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Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Apprentice MICK HADLEY AUTOS LTD

Opportunity for you to work within Mick Hadley Autos this garage has an excellent reputation throughout the motor vehicle refinishing industry for their accident / body repairs and restorations of all makes of motor vehicle.

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Closing date: 15 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    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 with Saturdays to be arranged on a rota basis

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000062287

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Repair, surface preparation and painting to the manufacturer paint specification
  • A technician is able to follow defined processes to restore the vehicle to a high-quality paint finish
  • Demonstrating colour identification and select the correct materials such as primers, base coats and lacquers applied using spray equipment and utilising modern drying/curing techniques such as:
  • Ultra Violet (UV), Infrared and catalytic solutions used in the refinishing of vehicles
  • Create a safe environment working efficiently and reducing waste

The comprehensive programme provides apprentices with an exciting and challenging opportunity to achieve formal qualifications, while in full-time employment.

Working for Mick Hadley ARC , the successful candidate will repair, surface preparation and painting to the manufacturer paint specification.

  • 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?

Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

Their role includes repair, surface preparation and painting to the manufacturer paint specification. A technician is able to follow defined processes to restore the vehicle to a high-quality paint finish. This includes being able to demonstrate colour identification and select the correct materials such as primers, base coats and lacquers applied using spray equipment and utilising modern drying/curing techniques such as Ultra Violet (UV), Infrared and catalytic solutions used in the refinishing of vehicles. Create a safe environment working efficiently and reducing waste.

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, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Number skills, Team working, Interest in motor vehicle

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent maths and english (Grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent) Essential
Other Functional Skills (Grade L2 english and maths) Essential

About the employer

Mick Hadley Autos began its life in Brierley Hill, West Midlands some 27 years ago. The company soon began to establish itself and build its name around its commitment to quality workmanship, comparable rates and customer satisfaction. Being a predominantly family based business, it soon earned a following of loyal customers. Darren and Scott, Mick’s two sons, soon joined the company and still hold the reins today since Mick’s retirement. Along with a small team of skilled and dedicated professionals they strive to reproduce quality refinishes to suit your every need. Our services range from small scratch and dent repairs, insurance repairs through to full repaints and restorations of your desirable classic or historical racer. We are renowned for our Lotus restorations and because our company is family run and our overheads are not

Employer

MICK HADLEY AUTOS LTD

Address

UNIT B

MEETINGS LANE INDUSTRIAL ESTATE

BRIERLY HILL

DY5 3LB

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Training

Training provider

SANDWELL COLLEGE

Contact

Apprentice Team

apprentice@sandwell.ac.uk

0121 667 5018

Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage paint technician

Level 3 (A level)


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