Vehicle Body Panel Apprenticeship - Leeds D. M. Keith Limited

Apprentices will be working alongside fully qualified body panel technicians to be fully trained repairing and replacing damaged panels using approved techniques including gas, electric and plastic welding. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to earn a salary and gain a level 3 qualification.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm, may vary. START DATE TO BE CONFIRMED.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 May 2023

  • Date posted

    09 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Vehicle Body Panel Technician Apprentices are trained to repair and replace damaged panels using approved techniques, including:

  • Replace damaged panel
  • Repairing damaged vehicles using specialist body jigs
  • Plastic welding up to B.S.I certification

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

  • Key Skills (IT, Communication and Application of Number)
  • College Block Release
  • Learner will recieve Level 3 Vehicle damage panel technician standard qualification

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, working towards a job within motorsport.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

No skills required, Full training will be provided


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

About the employer

Here at D. M. Keith we believe in the personal touch. That’s why, whether you’re purchasing a new or used vehicle from one of our 13 showrooms across Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, or booking in with one of our award-winning manufacturer approved aftersales teams, at D. M. Keith, you are always guaranteed a friendly and professional experience Working closely with six vehicle manufacturers to maintain our extensive portfolio, we offer a wide range of new and approved used cars and vans for purchase and lease, alongside manufacturer approved Aftersales service including MOT’s, servicing, parts and accident repair. As a family-owned business with a heritage stretching back over half a century, our company values, fit, fun, family and fearless is the foundation of the business and we live by them every day. Built on a strong passion for motor vehicles and an even stronger passion for excellent customer service, our aim at D. M. Keith is to be trusted and respected by everyone who encounters us for the lifetime of their motoring needs.


D. M. Keith Limited


Unit 2C

Elland Road Industrial Park, Elland Way


LS11 0EY

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Training provider



Hannah Edwards


Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage panel technician

Level 3 (A level)

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