If you would like a career in vehicle accident repair, then this could be the apprenticeship for you.
A Motor Vehicle Accident Repair Technician repairs all elements of a vehicle after it has sustained some type of collision damage.
These range from small damage through to heavily impacted types of damage requiring complex and detailed repair or replacement of major structural elements of the vehicle.
Typically, the Accident Repair Technician works in a modern highly technical workshop-type environment, working on a broad range of vehicles from cars and car derived vans to light commercial vehicles.
Uniquely, they work on and obtain a level of competence in all craft aspects of vehicle accident repair, including Mechanical, Electrical & Trim (MET); Panel Repair & Replacement; Preparation and Paint – not just one as has been the case in the past.
Additionally, the Accident Repair Technician is able to interpret and work accurately to detailed and complex technical repair specifications/ instructions and, at times, obtain these instructions from a range of electronic sources.
An Accident Repair Technician has the ability to work in a focused, analytical and methodical fashion, completing repairs on time, every time with a right-first-time, customer focused culture under-pinning all their activities.
The Accident Repair Technician from day one embraces the need to put complete customer satisfaction, as well as commercial awareness, at the centre of everything they do. The ability to excel whilst working within a team is a key output for any Accident Repair Technician.
|Study location||Ruddington Ruddington Fields Business Park, Ruddington, Nottingham, NG11 6JZ|
You can start this Apprenticeship at any time of the year.
Multi-Skill Accident Repair Technician - Level 3 Standard
Adults who are aged 19+ with appropriate industry experience but without the necessary qualifications are welcome to apply.
All applicants will be required to undertake an assessment in English and maths prior to enrolling.
You will develop an electronic portfolio of evidence against the requirements of the qualification. Evidence can be generated by observation of your workplace, witness testimonies, case studies or personal accounts of events. Online tests will be used to confirm your knowledge and understanding as well as an End Point Assessment.
Before the Standard is met, all apprentices must hold a certificate that meets the EU’s 2014 F-gas regulation. Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment. For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement the apprenticeships English and maths minimum requirement is Entry Level 3 and British Sign Language qualification are an alternative to English qualifications for whom this is their primary language.
Higher Apprenticeship or a career in the automotive industry.
This standard has been designed to be recognised by relevant Professional Engineering Institutions and successful apprentices can apply for the appropriate level of professional registration (EngTech).
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