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MINI Bodyshop Paint Technician Apprenticeship Sytner Group Limited MINI

Do you want a dynamic and exciting career in the automotive industry? We are offering a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice Vehicle Damage Paint Technician to join our 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: 23 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    Holiday Entitlement (Min 20 days + 8 bank holidays or 28 days) Parking available for candidates.

    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 to Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm with Saturday’s worked on a rota basis

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    26 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000048545

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

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.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Nationally recognised qualifications – IMI Apprenticeship in Vehicle damage Body technician (Standard – Level 3) Modules MET & Body to be complete
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.

Training will take place via Emtec, Ruddington on a block release model 8 x per year.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

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


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent ICT (Grade 4/C or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4/C or above) Desired

Things to consider

Candidates must be able to travel to the workplace according to working hours. Candidates must also be willing to travel to Emtec, Ruddington to complete the block release training.

About the employer

In our state-of-the-art dealerships across the UK, Sytner Group represents the world's most prestigious car manufacturers. Our success has been built by every team member working together and contributing to our one team ethos. We strive to deliver an exceptional customer experience; our employees are highly trained, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and driven to deliver our fundamental commitment to our customers; of getting it right first time and making each and every interaction special. Our ultimate aim is to be considered the best company to work for in the industry and the best company to do business with.

Employer

Sytner Group Limited MINI

Address

128 Holyhead Road,

Coventry

CV5 8NA

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Training

Training provider

NOTTINGHAM COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage paint technician

Level 3 (A level)


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