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Accident Repair Technician Apprentice M G CANNON LTD

The comprehensive apprenticeship programme provides you with an exciting and challenging opportunity to achieve formal qualifications through extensive training, while in full-time employment.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Year 1 - £5p/h. Year 2 - £7p/h. Year 3 - £9p/h.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday. 8.00am – 5.00pm. 1-hour unpaid lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    27 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    25 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

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 dismantle 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.

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

Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard Accident Repair Technician

  • Level 3 Accident Repair Technician - Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours
  • Edexcel Level 2 Functional Skills English and Maths (Exemptions Apply)

Block week delivery.  Training at Bridgwater Campus.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon successful completion of apprenticeship, the role holder will continue to develop their skills and abilities through ongoing continuous improvement, with the potential to develop career opportunities and earnings potential in line with their productivity.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working, Listening skills


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

Things to consider

Candidates must be able to travel to the workplace according to working hours. Candidates must also be willing to travel to Bridgwater & Taunton College, Bridgwater Campus to complete the block release training.

About the employer

Employer description: Vehicle repair group operating out of 6 sites across South West England.




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Apprenticeship standard

Accident repair technician

Level 3 (A level)

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