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Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Apprenticeship Read Motor

This vacancy is for a Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Apprenticeship based in Burnley, Lancashire. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

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Closing date: 25 Feb 2022

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

    40 Hours per week - Working week to be confirmed at interview

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Mar 2022

  • Date posted

    28 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001769892

  • Positions

    1 available

This vacancy is for a Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Apprenticeship based in Burnley, Lancashire. 

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard is suitable for aspiring technicians looking to specialise in accident repair. 

Apprentices can gain expertise in the general principles of spray painting technology, paint composition, paint mixing and the various methods of paint spraying vehicles.

Designed with different learning styles in mind, ensures apprentices are fully engaged and prepared for their End-Point Assessment (EPA). 

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

A Vehicle Damage Paint Technician works in the vehicle body repair sector of the motor industry. 

The role is to prepare, spray and finish vehicles that have been involved in collisions and other incidents, in an efficient manner. 

The vehicles can include cars/light commercial vehicles. 

This includes ensuring correct colour match and final finish to the company and customer's exacting standards. 

This is usually within a collision repair workshop or smart repair workshop/mobile repair micro business, working alongside another fully qualified Paint Technician.

The general duties within this role may include:

  • Undertake appropriate job preparation prior to commencing repair e.g. substrate surface preparation, paint volume calculation etc.
  • Correctly identify the substrate materials to be refinished e.g. plastic, steel, aluminium etc.
  • Interpret relevant technical data and methods to create paint manufactures specified application
  • Use refinishing materials following paint manufacturer specifications to reinstate vehicle finish back to high quality
  • Identify and operate the correct repair tools, equipment and devices used in the process e.g. mixing systems, paint booths, UV lamps and spray equipment
  • Follow all company safe working practices and adhere to all Health and safety policies and procedures

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Very good practical ability
  • Planning and Organising
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work to tight and sometimes conflicting deadlines
  • Ability to prioritise and use own initiative
  • Very good eye for detail
  • Able to work as a team
  • Problem solving

Personal qualities

  • Embracing Change
  • Punctuality
  • Adding Value
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Personal Accountability
  • Productivity
  • Team working and Collaboration
  • Effective communication

Desired qualifications

GCSE grade C or level 4 and above in Maths, English and a Science or equivalent qualifications.

Future prospects

  • To become a fully qualified Vehicle Damage Paint Technician
  • IMI Accredited Paint technician
  • Workshop Team Leader
  • Foreman
  • Vehicle Damage Assessor
  • Bodyshop Manager

Things to consider

Please do not contact Company direct. 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

Read Motor Body Centre Ltd is a car repair based in Read, England. Read Motor Body Centre Ltd is located at Hambledon View, Read, Burnley.

Employer

Read Motor

Address

Hambledon View

Burnley

BB12 7PD

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Training

Training provider

TRAINING 2000 LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Training 2000 Ltd

Contact

Kelly Porter 0125454659

Vehicle damage paint technician level 3.

Work based training and mentoring.

Off-site theory and practical training on a block release basis.

Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage paint technician

Level 3 (A level)


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