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Vehicle Repair Paint Apprenticeship A & R MOTOR SERVICES LTD

The successful applicant will be working in a purpose-built body shop. They will be working alongside an experienced technician to gain new skills. Repair and paint body panels and undertake minor and major repairs.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week), For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

    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 8.30am to 5.00pm with 1 day release day at college 9.00am to 4.00pm. All details to be confirmed. ** Please be aware that the day release training day will take place at our Doncaster Centre in Armthorpe.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    09 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000105444

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Preparing, sanding and masking bodywork and equipment to a high standard
  • Applying a range of primers, top coats and protective finishes
  • Mixing paint to the correct colour and consistency
  • Preparing and maintaining and cleaning equipment
  • Storing paints in the correct conditions
  • Ensuring that safety procedures are followed at all times

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

  • Level 3 Vehicle Damage Paint Technician apprenticeship Standard
  • Diploma in Accident Repair Paint Competence
  • Functional Skills in English & Maths (if required)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Possible progression to higher responsibilities

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Punctual, Reliable, Eager to Learn, Hardworking

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 5 and above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 5 and above) Desired

Things to consider

All applicants should consider the location of the job and look into whether it is within suitable travelling distance for them.

About the employer

We are one of South Yorkshire's most established and leading commercial vehicle accident repair specialist conveniently situated one mile from junction 34 of the M1 motorway. We offer a one stop solution for accident repair and vehicle refinishing, all paint requirements are serviced from a simple minor cosmetic repair through full vehicle painting, both for new dealership sales and livery changes later in a vehicle's life. Vehicle modifications such as chassis shortening/extensions along with structural repairs such as cab re-shelling and tail lift or curtain repairs are all performed in-house by a qualified and highly capable work force.

Employer

A & R MOTOR SERVICES LTD

Address

33-35 BOLD STREET

SHEFFIELD

S9 2LR

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Training

Training provider

DONCASTER ROTHERHAM AND DISTRICT MOTOR TRADES GROUP TRAINING ASSOCIATION LIMITED

Contact

Neil Corfield

neilcorfield@doncastergta.co.uk

01302 832831

Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage paint technician

Level 3 (A level)


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