Vehicle Body Repair Apprentice - Level 2 Paragon Fleet Solutions Limited

BCA have an exciting opportunity in their bodyshop, for an Apprentice Body Repair Technician. You will be mentored by their own fully qualified Senior Body Repair 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

    8am - 4pm, Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    29 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001302882

  • Positions

    1 available

You will receive first class training in all the latest repair techniques from BCA’s fully qualified Senior Body Repair Technicians. You will be that all important first contact for the customer who need your services after an accident.

Training will include:

  • Damage assessment
  • Job cards and assessment reports
  • Panel removal, repair and refit
  • Chassis alignment techniques
  • Welding and joining
  • Vehicle valeting

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 to ensure the customers car is in safe hands and has been restored to its previous pristine condition

Qualifications required

  • Good levels of English, Maths and ICT

Future prospects

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

Things to consider

An apprenticeship is a great way to bridge the gap between the student and working world This apprenticeship lasts for 18 months, but the skills you will learn will last a lifetime

About the employer

BCA Fleet Solutions (formerly The Paragon Group) 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

Paragon Fleet Solutions Limited

Address

Thurleigh Airfield Business Park

Thurleigh

Bedford

MK44 2YP

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Training provider

  • An Apprenticeship is a work-based training programme, so as well as working and being trained in BCA’s 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 Body
  • 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