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Apprenticeship Vehicle Accident Repair Technician

Job description

Do you want a dynamic and exciting career in the automotive industry? Motability Operations are offering a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice Accident Repair Technician to join their busy business based in Coalville. Learning how to provide industry leading repair services to clients and provide them with support during the repair process.

A Multi-Skilled Vehicle Accident Repair Technician repairs all elements of a vehicle after it has taken some type of collision damage. This will involve learning the skills required to take an accident damaged vehicle through various stages of repair to the pre-accident condition.

These fall into three main areas of skills training:

  • MET-Mechanical, Electrical & Trim. Candidates will learn refit processes of all main vehicle systems including air conditioning, vehicle alignment and Hybrid & Electric vehicle systems
  • Panel-repair. Candidates will learn to repair bodywork by replacing panels, filling defects and carrying out techniques such as welding, bond and riveting and correcting misalignment
  • Paint-surface repair. Candidates will learn how to prepare surfaces and carry out paint refinishing through the following techniques; sealing, masking, priming, application of base coat & lacquer and repairing defects and polishing

Duties will include:

  • Accurately and skilfully undertake all aspects of the motor vehicle body repair
  • Detect and diagnose any additional faults for further repair
  • Working under direct supervision at all times to achieve full competence and qualification
  • Ensure all work is completed safely and complies with manufacturer and British Standard industry guidelines
  • Any other ad hoc duties and when required

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: 02/07/2024

Possible start date: 01/10/2024

Employer information

We lease a wide range of tailored mobility solutions to people who receive of one of the Government’s qualifying mobility allowances. Our customers choose a car, Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle (WAV), scooter or powered wheelchair that best suits their needs. We take care of their insurance, breakdown, servicing and more, as part of our worry-free package.

Address details:

Stephenson Industrial Estate, Brindley Rd, Coalville
LE67 3HG

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Reference number VAC1000252852
Working week Monday - Friday, 08:30 - 17:30
Total hours per week: 40
Expected duration 36 Months
Apprenticeship level Advanced
Related course Multi-Skill Accident Repair Technician - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)
Salary Competitive salary

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