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Bodyshop Paint Tech­ni­cian Apprenticeship

Job description

Do you want a dynamic and exciting career in the automotive industry? As a Vehicle Damage Panel Technician you will work within the Collision Repair workshop, demonstrating expert working knowledge in relation to the removal, repair and replacement of vehicle body panels to vehicle manufacturer specification.

Duties will include:

· Working alongside the current staff to repair and painting customer vehicles.

· Involvement in drying and curing techniques used in the finishing of vehicles

· Calculation / estimation of paint volume requirements per job

· Health & Safety and compliance requirements of a collision repair business, such as control of substances.

· Identify and operate the correct repair tools, equipment and devices used in the process e.g mixing systems, paint booths, UV lamps and spray equipment.

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: 05/10/2022

Possible start date: 08/10/2022

Skills required

  • Communication skills
  • IT skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Logical
  • Team working
  • Team working
  • Initiative

Qualifications required

  • GCSE or equivalent English 4/C or above (Essential)
  • GCSE or equivalent Maths 4/C or above (Essential)
  • GCSE or equivalent ICT 4/C or above (Desired)
  • GCSE or equivalent Science 4/C or above (Desired)

Training provided

Nationally recognised qualifications – IMI Apprenticeship in Vehicle damage Body technician (Standard – Level 3)
Functional Skills Level 2 (if required)
Regular review and welfare visits from our assessors who will observe all evidence opportunities that occur naturally in the workplace.

Future progression

Upon successful completion and review of the apprenticeship, you will have the opportunity to gain employment with the business.

Employer information

Gillibrand Accident Repair Centre is a family business, first established as a wheelwrights and blacksmiths by the Gillibrand family in 1859, but now owned and managed by the Weddle family and specialising in high quality paint and car body vehicle repairs.

Address details:

Gillibrand Accident Repair Centre (Blackburn)
Unit 5, Challenge Court,
Blakewater Rd
Blackburn
BB1 5EU

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Reference number VAC1000057697
Working week Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 4:30pm
Friday 8.00 – 3.30pm
5 days
Total hours per week: 39
Expected duration 36 Months
Apprenticeship level Advanced
Related course Vehicle Damage Paint Technician - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)
Salary £9,754.68 (Annually)

Wage explained

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