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Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Apprentice Coachwork Renovations

Coachwork Renovations is offering a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice Vehicle Damage Paint Technician to join their team, learning how to carry out duties such as preparing, spraying and finishing vehicles that have been involved in collisions and/or other incidents in an efficient manner.

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Closing date: 28 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £193.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    39 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    17 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001822414

  • Positions

    1 available

Their role includes repair, surface preparation and painting to the manufacturer paint specification.

A technician is able to follow defined processes to restore the vehicle to a high-quality paint finish.

Demonstrating colour identification and select the correct materials such as primers, base coats and lacquers applied using spray equipment and utilising modern drying/curing techniques such as Ultra Violet (UV), Infrared and catalytic solutions used in the refinishing of vehicles. Create a safe
environment working efficiently and reducing waste.

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

This is an unrivalled opportunity with excellent training at Emtec College and superb future career
prospects.

Working for Coachwork Renovations Ltd, the successful candidate will repair, surface preparation
and painting to the manufacturer paint specification.

Duties will include:

  • Working alongside the current staff to repair and painting customer vehicles
  • Involvement in drying and curing techniques used in the finishing of vehicles
  • Calculation/estimation of paint volume requirements per job
  • Health & Safety and compliance requirements of a collision repair business, such as control of substances
  • 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
  • Training will take place via Emtec, Ruddington on a block release model 8 x per year

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • A keen interest in and knowledge of the motor vehicle industry
  • Mechanically minded with meticulous attention to detail
  • The willingness to also undertake basic duties as part of training
  • Housekeeping

Personal qualities

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A passion for the automotive industry
  • An enthusiasm to learn with an interest in development and progression
  • A 'can do' attitude
  • Some experience within an automotive workshop environment

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Driven
  • Hardworking
  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Able to use own initiative
  • A team player

Desired qualifications

4 GCSE's at grade A*-C/8-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English. Science and ICT are desirable.

Future prospects

Upon successful completion and review of the apprenticeship, you will have the opportunity to gain employment with the business.

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Coachwork Renovations Ltd Approved Accident Repair Centre is celebrating after being named as Citroen’s Independent Accident Repair Centre of the Year 2015, for their continued levels of service and customer care.

The company, which has been trading for over 40 years now and employs 48 people, beat off stiff competition from many Citroen Independent Approved Accident Repair Centres across the UK and was presented with the coveted award and a £500 prize to be used on a team event.

Launched in January 2015, the programme recognises excellence in accident repair and all Centres were measured on a monthly basis against a set of points scoring criteria and key performance indicators, such as customer satisfaction and technical training.

Employer

Coachwork Renovations

Address

Unit C1

Imperial Business Estate, West Mill

Gravesend

DA11 0DL

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Training

Training provider

NOTTINGHAM COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nottingham College

Contact

Nottingham College Apprenticeship Team

  • Nationally recognised qualifications - IMI Apprenticeship in Vehicle damage paint technician (Standard Level 3)
  • Functional Skills Level 2 (if required)

Regular review and welfare visits from our assessors who will observe all evidence opportunities that occur naturally in the workplace.

Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage paint technician

Level 3 (A level)


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