Automotive Glazing Apprentice Essex Glass & Windscreens Ltd

We are looking for a motivated individual to pursue a career in the Automotive Industry.

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Closing date: 13 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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

    8.00-17.00 Monday - Friday approx 40 hrs a week 8.00-12.30 Saturday - Pending on how many hours worked during the week Total hours per week: 40.00 Total hours per week: 40.00

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    14 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Great opportunity to complete an apprenticeship with an expanding local windscreen replacement company. Working towards a level 2 NVQ qualification. The successful candidate will be trained on the job with assessment and support through the IWA Academy.

Duties will include:

  • Loading and unloading glass.
  • Assisting with the removal and refitting of windscreens & body glass into vehicles. 
  • Assisting customers.
  • Keeping the office and vans in a good safe order.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Previous experince is not neccesy, however good communication with staff, colleges and customer and hands on approach.

Personal qualities

Intrested in motor vehicles and a ability to think for themselves


Qualifications required

  • No formal qualifications required

Future prospects

Full time employment

Things to consider

Physical work, Heavy lifting Working outdoors Assisting with mobile call out work Following orders working as part of a team Ability to work under pressure

About the employer

Vehicle glass replacement and repair.


Essex Glass & Windscreens Ltd


Unit 3

Blackhall Hamberts Road



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Training provider

  • An Automotive Glazing Apprenticeship at level 2 will be achieved the qualification will take a minimum of a year and one day to achieve and you will be trained on all the necessary skills to carry out repairs or replacements of windscreens independently.
  • You will also be trained on current Health and Safety and Functional skills in Maths and English we be delivered if not already achieved.

Apprenticeship framework

Glass Industry

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The Independent Windscreen Academy

Other information

Company uniform and general safety wear will be provided.

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.30 per hour (From October 1st 2016 this will be increasing by 3% to £3.40 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.

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Closing date: 13 Oct 2017