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Apprentice Vehicle Accident Repair Technician BCW REPAIR CENTRE LIMITED

Fix Auto are offering a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice Accident Repair Technician to join their busy bodyshop in Buckingham. 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: 30 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £216.40

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 08.00 - 17.00

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    30 months

  • Possible start date

    31 May 2022

  • Date posted

    05 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001787568

  • Positions

    1 available

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

  • Manual skills
  • Efficient
  • Communication
  • Eager to learn
  • Team work

Personal qualities

  • Mechanically minded
  • Interest in the body shop environment
  • Outgoing
  • Confident
  • Professional
  • Keen interest in the automotive industry

Desired qualifications

4 GCSEs at A*-D/9-3 including maths and English Language (or equivalent).

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 Buckingham has built a solid reputation in accident repair, consistently keeping pace with an ever-changing industry. Although the company has grown in size and joins an international network, it still maintains a family atmosphere and we are proud of our simplified claims process with your insurer, our quality commitment and our Fix Auto guarantee all combine to ensure your peace of mind.

Employer

BCW REPAIR CENTRE LIMITED

Address

Unit 1-2

Buckingham Court

Brackley

NN13 7EU

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Training

Training provider

NOTTINGHAM COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nottingham College

Contact

Nottingham College Apprenticeship Team

Multi-Skill Accident Repair standard - Level 3. The programme for the Multi-Skill Accident Repair Apprenticeship incorporates underpinning knowledge delivered in partnership and managed by EMTEC College. Apprentices will be required to have or achieve level 1 English and maths and to have taken level 2 English and maths tests prior to completion of their apprenticeship. Regular review and welfare visits from appointed 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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