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Apprentice Vehicle Damage Panel Technician - Brentwood Site BALGORES MOTORS (1982) LIMITED

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

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Closing date: 31 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    You will start on the national minimum wage for apprentices - this will be reviewed once you have successfully completed the probation period of three months

    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, typically 8.00am - 5.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    09 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000105803

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Tasks the successful candidate can be expected to carry out:

  • Repairing accident damage to vehicle panels
  • Replacing vehicle panels - both structural and non-structural
  • Welding of vehicle panels, including MIG, Spot and Brazing
  • Vehicle body measuring and realignment

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 panel technician. 

Once the apprenticeship is complete, you will achieve a Level 3 Apprenticeship Qualification in Vehicle Damage Panel Technician. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Following completion of your apprenticeship you can expect excellent employment prospects as well as opportunities to progress within Balgores into roles such as workshop controller, Vehicle Damage Assessor or Body shop Manager. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Please apply directly through this website https://www.apprenticeships.gov.uk

About the employer

Balgores Motors are a large multi-site group of Accident Repair Centres. Working with leading manufacturers and insurance companies in the South East to repair accident damage vehicles to a high standard. Balgores are committed to investing in apprentices and are excited to provide this fantastic opportunity for future technicians.

Employer

BALGORES MOTORS (1982) LIMITED

Address

7 Tallon Road

Hutton

Brentwood

CM13 1TF

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Training

Training provider

AUTO-ASSESS LIMITED

Contact

Brendon McMahon

brendon@auto-assessltd.co.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage panel technician

Level 3 (A level)


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