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Multi-Skill Accident Repair Technician Apprentice — Luton

Job description

Gemini Accident Repair Group are offering an exciting and unique opportunity for apprentice vehicle accident repair technicians to join their highly successful and growing organisation. They will learn skills in car body, paint, mechanical and electrical.

The Gemini Apprenticeship Programme provides you with an exciting and challenging opportunity to achieve formal qualifications through extensive product training, while in full-time employment. 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 and Trim: Candidates will learn to refit processes of all main vehicle systems including air conditioning, vehicle alignment and hybrid and 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
  • Sealing Masking Priming: Application of base coat and lacquer: Repairing defects and polishing
  • In addition to the above techniques, the employer will also provide successful candidates with additional training to achieve industry qualifications in the following techniques, throughout the programme: British Standard Welding Certificate Refrigerant handler Electric and hybrid repair Senior Accredited Assessment
  • The post holder will also be required to complete any other tasks deemed by the line manager as appropriate in line with the role
  • You must have a driving licence as you will be required to test vehicles on the road to check repairs

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: 30/04/2024

Possible start date: 14/05/2024

Employer information

Gemini ARC was established in July 2008, our experience in running highly efficient and professional bodyshops spans over 20 years. With 18 locations across the country, we have partnerships with most major insurance companies and vehicle manufacturers so we can demonstrate our commitment to quality and maintaining our goal of making the repair journey as stress free as possible for our customers.

Address details:

34 Bilton Way

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Reference number VAC1000241640
Working week Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 5.00pm.
Total hours per week: 40
Expected duration 36 Months
Apprenticeship level Advanced
Related course Gemini Accident Repair Apprenticeship Programme
Salary £12,057.00 (Annually)

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