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Apprentice Vehicle Damage Assessor (VDA) Hainault Fix Auto Hainault

A sought-after position has arisen as an Apprentice Vehicle Damage Assessor based in our Hainault site - this is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic person to start their career in the automotive industry. You will work as part of a highly skilled work force that is committed to quality

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    Pay will be reviewed regularly throughout the apprenticeship

    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, 08:00 - 17:00.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    09 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher
    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000085894

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an apprentice vehicle damage assessor, your role will be varied and interesting - no two days will be the same! Typically duties will include: 

  • Inspecting and assessing accident damaged vehicles
  • Researching repair methods to work out the correct and safe repair required for each induvial vehicle
  • Using specialist software to produce work instructions and costings
  • Liaise with technical colleagues, customers and insurance companies to negotiate the repair 

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

Our training partner will deliver a high quality programme here in our state-of-the-art bodyshop alongside a highly skilled mentor  - both will support you in becoming a skilled and qualified vehicle damage assessor. 

Once the apprenticeship is complete, you will acheive a Level 4 Apprenticeship Qualification in Vehicle Damage Assessor  

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once qualified you can expect ecellent career and employment prospects due to the huge demand for these skills. 

There also various career paths you can follow to develop your career further in the wider automotive industry 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

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About the employer

Fix Auto Hainault has built a solid reputation in accident repair, consistently keeping pace with an ever changing industry. Although the company has grown in size and joined an international network, it still maintains a family atmosphere and we are proud of our simplified claims process with your insurer, our quality commitment and our Fix Auto guarantee all combine to ensure your peace of mind.

Employer

Fix Auto Hainault

Address

Unit 3

97-101 Peregrine Rd

Ilford

IG6 3XH

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Training

Training provider

AUTO-ASSESS LIMITED

Contact

Gavin Batie

gavin@auto-assessltd.co.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage assessor

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)


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