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Paint and Panel Technician Apprenticeship Abbotts Car Repairs Ltd

This vacancy is for a Panel Beater / Sprayer Apprentice based in Blackburn. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

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Closing date: 29 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

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    08 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    09 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001732149

  • Positions

    1 available

This vacancy is for a Panel Beater / Sprayer Apprentice based in Blackburn. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

This exciting opportunity is the ideal for someone looking for a structured supportive and challenging apprenticeship and we are looking for motivated and enthusiastic people to join our dynamic teams.

The apprenticeship covers technical needs for basic body repair techniques and procedures. It provides essential knowledge and skills for the body repairer working on a wide range of vehicles in all types of garages, dealerships, and specialist body repair shops. 

The learning programme involves learners studying both the theory and practical aspects, including removing and fitting permanent and non-permanent fixed body panels and components carrying out minor repairs to body panels and resistance spot welding.

Learners will also gain a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace and other skills associated with working in a garage.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Very good practical skills
  • Planning and organising skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Embracing change
  • Adding value
  • Ethics and integrity
  • Personal accountability
  • Productivity
  • Team working and collaboration
  • Problem-solving
  • Ability to work to tight and sometimes conflicting deadlines
  • Ability to prioritise and use own initiative
  • Very good attention to detail
  • Able to work as a team
  • Punctuality

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths, English, and a science.

Future prospects

To become a fully qualified Vehicle Damage Panel Technician.

Could progress to:

  • IMI Accredited Panel technician
  • Workshop Team Leader
  • Foreman
  • Vehicle Damage Assessor
  • Accident Repair Centre Manager

Things to consider

Please do not contact the company directly.

Please note:

We reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we have received a suitable number of applications from which to make a shortlist.

Please ensure you apply ASAP if you wish to be considered for this role.


About the employer

Abbotts Car Repairs Ltd are a successful accident repair centre based in Blackburn, Lancashire.

Employer

Abbotts Car Repairs Ltd

Address

Units 1-5

Blackburn

BB2 4BA

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Training

Training provider

TRAINING 2000 LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Training 2000 Ltd

Contact

Kelly Porter 01254 54659 kelly.porter@t2000.co.uk

Level 3 Accident Repair Technician apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Work-based training and mentoring. Off-site theory and practical training on a day release basis.

Apprenticeship standard

Accident repair technician

Level 3 (A level)


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