Apprentice Paint Refinishing Technician OC Motor Repairs

Apprentice Paint Refinishing Technician to work and train within a busy vehicle repair and restoration company.

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Closing date: 24 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £162.00 - £282.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage rates are £4.05 an hour for 16 - 17 year olds, £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

    40 Hours Monday to Friday including 1 day attendance at college. Times TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    84 weeks

  • Possible start date

    26 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    22 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Apprentice Paint Refinishing Technician to train/work alongside existing skilled staff in the workshop. Will report to the workshop controller or manager daily. In addition to training and assisting in the workshop you will carry out general housekeeping duties. You will mainly work as part of a workshop team carrying out various duties.

Duties will include

  • Panel preparation for the paint process
  • Primer/top coat application and fault rectification
  • Panel strip/fit, filler repair

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Information Technology, Communication Skills, Numeracy Skills, Public Speaking Skills, Listening, Literacy Skills, Problem Solving Skills, Organisational Skills, Manual Work Skills.

Personal qualities

Non Smoker. Professionalism. Hard working team player with a desire to learn. Enthusiastic. Organised. Self-motivated and good use of initiative. Trustworthy. Honesty.

Qualifications required

Must have a minimum of 3 GCSEs at grade D or above for level 2, including English and Maths (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Progress on to a level 3 Paint Refinishing qualification (21 months). Become a skilled and valued member of the workshop team.

Things to consider

The position can be physically demanding and dirty at times. A high level of attention to detail and quality is also expected at all times. Must be 100% sure of the travelling involved to the company based in S25 and The Sheffield College in S2.

About the employer

A motor vehicle accident repair centre.


OC Motor Repairs


Houghton Road


S25 4JJ

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Diploma in accident Paint Refinishing competences (practical competences)
  • Level 2 Diploma in accident Paint Refinishing principles (theory and exams)
  • Level 1 Functional skills (Maths, English and ICT) if required

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Body and Paint

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sheffield College


Bob Taylor

Employer's Application Instructions

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Closing date: 24 Oct 2017