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Accident Repair Technician (Multiskill) Apprenticeship Stoneacre motor group Durham

Stoneacre Motor Group are offering an exciting and unique opportunity for apprentices to start their career within a highly successful and ever-growing company as a Vehicle Accident Repair Technician Apprentice. You will be repairing accident damaged vehicles, including chassis alignment techniques, panel repair and replacement.

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Closing date: 15 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,520.00

    £6.50P/H Year 1 £6.50 Year 2 £8.00 Year 3 £10.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, with hours to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    33 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    06 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000120215

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

A motor vehicle Accident Repair Technician repairs all elements of a vehicle after it has sustained some type of collision damage. These range from small damage through to heavily impacted types of damage requiring complex and detailed repair or replacement of major structural elements of the vehicle. 

Typically, the Accident Repair Technician works in a modern highly technical workshop-type environment, working on a broad range of vehicles.

  • You will be working within a wider vehicle repair team and have a dedicated mentor assigned to you
  • You will have exposure to a range of vehicles and repair methods.
  • You will be based within our Body Shop, involved in learning all aspects of repairing accident damaged vehicles, including chassis alignment techniques, panel repair and replacement, welding and preparing vehicles for painting
  • Detect and diagnose any further repair

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

  • The programme for the Multi-Skill Accident Repair Apprenticeship incorporates underpinning knowledge delivered in partnership and managed by EMTEC College
  • Level 3 Accident Repair Technician apprenticeship standard

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

At the end of the programme, you will be a fully qualified Multi skilled Accident repair technician.

Learners, employers and staff are our most important asset. The success of our company depends on the development of a strong effective team. We aim to aspire all individuals to achieve their ultimate goals through the Stoneacre CAREERS FOR LIFE programme.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/D or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D or above) Essential

Things to consider

Candidate must be able to travel to the workplace according to working hours. Measures will be put in place to support you through your application and apprenticeship journey. At least 20% of your working hours will be allocated to 'off-the-job' training. We'll support you to understand the working hours during the recruitment process. Off the job, training in college will be via separate block weeks of training at Emtec College Nottingham throughout the course of the programme. Accommodation will be provided for the block week for those travelling to us from outside the East Midlands region.

About the employer

Originally founded in 1994, Stoneacre is a family-owned business that has steadily evolved to become one of the UK’s fastest growing and most successful car dealers, now found in over 60 locations across England and Wales. We are proud to represent many of the world's most renown brands, including the likes of Fiat, Ford, Lexus and Volvo. In addition, we offer comprehensive facilities for servicing, MOTs and accident repairs at our BS10 125 accredited accident repair centres.

Employer

Stoneacre motor group Durham

Address

Stoneacre Durham

Sawmills Lane

Brandon

DH7 8AB

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Training

Training provider

NOTTINGHAM COLLEGE

Contact

Mary

mary.edwards@nottinghamcollege.ac.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Accident repair technician

Level 3 (A level)


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