Apprentice Vehicle Refinisher - Level 2 British Car Auctions Limited

BCA Fleet Solutions have an exciting opportunity in their bodyshop, for an apprentice paint sprayer. You will be mentored by their own fully qualified Senior Paint Technician in all the latest techniques.

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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    7:00am – 4:00pm, Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    27 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001282869

  • 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

No skills required as full training will be given, just bring your enthusiasm.

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.

Qualifications required

Good levels of English, Maths and ICT.

Future prospects

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?

Things to consider

This apprenticeship lasts for 18 months, but the skills you will learn will last a lifetime. The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

About the employer

BCA Fleet Solutions is a privately owned business providing a comprehensive, quality offering for vehicle manufacturers and fleet operators looking for a one-stop-shop for all their for manufacturer owned and captive fleets. All their sites have the capability to prepare, defleet and remarket vehicles. In total the business occupies six sites with 390 acres of storage and 630,000sq ft. of vehicle processing facilities. These resources, coupled with our skills and experience, makes them the market leading vehicle processing operator. Their fleet of 90 transporters and 150 single move drivers ensure that they have nationwide logistics coverage.

Employer

British Car Auctions Limited

Address

Lexus Remarketting Unit 7 - Toyota

Appletree Road

Banbury

OX17 1LL

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Training provider

An Apprenticeship is a work-based training programme, so as well as working and being trained in BCA bodyshop, you will also attend Remit’s Academy based near Pride Park in Derby, on a 5-day block release 4 times over the 18-month apprenticeship. You will also be assigned an Apprentice Development Coach who will visit you in the workplace, every 4-6 weeks, as part of our commitment to your development and to ensure you succeed.

  • VRQ & VCQ level 2 certificates in Vehicle Paint
  • Functional Skills in English, Maths & ICT (if required)

N.B All accommodation, food and travel costs are met by the Employer.

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Body and Paint

Training provider

REMIT GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Remit Ltd

Contact

Emily Draven emily.draven@remit.co.uk


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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017