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Apprentice Vehicle Damage Assessor

Job description

Our Solus Aviva Vehicle Damage Assessors are able to methodically and accurately inspect and assess all elements of a motor vehicle that has sustained damage and requires repair. Identify which parts of the vehicle should be repaired or replaced, assessing and costing repair of a vehicle producing accurate & detailed repair specifications.

A Vehicle Damage Assessor will have an understanding of the manual process of assessing and costing repair of a vehicle, whilst also being able to use the relevant electronic estimating software. They will have knowledge of all types of vehicles including petrol, diesel, electric and hybrid. In their daily work, an employee in this occupation interacts with the customer of the damaged vehicle, insurance company and vehicle technicians to discuss the assessment, damage to the vehicle and how it will be repaired.

Liaising with customers and insurance companies face to face to explain repairs to be carried out using knowledge gained from method research.

Candidates will also be responsible for ensuring all estimates compiled are done so by using manufacture methodology.

How to apply for this vacancy

You can apply for this vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service. If you require any assistance with applying for this vacancy please contact us on 0115 945 7260 or email the apprenticeship team.

Application deadline: 05/08/2024

Possible start date: 05/08/2024

Employer information

Solus is one of the largest body repair groups in the country, employing over 1000 expert people across 27 UK locations and have repaired over 700,000 vehicles in the last 15 years and is wholly owned by Aviva

Address details:

1 Birchanger Industrial Estate
Bishop's Stortford
CM23 2TH

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Reference number VAC1000250646
Working week Monday to Friday 40 hours per week with paid breaks, 8am - 4pm.
Total hours per week: 40
Expected duration 36 Months
Apprenticeship level Higher
Related course Vehicle Damage Assessor - Higher Apprenticeship (Level 4)
Salary £13,312.00 (Annually)

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).