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Accident Repair Technician Apprentice FIX Auto Crawley

Fix Auto are offering a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice Accident Repair Technician to join their busy bodyshop in Crawley. Learning how to provide industry leading repair services to clients and provide them with support during the repair process.

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Closing date: 10 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £260.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 08:00 - 17:00.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    33 months

  • Possible start date

    17 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001768791

  • Positions

    1 available

Do you want a dynamic and exciting career in the automotive industry?

Fix Auto are offering a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice Accident Repair Technician to join their busy Bodyshop in Crawley. Learning how to provide industry leading repair services to clients and provide them with support during the repair process.

The Role: Long Description.

The comprehensive programme provides you with an exciting and challenging opportunity to achieve formal qualifications through extensive training, while in full-time employment.

A Multi-Skilled Vehicle Accident Repair Technician repairs all elements of a vehicle after it has taken some type of collision damage. This will involve learning the skills required to take an accident damaged vehicle through various stages of repair to the pre-accident condition.

These fall into three main areas of skills training:

  • MET-Mechanical, Electrical & Trim. Candidates will learn strip and refit processes of all main vehicle systems including air conditioning, vehicle alignment and Hybrid & Electric vehicle systems
  • Panel-repair. Candidates will learn to repair bodywork by replacing panels, filling defects, and carrying out techniques such as welding, bond and riveting and correcting misalignment
  • Paint-surface repair. Candidates will learn how to prepare surfaces and carry out paint refinishing through the following techniques: sealing, masking, priming, application of base coat & lacquer, repairing defects and polishing

Duties will include:

  • Accurately and skilfully undertake all aspects of the motor vehicle body repair
  • Detect and diagnose any additional faults for further repair
  • Working under direct supervision at all times to achieve full competence and qualification
  • Ensure all work is completed safely and complies with manufacturer and British Standard industry guidelines
  • Any other ad-hoc duties and when required

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication skills
  • Manual skills

Personal qualities

  • Eager to learn
  • Teamwork
  • Mechanically minded
  • Interest in the body shop environment.
  • Outgoing
  • Confident
  • Professional
  • Keen interest in the automotive industry
  • Efficient

Desired qualifications

4 GCSEs at grades D/3 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English Language.

Future prospects

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, the role holder will progress to full-time employment with the company.


About the employer

Fix Auto Crawley is an expert in car body repair and collision repair for all types of vehicles. Our body shop in Crawley guarantees your cars body repair for life. Being part of Fix Auto's international network of body shops, we have established a reputation respected by many insurers. If you are from Crawley or elsewhere, call or visit our collision centre in Crawley for a free estimate on any accident repair or auto body repair.

Employer

FIX Auto Crawley

Address

35

East Park

Crawley

RH10 6AN

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Training

Training provider

NOTTINGHAM COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nottingham College

Contact

Nottingham College Apprenticeship Team

Level 3 Accident Repair Technician apprenticeship standard.

Apprenticeship standard

Accident repair technician

Level 3 (A level)


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