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Apprentice Accident Repair Technician UK CARBODY LIMITED

UK Carbody are offering a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice Accident Repair Technician to join their busy Bodyshop in Bristol Learning how to provide industry leading repair services to clients and provide them with support during the repair process.

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Closing date: 28 Aug 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

    Mon-Fri 08.30am 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    33 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    17 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001835060

  • Positions

    1 available

The comprehensive programme provides you with an exciting and challenging opportunity to achieve formal qualifications through extensive training, while in full-time employment. A Multi-Skilled Vehicle Accident Repair Technician repairs all elements of a vehicle after it has taken some type of collision damage.

 

This will involve learning the skills required to take an accident damaged vehicle through various stages of repair to the pre-accident condition. These fall into three main areas of skills training: MET-Mechanical, Electrical & Trim. Candidates will learn strip and refit processes of all main vehicle systems including air conditioning, vehicle alignment and Hybrid & Electric vehicle systems. Panel-repair. Candidates will learn to repair bodywork by replacing panels, filling defects and carrying out techniques such as welding, bond and riveting and correcting misalignment.

 

Paint-surface repair. Candidates will learn how to prepare surfaces and carry out paint refinishing through the following techniques; sealing, masking, priming, application of base coat & lacquer, repairing defects and polishing. Duties will include: Accurately and skillfully undertake all aspects of the motor vehicle body repair. Detect and diagnose any additional faults for further repair. Working under direct supervision at all times to achieve full competence and qualification. Ensure all work is completed safely and complies with manufacturer and British Standard industry guidelines Any other ad hoc duties and when required.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

· Manual skills · Efficient · Communication · Eager to learn · Team work

Personal qualities

  • Mechanically minded.
  • Interest in the body shop environment.
  • Outgoing 
  • Confident .
  • Professionalism.
  • Keen interest in the automotive industry.

Desired qualifications

4 GCSEs at A* - D / 9 to 3 including Maths and English Language (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, the role holder will progress to full-time employment with the company.


About the employer

UK Carbody fully accredited and highly acclaimed car body shop with a excellent reputation for high quality car body repairs in Bristol and the surrounding areas. The body shop is located West of Bristol city centre in Avonmouth & has excellent access to the M4 & M5 corridors, enabling us to quickly reach Bristol, Weston Super Mare and South Wales.

Our brand-new Bristol car body repair centre is an insurance approved accident repair centre for the Bristol area. Every week our body shop carries out body repairs to all makes of vehicle including Ford, Vauxhall, and Volkswagen, as well as prestige marques such as Mercedes, Audi and BMW, and our qualified technicians are fully trained to use our state-of-the-art car body repair equipment.

Employer

UK CARBODY LIMITED

Address

2

Third Way

Bristol

BS11 9HL

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Training

Training provider

NOTTINGHAM COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nottingham College

Contact

Nottingham College Apprenticeship Team

The programme for the Multi-Skill Accident Repair Apprenticeship incorporates underpinning knowledge delivered in partnership and managed by EMTEC College. Multi-Skill Accident Repair Standard - Level 3 Apprentices will be required to have or achieve level 1 English and maths and to have taken level 2 English and maths tests prior to completion of their apprenticeship Regular review and welfare visits from appointed 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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