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Vehicle Paint Apprentice - Owestry FORD RETAIL LIMITED

Apprentices will be working alongside fully qualified body paint technicians to be fully trained in preparing and painting repaired panels. You'll be responsible for undertaking paint repair and restoration work on all makes of motor vehicles, whilst achieving the highest standards possible.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    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

    A full time career within the automotive industry with many opportunities to progress to positions of authority. The opportunities are endless. By having a highly regarded set of skills,

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    14 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000116179

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Dipping and spraying - spray painting involves operating a spray gun and other machinery
  • They use formulas to mix the paint that goes into the spray gun
  • They adjust the flow and viscosity of their paint and control the air pressure to the spray gun by adjusting the nozzle.
  • Other job duties include properly disposing of hazardous waste, following colour charts and removing rust. Paint technicians must disassemble, clean and reassemble their painting equipment

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

  • Vehicle Paint qualification Level 3
  • The apprentice would do their training at Skillnet Milton Keynes College
  • Training would be block release to the Milton Keynes college which would take place once a week

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

A full time career within the automotive industry with many opportunities to progress to positions of authority. The opportunities are endless. By having a highly regarded set of skills, Apprentices can go on to develop their career within the specific interests they may have, whether it be progressing through their dealership or working towards a job within motorsport.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

No skills required

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4+) Essential

About the employer

The history of Furrows is an interesting one and in fact, the company’s name emerged from taking the Ford Franchise in 1918 and becoming a Ford Tractor dealer so Furrows, as in ploughing

Employer

FORD RETAIL LIMITED

Address

1 Old Whittington Road

Gobowen

Oswestry

SY11 3JE

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Training

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Contact

Sean Hogan

sean.hogan@skillnet.org.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage paint technician

Level 3 (A level)


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