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Body Panel Apprenticeship Theoco

Apprentices will be working alongside fully qualified body panel technicians to be fully trained repairing and replacing damaged panels using approved techniques including gas, electric and plastic welding.

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Closing date: 30 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.40

    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-Friday, 9am – 5pm including some weekends

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    30 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001818906

  • Positions

    1 available

Vehicle Body Panel Technician Apprentices are trained to repair and replace damaged panels using approved techniques, including gas, electric and plastic welding up to B.S.I certification, whilst also gaining knowledge and experience repairing damaged vehicles using specialist body jigs and tooling. In addition, the Apprentice will develop skills/awareness of estimating, an essential function for a body shop's profitability.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Full training will be provided, no skills required.

Personal qualities

A keen interest in the cars and an urge to learn about the mechanics of light vehicles.

Desired qualifications

Minimum of 3 GCSEs or equivalent (A*-C or 9-4 preferable).

Future prospects

A full time career within the automotive industry with many opportunities to progress to positions of authority. The opportunities are endless. By having a highly regarded set of skills, Apprentices can go on to develop their career within the specific interests they may have, whether it be progressing through their dealership, working towards a job within motorsport.


About the employer

An independent garage with a fully equipped workshop that provides an ideal training environment for a Trainee Body and Paint Technician.

Employer

Theoco

Address

498

Church Lane

London

NW9 8UA

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Training

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet

Contact

Jamie rogan 01923 216165 jamie.rogan@skillnet.org.uk

Not only will Apprentices be working and be trained within the garage they will attend a Ford approved college four times a year for two week periods to work towards to achieve their Ford Masters Technical Certificate at VRQ Level 3. An advisor will visit at least every 4-6 weeks as part of a close support network to ensure that Apprentices are both enjoying and succeeding in their course. An Apprentice’s training includes:

Industry recognised standard qualification.

  • Key Skills (IT, Communication and Application of Number)
  • VRQ Level 3
  • Vocational related qualification (technical certificate)

Apprenticeship standard

Accident repair technician

Level 3 (A level)


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