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Vehicle Damage Assessor Apprentice ‑Wellingborough

Job description

Do you want a dynamic and exciting career in the automotive industry? Steer Automotive are offering a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice Vehicle Damage Assessor to join their busy body shop. You will gain the skills to accurately inspect and assess all elements of a motor vehicle that has sustained damage and requires repair.

The comprehensive programme provides you with an exciting and challenging opportunity to achieve formal qualifications through extensive training, while in full-time employment.

Duties will include:

  • The broad purpose of the occupation is to methodically and accurately inspect and assess all elements of a motor vehicle that has sustained damage and requires repair. They will be able to identify and record damage on a vehicle and determine (using prescribed information from manufacturers) which parts of the vehicle should be repaired or replaced
  • Appraise a damaged vehicle and identify and record damage, including impact zone and severity
  • Identify non-accidental damage to vehicles
  • Make use of manual and digital image technology to record areas of damage identified
  • Accurately record data from the vehicle including the correct vehicle identification and model details, mileage and modifications
  • Differentiate between items that need repairing and items that need replacement

Where could the course take me?

  • Advanced apprenticeship to further improve your knowledge and skills
  • Career in the motor vehicle industry

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: 17/07/2024

Possible start date: 16/07/2024

Employer information

Steer Automotive Group is an accident repair group with a difference. Our team has over 30 years of knowledge and expertise within the bodyshop industry, we’re the company you can trust. The Steer network reaches far and wide, with 57 sites and 1400 colleagues across the UK, all managed at a regional level. This makes us the UK's largest independent repair group. You’ll find our highly-qualified technicians deliver true excellence on every job. And our customer service is founded on respect and integrity.

Address details:

19 Bradfield Close

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Reference number VAC1000260142
Working week Monday - Friday: 8.00am - 5.00pm (breaks to be confirmed).
Total hours per week: 40
Expected duration 36 Months
Apprenticeship level Higher
Related course Steer Automotive Group Apprenticeships
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).