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Vehicle damage paint technician apprenticeship EAST BILNEY COACHWORKS LIMITED

East Bilney Coachworks are a renowned Accident Repair group across the East of England, with a well-earned reputation for quality service. The company are looking to welcome a vehicle damage paint technician apprentice to assist with preparing, spraying and finishing vehicles that have been involved in collisions and other incidents.

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Closing date: 23 Mar 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

    40 hours per week - shifts to be discussed Total hours per week: 40.00

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    3 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Undertake appropriate job preparation prior to commencing repair e.g., substrate surface preparation, paint volume calculation etc.
  • Correctly identify the substrate materials to be refinished e.g., plastic, steel, aluminium etc.
  • Interpret relevant technical data and methods to create paint manufactures specified application.
  • Use refinishing materials following paint manufacturer specifications to reinstate vehicle finish back to high quality
  • Identify and operate the correct repair tools, equipment and devices used in the process e.g., mixing systems, paint booths, UV lamps and spray equipment

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

  • Vehicle Damage Panel Technician Level 3
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills
  • Functional Skill maths/English (if required)
  • 20% Off the Job training

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible employment with the company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths/English (Grade 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

We ask that all applications are made directly through this website (Apprenticeship Vacancies). Any applications that are made directly to the employer will jeopardise your chance of an Apprenticeship with this employer and will not be considered as part of the selection process. This qualification will include and End Point Assessment with an independent EPA Assessor from the Awarding Body.

About the employer

As one of the UK's leading repair groups, East Bilney Coachworks is dedicated to delivering a premium service and quality repairs. Based in the East of England, East Bilney Coachworks combines the use of state-of-the-art and conventional technologies to repair a varying range of vehicle types. Our sole aim is to offer our customers the complete repair solution and is supported through our continued investment in technology and training, as well as our ability to remain flexible and dynamic amidst evolving market trends. Since trading began in 1975, East Bilney Coachworks has maintained strong working relationships with many insurers and manufacturers, whilst enhancing our constantly expanding customer base year upon year.




134 Lowestoft Road



NR31 6JA

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Training provider



Laura Malpass

Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage paint technician

Level 3 (A level)

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