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Vehicle Accident & Repair Paint Technician Apprenticeship

Reference number: SW-001142
  • Salary: £145.25 per week
  • Job Type: Apprenticeships
  • Employer: Bodyteq Ltd

Bodyteq has over 70 years of experience in the repair of motor vehicles and is London’s leading Accident Repair & Service Centre. We have invested heavily in the latest technology advancements and dealer-level diagnostic equipment to ensure we are always at the forefront of technology and are able to repair even the most modern vehicles.

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Once the body repair technicians have worked their magic repairing the vehicle, it will then be your job to restore the vehicles paint work back to its former glory.

This involves:

  • Preparation – stripping, sanding and masking
  • Etching and priming areas to be treated
  • Colour matching and mixing
  • Paint application techniques including spray booth technology
  • Buffing and polishing methods
  • Paint defect corrections
  • Working week

    Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm (30 minutes unpaid break)

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Nov 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Positions

    1 available

Once the body repair technicians have worked their magic repairing the vehicle, it will then be your job to restore the vehicles paint work back to its former glory.

This involves:

  • Preparation – stripping, sanding and masking
  • Etching and priming areas to be treated
  • Colour matching and mixing
  • Paint application techniques including spray booth technology
  • Buffing and polishing methods
  • Paint defect corrections

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

There is a large gap in the motor trade, where people a crying out for highly skilled Paint Technicians. Do you have the passion and commitment to rise to the challenge?

Personal qualities

You will need to have a high level of attention to detail and working to a high standard as the first thing the customer will see when they pick their car up is the colour match and the quality of the paint finish.

Desired qualifications

There are no entry requirements to apply, however you will need to complete initial assessments in English, maths and ICT.

There are no entry requirements to apply, however you will need to complete initial assessments in English, maths and ICT showing you working to functional skills level 1 or higher.

Future prospects

To be a fully qualified Light Vehicle Technician.

Things to consider

An apprenticeship is a great way to bridge the gap between the student and working world.

This apprenticeship lasts for 37 months, but the skills you will learn will last a lifetime.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


This is a Body Repair Apprenticeship Standard, delivered by Remit Group.

Training is delivered in the workplace and on block release at the Remit Academy in Derby. This means you will be required to stay in a hotel for 12 separate weeks (Mon – Fri) over the duration of the programme, which equals 4 weeks per year. All associated costs for training are met by the employer and there will be no cost to you.

You will also be assigned a dedicated Development Coach who will visit you every 4-6 weeks at the workplace, giving 1-2-1 information, advice and guidance.

As a result, you will receive the following qualification:

  • Vehicle Damage Panel Technician Level 3
  • Functional Skills in English & maths (if required)

Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle Damage Panel Technician
Level 3 (A level)

Employer

Bodyteq Ltd

 

Address

Unit 3 Brookmarsh Industrial Estate

London SE10 9QE

Date posted: 16/11/2020

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