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Apprentice Vehicle Paint Technician OC Motor Repairs

A start up career opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated individual looking to enter the motor vehicle body and paint repair industry. Specialising in a wide variety of vehicles within modern, fully equipped workshops, using the latest technology to learn and develop valuable skills in paint refinishing and repair.

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

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday between 8.30am - 5.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Apr 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The apprentice Paint Refinisher to train/work alongside existing skilled staff in the Paint department reporting to the workshop controller or depot manager daily.

In addition to training and assisting in the paint department you will carry out general housekeeping duties.

You will mainly work with a chosen mentor in the paint department with duties to include:

  • 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

  • Communication
  • Listening
  • Team Building
  • Literacy
  • Problem Solving
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Manual Dexterity 

Personal qualities

  • Good level of physical fitness
  • Hard working, with a desire to learn
  • Enthusiastic
  • Organised
  • Self-motivated and good use of initiative
  • Trustworthy
  • Honesty

Desired qualifications

GCSE grade A*/9-D/3 in English Language & Maths or equivalents qualifications.

Future prospects

Sustained employment for the candidate who is prepared to work hard, learn and develop through instruction and practice but also contribute with enthusiasm for the job role.

About the employer

A motor vehicle accident repair centre.


OC Motor Repairs


Houghton Road


S25 4JJ

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sheffield College


Stewart Parsisson

  • Apprentice Standard Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Level 3
  • End Point Assessment
  • Attend Sheffield College - Olive Grove Campus 1 day per week in term time

Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage paint technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Jan 2022