Vehicle Paint Technician Apprenticeship Adams Morey Limited

Adams Morey 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.

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

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Closing date: 30 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

    8-5, Days TBC

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    04 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC091059450

  • 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 are crying out for highly skilled Paint 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

Yes, we started selling trucks in 1973 when DAF first came into the UK market. What we learned then was that people who run commercial vehicles live in a very fast, demanding and competitive environment that means they work long hours juggling the varying priorities of traffic, drivers’ hours, customer needs, legislation, breakdowns and so on, whilst trying to make a living at the same time. We also quickly realised that our customers know far more about trucks than we ever will so the legendary “motor trade” bull and jackanory culture just wouldn’t wash.

So we decided that we would redefine what being a truck dealer was all about and commit ourselves to the highest quality of product and service that we could possibly manage in the belief that if this gave value to the customer, we would be successful as a business. Our belief in COMMITMENT, QUALITY and VALUE has grown our business from nothing to one that employs over 300 people dedicated to commercial vehicles, operating from eight locations and with a turnover in excess of £80 million.

Employer

Adams Morey Limited

Address

The Causeway

Southampton

SO15 0DR

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Training provider

  • An Apprenticeship is a work-based training programme, so as well as working and being trained in Adams Morey 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

Hannah Lloyd


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply


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

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017