Vehicle Paint Refinisher Apprentice - Level 2 NEW PLATT MOTORS LIMITED

New Platt Motors 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: 25 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, 8:30am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    06 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC091059573

  • 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

New Platt Motors works with private owners, insurers, fleet companies and specialist accident management companies, handling major and minor repairs to any make and model of vehicle.

Not only has our reputation grown over the years, but so has the size of our business. All repairs are carried out by our highly qualified staff, dedicated to providing excellent service at a competitive price

Employer

NEW PLATT MOTORS LIMITED

Address

Chapel Street

Northwich

CW9 6DA

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Training provider

  • An Apprenticeship is a work-based training programme, so as well as working and being trained in New Platts' 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

Emily Draven


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: 25 Oct 2017