Apprentice Vehicle Body Repair Technician S & D Pollit Ltd

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within a well-established family run vehicle repair centre based in Wigan.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    21 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

With over 40 years’ experience within the Auto Repair Industry S&D Pollitt are now looking for a Body Repair Technician to join the team!

A normal day would include:

  • Keeping work shop clean and tidy
  • Learning how to use the correct tools and equipment used in vehicle body repair
  • Removing and replacing structural motor vehicle body panels
  • Major repairs in motor vehicle body panels
  • Identifying and rectifying motor vehicle body misalignment
  • Assisting other members of staff in their work and being given on the job training
  • Ensuring work is carried out in a safe manner.

What you could go on to do:

  • Possible progression within the company and progression onto a higher level apprenticeship.

How you will be supported

  • Full training and support will be provided by our expert tutors and assessment staff at The Skills Company. You will also be assigned a mentor in the workplace who will pass on their skills and knowledge to you.

What will happen next

New applicants to The Skills Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:

  • More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
  • Any training you need to complete
  • What the next steps will be

How you could get there
If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Previous experience in body work and repair is preferable
  • Hardworking
  • Able to work under own initiative
  • Genuine interest in trade area
  • Knowledge and experience in workshop environment.

Personal qualities

  • Honest
  • Trustworthy
  • Reliable
  • Good timekeeping.

Qualifications required

  • Ideally grades GCSE C and above or equivalent qualifications.

Future prospects

Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship.

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): From April 2017 the ANMW was set at £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

We are an independent family run vehicle repair centre based in Wigan, Lancashire with over 40 years experience in the auto repair industry. We specialise in car, motorcycle and commercial vehicle repair and servicing for all makes and models. Our repair centre is equipped with the latest auto repair technology. We are manufacturer and insurer approved. We also have the highest available accreditation for vehicle body repair, the PAS 125 Thatcham British Standard Institute kitemark, ensuring the highest standards of workmanship.


S & D Pollit Ltd


Unit 15a

Bradley Lane



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Training provider

  • Full apprenticeship training provided
  • Working towards an Intermediate Level Apprenticeship gaining an NVQ Level 2 qualification in Motor Vehicle
  • Functional skills if required

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Body and Paint

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills Solutions Ltd

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Sep 2017