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Vehicle Paint Apprentice (Loughborough) SANDICLIFFE 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: 01 Mar 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

    Days & shifts to be confirmed 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

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    12 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000121661

  • Positions

    3 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

Sandicliffe all began in 1948. We started out as a small garage and workshop where our founding members, Richard Woodhouse and Henry Barton, worked tireless hours to service and repair the cars of Stapleford. 70+ years later, Sandicliffe has expanded to an award-winning motor group, managed under the same family values as it was in 1948. Working at Sandicliffe means no two days are the same. If you think you’ve got what it takes to succeed in a fast-paced, dynamic and extremely rewarding environment, browse through our list of current vacancies. Join our family of 700+ and find your drive with Sandicliffe. We are proud to be a family of 9 award-winning car dealerships offering you the very best of Ford, Nissan and Mazda. Our locations include Nottingham, Leicester and Loughborough.

Employer

SANDICLIFFE LIMITED

Address

Derby Road

Loughborough

Leicestershire

LE11 5HN

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Training

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Contact

Charlotte Steer

charlotte.steer@skillnet.org.uk

01923216165

Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage paint technician

Level 3 (A level)


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