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Apprentice Vehicle Paint Refinishing Technician (35240) Stratton Smart

A fantastic opportunity has arisen with Stratton Smart. They have a need for an Apprentice Vehicle Paint Refinishing Technician in their busy vehicle workshop.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 15 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, Shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    25 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    16 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

A normal day would include:

  • Keeping the workshop clean & tidy
  • You will be taught how to use tools & equipment used in the workshop.
  • You will learn safe working procedures in the workshop
  • You will assist other operatives with their work whilst receiving on the job training
  • You will learn about preparing materials for painting
  • You will learn how to repair minor Paint Defects
  • You will learn how to apply fillers and foundation materials.
  • You will learn how to mix and match colours, blend and apply topcoats

What you could go on to do:

  • Possible progression within the company 

How you will be supported:

  • Full training and support will be provided by our expert tutors and assessment staff at The Growth Company. You will also be assigned a mentor in the workplace who will pass on their skills and knowledge to you

What will happen next:

New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:

  • More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
  • Any training you need to complete
  • What the next steps will be

How you could get there:

  • If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • To have a keen & genuine interest in the Automotive Trade
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Team working skills
  • Good Communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Punctuality
  • Reliability
  • Honesty
  • Disciplined attitude is required

Desired qualifications

  • Grades C/4 and above in GCSE maths and English

Future prospects

  • Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship

About the employer

Stratton Smart has gained an outstanding reputation for our commitment to providing motorists in the North West with outstanding vehicle repair services through our experienced technicians.

We work alongside the UK’s leading insurers, as well as private vehicle owners, to carry out repairs on all makes and models of cars and light commercial vehicles.

We have a team of qualified professionals, trained in all areas of the vehicle repair process, who work exceptionally hard to ensure our services are kept at the level that our customers expect.

Our technicians have the necessary skills and competencies in all areas of Vehicle Damage Assessment, Panel repair and replacement, and Paint Refinishing.


Stratton Smart


Canal Side Business Centre Unit 1g

Green Lane



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Training provider

The Growth Company

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills Solutions Ltd

Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Advanced Level Apprenticeship gaining a Level 3 qualification, Vehicle Paint Technician.

Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage paint technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 15 Jul 2022