Apprentice Vehicle Paint Refinisher - Level 2 S H B HIRE Ltd

SHB Southampton 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: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

  • Working week

    Monday-Friday, 8:30-17:00

    Total hours per week: 38.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    06 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC091059673

  • 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.

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

SHB’s diverse, specialist fleet together with national coverage and flexible packages deliver an unbeatable customer driven range of services.

Employer

S H B HIRE Ltd

Address

Mill Lane

Southampton

SO16 0YE

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Training provider

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

Bhavneet Thamu


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: 29 Sep 2017