exciting one. If you
feel you have what it takes to be part of the best backup in the business
then we at IMPERIAL Commercials want to hear from you.
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Also you will find a lot of helpful information here http://www.daf-apprenticeships.co.uk/