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Apprentice Vehicle Damage Panel Technician (Bodywork) Darren Waldridge & Samantha Waldridge

DJW Coachworks, specialised in all aspects of vehicle repair and recognised as one of the leading repairers in London are looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious apprentice to work for their company. The apprentice will also be undertaking level 3 Vehicle Damage Panel Technician.

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Closing date: 20 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

    Monday - Friday: 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    17 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

To assist qualified technicians and mechanics in all Body shop repairs and finishing.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Repair or replace accident damaged panels on vehicles
  • To ensure the repair of motor vehicles of all types is carried out to motor manufacturer industry standards or repair methods
  • Work efficiently and produce quality work
  • Be able to manage your own workload, working within set deadlines
  • Must have great communication skills and be able to work dynamically within a team environment
  • Display high levels of health and safety awareness and ensure all machinery is operated correctly

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Some Motor Vehicle knowledge
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Good Organisational skills

Personal qualities

  • Hard Working
  • Punctual
  • Motivated 
  • Enthusiastic and willing to learn

Desired qualifications

  • English and maths at GCSE level 4/C or equivalent

Future prospects

  • After completion of the apprenticeship, to be a fully qualified Panel Technician. There is also opportunity to progress to higher level qualification

About the employer

DJW Coachworks, a first class accident repair centre on the High Street in Welling. We are independent specialists in all aspects of vehicle repair and are recognised as one of the leading repairers in London. We offer free estimates and we are open for business between 8:30am and 6:00pm, Monday to Friday. Please give us a call or drop in for an estimate, we are always happy to help.

We repair all car makes and models as well as some light commercial vehicles.

DJW Coachworks was founded in Bermondsey in 1988 and has been successful ever since, thanks to consistently maintaining a reputation for excellence.

We have a team of highly skilled technicians – all of our staff are very experienced in their chosen fields and we all take great pride in our work, so you can be assured that we will take expert care of your car.

We use the latest methods and products to ensure high quality repairs.


Darren Waldridge & Samantha Waldridge


Bonners Yard

Welling High Street


DA16 1TR

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Motor Industry Training


Ifza Parvaz 01932 341416

  • Level 3 Vehicle Damage Panel Technician Appreticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills in English and maths if required

Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage panel technician

Level 3 (A level)

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