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Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Apprentice REVIVE! AUTO INNOVATIONS (WEST LINCS) LIMITED

Revive! Auto Innovations (West Lincs) Ltd is offering a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice SMART Paint/Wheel Technician to join their team in North Hykeham.

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Closing date: 21 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

    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, 8.30am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    18 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001726607

  • Positions

    1 available

The Apprentice role includes repair, surface preparation and painting vehicle bodywork and repair, surface preparation and painting/diamond cutting and powder coating vehicle wheels. An Apprentice will learn colour identification and selecting the correct materials such as primers, base coats and lacquers applied using spray equipment and utilising other techniques including powder coating and diamond cutting in the refinishing of vehicles whilst ensuring a safe environment and always working efficiently.

The comprehensive development programme provides apprentices with an exciting and challenging opportunity to achieve formal qualifications, while in full-time employment with excellent training at Nottingham College and superb future career prospects.

Duties will include:

  • Working alongside the current staff to complete cosmetic repairs on customer vehicles
  • Preparation of surfaces for repair
  • Involvement in drying and curing techniques used in the refinishing of vehicles
  • Using techniques to match colours of vehicles and make colour changes
  • Health & Safety and compliance requirements of a cosmetic vehicle repair business, such as control of substances
  • Identifying and operating the correct repair tools, equipment and devices used in the processes e.g. mixing systems, paint booths, UV lamps, spray, powder coating and diamond cutting equipment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • A keen interest in and knowledge of the motor vehicle industry

Personal qualities

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A driving licence
  • Good communication skills
  • Interest in motor vehicles
  • An enthusiasm to learn
  • Attention to detail

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Hardworking
  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Able to use own initiative
  • A team player

Desired qualifications

  • 4 GCSEs at grade A*-C / 9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English. Science and ICT are desirable

Future prospects

  • Upon successful completion and review of the apprenticeship, you will have the opportunity to gain employment with Revive! West Lincs

Things to consider

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

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Revive! West Lincs Ltd offers a base at North Hykeham alongside mobile services for vehicle cosmetic bodywork and wheel repairs.

Revive! West Lincs accredited technicians work out of specially adapted vans using the most advanced and innovative products to produce a quality repair at a fraction of the price of a traditional bodyshop alongside a Rapid Repair Centre at North Hykeham completing powder coating, diamond cutting. 

Employer

REVIVE! AUTO INNOVATIONS (WEST LINCS) LIMITED

Address

Unit D, Westminster Industrial Estate

Station Road,

North Hykeham

Lincoln

LN6 3QY

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Training

Training provider

NOTTINGHAM COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nottingham College

Contact

Nottingham College Apprenticeship Team

Accident Repair Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Functional Skills Level 2 (if required) Regular review and welfare visits from our assessors who will observe all evidence opportunities that occur naturally in the workplace

Apprenticeship standard

Accident repair technician

Level 3 (A level)


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