Body Repair Technician Apprenticeship Apollo Motor Group

At the Apollo Motor Group we offer a fully comprehensive service for all major approved Insurance companies across the South Coast.

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

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Closing date: 27 Oct 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

    40 hours, Days and Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    04 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC091059538

  • Positions

    1 available

The Company has progressively grown requiring relocation to larger premises in Portsmouth in 1999 and expanding with the inclusion of an additional site in Portsmouth in 2001, Chichester and Yeovil in 2004, Southampton in 2005, CBS Chichester in 2007, Basingstoke and Tonbridge in 2008 and Bexhill in 2009, plus a new Horsham site in 2011. Our company is dedicated to exceeding customer expectation, and have the measures in place to continually improve our services.

  • Assessing the level of damage
  • Making decisions whether to repair or replace panels
  • Removing damaged panels
  • Repairing damaged chassis and panels
  • Keeping logs of work carried out and keeping customers informed

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

To become a Body Repair Technician, you will need to demonstrate:

  • Excellent practical skills
  • The ability to work quickly but also pay attention to detail
  • The ability to work well in a team and on your own
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to follow written and verbal instructions

Personal qualities

  • Determined: able to recognise the opportunity afforded by the apprenticeship and willing to commit to success
  • Analytical: able to approach problems logically
  • Compliant: prepared to accept leadership and direction
  • Empathetic: able to get on with colleagues
  • Diligent: determined to get things right first time with close attention to quality
  • Persistent: able to balance priorities so that, whilst at work the job comes first
  • Integrity: is honest with self and others

Qualifications required

  • There are no entry requirements to apply, however you will need to complete initial assessments in English, Maths and ICT

Future prospects

This is a long term company with a chance of a progression to complete level 3 at the end of the 2 year qualification.

Things to consider

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?

About the employer

Our client is looking for a motivated individual to join them as a Vehicle Body Repair Level 2 Apprentice. This is a fantastic opportunity for enthusiastic people to kick start their career within the automotive industry.

Employer

Apollo Motor Group

Address

22 Boathouse Meadow Business Park

Salisbury

SP2 7LD

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Training provider

  • This course usually takes two years to gain an NVQ/VCQ Level 2
  • You will shadow qualified Technicians so that you are able to learn first-hand how to repair faults and damage
  • You will also get the opportunity to assist in the repair work
  • Once you pass your assessments and progress through your course you will be able to start completing tasks on your own
  • To ensure you are competent in completing tasks on your own a Remit assessor will visit you periodically at the work place to complete assessment testing with you

Training is delivered to suit the needs of every apprentice and their employer, where possible, and includes:

  • On-the-job supported study
  • E-learning
  • Distance learning and self-study
  • Classroom sessions
  • Off-the-job training
  • Block training

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Body and Paint

Training provider

REMIT GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Remit Ltd

Contact

Matthew Nightingale


Other information

An apprenticeship is a great way to bridge the gap between the student and working world. This apprenticeship lasts for 2 years, but the skills you will learn will last a lifetime.

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 27 Oct 2017