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Vehicle Body and Paint Repair Apprentice Great B Accident Repair Centre Ltd

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the right candidates to work in a busy accident repair centre, working in the paint refinishing, panel and mechanical and internal body repairs. To carry out a whole range of repairs, from paint, dent removal to major accident damage.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £150.50

    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, hours to be discussed in the interview.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    11 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001722823

  • Positions

    1 available

  • Body Repair Technicians (Panel beaters) repair and replace vehicle bodywork which has either been damaged in a collision or deliberately damaged
  • Prepping
  • Masking
  • Cleaning
  • Filler
  • Paint 
  • Mixing / blending

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Trustworthy
  • Keen interest in cars

Personal qualities

  • Polite 
  • Reliable

Desired qualifications

  • Must hold A* to C/9 to 4 GCSE, or equivalents, in maths and English

Future prospects

  • Possibility to progress to Level 3 Technicians role

Things to consider

  • Very practical work, so must enjoy practical tasks
  • Can be dusty, so if you have dust and skin allergies think before you apply

About the employer

Recently moved from Dudley Port to Great Bridge specialising in:

  • Paint Treatment / Body Repair
  • Valet Services
  • Vehicle Diagnostics
  • Paint-less Dent Removal

Employer

Great B Accident Repair Centre Ltd

Address

183

Great Bridge Street

West Bromwich

B70 0DJ

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Training

Training provider

SANDWELL COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sandwell College

Contact

Laura Hancox 0121 667 5018 Laura.Hancox@sandwell.ac.uk

Level 2 Diploma in Body and Paint will include:

  • Skills in health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment
  • Skills in materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices used in the automotive environment
  • Knowledge of health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment
  • Skills in removing and fitting motor mechanical, electrical and trim components to vehicles
  • Skills in removing and fitting non permanently fixed motor vehicle body panels
  • Automotive paint mixing and application
  • Spray gun set up and techniques
  • Rectification of paint defects
  • Knowledge applying topcoats and lacquers
  • Removing and refitting of exterior body panels
  • Removing and refitting of non-permanent, fixed motor body panels
  • Functional Skills if needed

Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage paint technician

Level 3 (A level)


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