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Panel Beater / Technician Apprentice Brydens Garage

Brydens Garage are looking to take on Panel Beater/ Technician Apprentice and take on duties which will include Filling, welding of panels, strip and rebuild panel off vehicles. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.

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Closing date: 14 Nov 2021

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 - Thursday, 8.00am - 5pm, 30 minutes lunch break. Friday, 8.00am - 2.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    15 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    02 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • Remove damaged panels
  • Refit new/repaired panels
  • Powder coating process
  • Alloy wheel refurbishment
  • Wearing the correct uniform and footwear
  • Making sure their working bay is clean at all times
  • To read a job card and correctly learn the methods, gain knowledge of the material
  • To follow health and safety regulations at all times

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication & listening skills
  • Problem solver and have attention to detail
  • Good practical skills
  • Be safety conscious
  • Be patient & well organised
  • The ability to work as part of a team, supporting a number of colleagues
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions

Personal qualities

  • The apprentice should be punctual, arriving each morning on time
  • Ambition
  • Enthusiasm
  • Honesty
  • A great work ethic

Desired qualifications

Must have GCSEs, Functional Skills or Key Skills at grade C/4 or above in English and maths (or equivalent).

Future prospects

May be a permanent position.

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

About the employer

Brydens are a well established family run garage that has been around for 30 years, we are based only 1 mile outside of the city center of Leeds and provide a range of services from MOT, Accident Repairs & Vehicle Services. Busy insurance Bodyshop with a trusted name in Leeds for 40 years. We specialise in all types of vehicle body repairs, 4x Wheel alignment and AOAS recalibration to major insurance companies an detail customers.


Brydens Garage



Wellington Road


LS12 1DX

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Leeds City College


Leeds City College 0113 284 6464

Level 3 Vehicle Damage Panel Technician Standard.

You will receive support from a mentor who will oversee your work­ based learning programme. This apprenticeship will be delivered through work based learning.

Successful candidates will learn the skills/ knowledge required to be successful within this role. They will also receive a visit once a month in their place of work from their assessor, where delivery will take place on a one to one basis.

In addition learners will need to be allocated 20% of their contracted hours per week to concentrate on any development activities set.

College will support and coach the apprentice through the apprenticeship standard. We will oversee the teaching and learning around the knowledge, behaviours and skills elements. We will manage the apprentice’s OneFile account ensuring targets, milestones and deadlines are achieved.

Other off the job training will be monitored through the one file, Practical training, shadowing, mentoring, industry visits. Learning support and time spent writing assessments/assignments will also be coached and monitored.

Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage panel technician

Level 3 (A level)

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