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Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Apprentice JAMES ALPE LTD

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic person to start their career within the automotive industry. As an Apprentice Vehicle Damage Paint Technician, you will work as part of a highly skilled workforce that is committed to quality. The successful candidate can expect a high-quality training package with excellent career prospects.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,140.00

  • Working week

    Typically, 08:00 - 17:00, Monday to Friday.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    10 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000103001

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Maintaining high standards of housekeeping
  • Working alongside the current staff to repair and paint customer vehicles
  • Involvement in drying and curing techniques used in the finishing of vehicle
  • 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?

Our training partner will deliver a high-quality Level 3 Vehicle Damage Paint Technician programme here in our state-of-the-art bodyshop.

You will work alongside a highly skilled mentor - both will support you in becoming a skilled and qualified vehicle panel technician.

You will achieve certification in Refrigerant Handling and if required Level 2 English and maths Functional Skills.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Following completion of your apprenticeship, you can have a full-time career within the automotive industry with many opportunities to progress to positions of authority such as workshop controller, Vehicle Damage Assessor or Bodyshop Manager.

The opportunities are endless, having a highly regarded set of skills, Apprentices can go on to develop their careers within the automotive sector following their own interests and ambitions.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Creative, Initiative, Physical fitness

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

The role is demanding as the successful applicant will be working on a range of vehicles while learning their trade to a nationally recognised standard. Modern cars are becoming increasingly complex and it is essential that today’s Paint Technicians are fully conversant with the most recent paint systems and effects. Our Paint Technicians work methodically to return customer vehicles to factory standards.

About the employer

We are a family run ‘one stop shop’ for vehicle owners, individuals or fleets, public or private sector customers. We are unique in our industry in providing a diverse range of services, saving our customers both time and money. We have a fleet of courtesy vehicles for all our customers, recovery vehicles and most importantly experienced, helpful staff that really care. In 2021, we were announced as the ‘Fastest Growing Single-Site Bodyshop’ at the ABP Night of Knights awards ceremony, as well as being nominated at the British Bodyshop Awards for the ‘Jaguar Land Rover Region 1 2020-2021 Authorised Bodyshop of the Year’ award! Our experienced team here at James Alpe can help you with specialist vehicle conversions and bespoke commercial vehicle fit out. We understand fleet conversions, police vehicles, welfare vehicles, camera vehicles, dog vehicles, animal transportation, workshop vehicles, roadside assistance vehicles, van racking systems, seating, tracking and much more.

Employer

JAMES ALPE LTD

Address

LINCOLN WAY

SALTHILL INDUSTRIAL ESTATE

CLITHEROE

BB7 1QD

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Training

Training provider

AUTO-ASSESS LIMITED

Contact

Gavin Batie

gavin@auto-assessltd.co.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage paint technician

Level 3 (A level)


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