Vehicle Paint Apprentice Kent Auto Panels Ltd
Apprentices will be working alongside fully qualified body paint technicians to be fully trained in preparing and painting repaired panels. You'll be responsible for undertaking paint repair and restoration work on all makes of motor vehicles, whilst achieving the highest standards possible.
Closing date: 01 Oct 2022
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 40.00
Possible start date
02 Oct 2022
15 Jun 2022
Level 3 (A level)
Vehicle Paint Technician Apprentices are trained to prepare and paint panels using approved techniques, B.S.I certification and also gaining knowledge and experience in smart repairs.
Apprentices duties will involve working with a senior paint technician to do the following:
- Dipping and spraying - spray painting involves operating a spray gun and other machinery
- They use formulas to mix the paint that goes into the spray gun. They adjust the flow and viscosity of their paint and control the air pressure to the spray gun by adjusting the nozzle
- Other job duties include properly disposing of hazardous waste, following colour charts and removing rust. Paint technicians must disassemble, clean and reassemble their painting equipment
Requirements and prospects
- Attention to detail
- Ability to listen
- A keen interest in the cars and an urge to learn about the exterior treatment of cars
- A career in the motor industry
Minimum of 3 GCSE’s or equivalent (A-C/8-4 in English and maths preferable).
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 or working towards a job within motorsport.
About the employer
Founded as a one man Panel Beaters by Dennis Furneaux over 60 years ago, Kent Auto Panels has grown to be one of the largest Motor Groups with 5 branches in the South East. Now run by his son Garry, on behalf of all of those at KAP Motor Group, he would like to thank those that have contributed to making KAP a success, none more so than their loyal customers that just keep on coming back!
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skillnet
Sean Hogan 01923 216165 firstname.lastname@example.org
Not only will apprentices be working and trained within the garage, they will also attend a Skillnet approved college to work towards and achieve their Level 3 Standard in Vehicle Damage Paint Technician. A skills coach will visit at least every 28 days as part of a close support network to ensure that apprentices are both enjoying and succeeding in their course.
Together with generous rewards and structured approach to training and development, Trust Ford offer real job security and every opportunity to progress. So if you are committed and are looking for a career, please apply.
Vehicle damage paint technician
Level 3 (A level)
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