Vehicle Panel (Body Repair) Apprenticeship Vacancy at Apollo Motor Company Dover APOLLO MOTOR COMPANY (DOVER) LIMITED

As our Apprentice Vehicle Panel Technician, you will gain the technical Knowledge and practical skills to safely repair accident damaged vehicles to manufacturers specifications while being provided with the support, guidance and training needed to progress your career further.

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Closing date: 04 Aug 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm( inclusive of 1 x 30 minute lunch break)

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    02 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Dismantling vehicles for repair and checking parts removed whilst doing so
  • Marking all displaced parts and ensuring they are stored safe and securely
  • Reporting extra parts needed to Workshop Controller/Estimator
  • Complete quality check sheet
  • Carrying out repair as per job card and repair methods and completing necessary quality check sheet
  • Jig and pull if required or requested
  • Set up welding equipment correctly as per repair methods
  • Aligning panels
  • Use correct fillers for repair
  • Re fitting vehicles after repair
  • Attend all training courses and ensure that all work set is kept up to date and an accurate training log is kept working closely with other members of the workshop team to continually learn and share knowledge

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

  • IMI Level 3 vehicle Panel apprenticeship standard
  • Thatcham Academy will deliver the training
  • Thatcham Training for technical requirements will be 12 x 1 week blocks during the 36 month apprenticeship
  • Practical training available on site during your working week

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There are many potential career paths and opportunities within Apollo Motor Group's 17 sites.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade C /4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade C /4 or above) Essential

Things to consider

Apollo offer performance/progression/behavior related apprentice wage increases subject to appraisal plus Driving lesson & IT equipment benefits to support our apprentices through their training.

About the employer

Established in 1985, Apollo Motor Group has repeatedly impressed and set industry standards with unparalleled service excellence. As a result, the company has evolved into the best known and most valuable repair group in the south with 20 sites. Apollo places its employees at the heart of the business and even though the group has constantly grown, it still withholds its family values. Every single person is important, cared for and holds a valued position within the Apollo family.




Coombe Valley Industrial Estate


CT17 0HL


Jim Swann

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Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage panel technician

Level 3 (A level)

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