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Audi Bodyshop Paint Technician Apprenticeship Sytner Group Limited Mercedes-benz

Do you want a dynamic & exciting career in the automotive industry? Sytner is offering a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice Vehicle Damage Paint Technician to join their 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: 02 Nov 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Year 1 = £7.00 p/h Year 2 = £8.00 p/h Year 3 = £9.50 p/h

  • Working week

    Mon - Fri - 8:30pm - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    39 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    05 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

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.

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)
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.

Block release at EMTEC (Nottingham College)

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


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 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.


Sytner Group Limited Mercedes-benz


Lenton industrial estate

11 Abbeyfield Rd



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Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage paint technician

Level 3 (A level)

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