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Apprenticeship - Vehicle Collision Repair - PANEL BRANDON BODY CENTRE LTD

The Vehicle Collision PANEL apprenticeship gives prospective body repair and alignment technicians the necessary skills and knowledge to be in the role of an automotive technician.

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Closing date: 10 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 typical working pattern will be Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm - these will be finalised at appointment.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Examples of the units covered are:

·        Identify and rectify motor vehicle body misalignment

·        Motor vehicle body MIG/MAG welding operations

·        Motor vehicle body resistance spot welding operations

·        Motor vehicle body MIG brazing operations

·        Reducing risks to health and safety

·        Maintaining working relationships

·        Using of hand tools and equipment in motor vehicle engineering

·        Remove and replace motor vehicle body panels

·        Repair major motor vehicle exterior body panels

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

The successful candidate will undertake a level 3 PANEL Standard apprenticeship in collision repair.

Training will be at the work place and when necessary at our training provider - Peterborough Skills Academy.

Where possible, training will be held at the work place with regular assessor visits.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible progression - to become an Accredited Panel Technician. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4 or above) Desired

About the employer

Established in 1997 by Paul King, Brandon Accident Repair Centre is a professional and highly regarded independent accident repair centre. They repair all makes and models of cars and light commercial vehicles, including 4×4 and USA specification vehicles. They continually invest in the latest equipment and tooling, and are professional and friendly are always on hand to give advice and assistance as and when required. Brandon Body Centre are a trusted partner to many of the UK’s major insurance companies, and also the United Services Automobile Association (USAA). Brandon Body Centre priority has always been perfection on each and every job, which has helped them to earn a reputation among local customers and has been key to success as a car body repair business. The team is fully trained to Automotive Technician Accreditation (ATA) status, and work with the latest equipment to documented manufacturer repair methods. In January 2009 Brandon Body Centre achieved both ISO9001 Quality Standard and PAS125 Vehicle Body Repair Specification.






IP27 0NZ

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Training provider



Jake Watson

07930 196281

Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage panel technician

Level 3 (A level)

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