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Apprentice Panel Technician (Accident Repair - Body) East Bilney Coachworks

East Bilney Coachworks are renowned across the East of England, with a well earned reputation for quality service & results. Would you like to join them? The Norwich North workshop is looking to hire a Panel Apprentice, gaining the knowledge & skills to repair car bodywork to it's former showroom glory. Supported to gain a Level 3 qualification.

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Closing date: 02 Jul 2022

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

    40 hours per week - shifts to be discussed

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    09 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    31 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The main duties of the role will include, but are not limited to:

  • Helping to assess the damage and decide the appropriate work to be done
  • Smoothing out dents in panels
  • Filling small holes or rusted areas with filler 
  • Basic welding
  • Bending and remodelling panels
  • Refinishing the repair to match surrounding areas
  • Keeping a record of all work completed to show customers
  • General housekeeping
  • General administration

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Great communication skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Practical mind-set
  • The ability to problem solve

Personal qualities

  • Team player
  • Punctual
  • Hard working with a strong work ethic
  • Flexible

Desired qualifications

GCSEs or equivalent A-C or 4 to 9 including English and maths preferred.

Future prospects

Career progression is available for the right candidate.

Things to consider

We ask that all applications are made directly through this website (Apprenticeship Vacancies).  Any applications that are made directly to the employer will jeopardise your chance of an Apprenticeship with this employer and will not be considered as part of the selection process.

This qualification will include and End Point Assessment with an independent EPA Assessor from the Awarding Body.

About the employer

As one of the UK's leading repair groups, East Bilney Coachworks is dedicated to delivering a premium service and quality repairs.

Based in the East of England, East Bilney Coachworks combines the use of state-of-the-art and conventional technologies to repair a varying range of vehicle types. Our sole aim is to offer our customers the complete repair solution and is supported through our continued investment in technology and training, as well as our ability to remain flexible and dynamic amidst evolving market trends.

Since trading began in 1975, East Bilney Coachworks has maintained strong working relationships with many insurers and manufacturers, whilst enhancing our constantly expanding customer base year upon year.


East Bilney Coachworks


51-55 Hurricane Way



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Training provider

Nova Training

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nova Training Ltd


Amy Purkiss 07891 315 956

  • Vehicle Damage Panel Technician Level 3
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills
  • Functional Skill maths / English (if required)
  • 20% Off the Job Training

Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage panel technician

Level 3 (A level)

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