Imperial Commercials Apprenticeship Programme

About Us

We are the largest Independent Commercial Vehicle Dealer Group in the UK with 39 dealer locations across the country and are also the largest DAF Trucks Dealer Group in the UK with 24 DAF Trucks Dealerships. We have 14 ATF sites, able to carry out DVSA MOT’s on Commercial Vehicles. 

We have over 1,700 employees of which approximately 500 are technician grades. We are committed to continuous technical training for both sales and technical colleagues. 

In conjunction with Skillnet and DAF Trucks, we at Imperial Commercials can offer you an Apprenticeship in Commercials Vehicle Maintenance & Repair - which currently has over 50 apprentices in training.

The Apprenticeship Programme

Employed at one of our locations 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!

Our 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.

"I've had a 4 year Apprenticeship with Imperial commercials and DAF Trucks and I know my career has only just started; the Company encourages individual growth whilst learning and fully supports my development."  

Scott Jamieson

Imperial Commercials Cumbernauld                     
Graduate Apprentice 2012

How to Apply

The future of the Transport Industry is a challenging 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.

If you would like further information on our Apprentice Programme or want to register your interest please email:

"Imperial Commercials and the DAF Trucks Apprentice 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."

Chris Archer
Imperial Commercials Stoke-on-Trent