Apprentice Vehicle Damage Paint Technician PC Motors

Are you wanting to start your career in the automotive industry? S&B are recruiting! You will work as part of a highly skilled work force that is committed to quality. As a Paint Technician you will be responsible for carrying out repairs on vehicles. You must have the ability to carry out repairs to a high level of quality in set timescales.

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Closing date: 12 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40

    £5.28-7 p/h

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    13 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    05 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000161107

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Once the body repair technicians have worked on repairing the vehicle, it will then be your job to follow defined processes to restore the vehicle to a high-quality paint finish. Modern paints preparation and refinishing techniques are becoming increasingly complex, and it is essential that today's paint technicians are fully conversant with the most recent technology.

This is an unrivalled opportunity with excellent training at and superb future career prospects. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

Tasks the successful candidate can be expected to carry out:

  • Repair of minor scratches and dents
  • Preparation of new and repaired panels for refinishing
  • Preparing vehicle surfaces for masking and priming
  • Paint refinishing techniques paint detailing
  • Paint detailing and buffing
  • Polishing the paintwork of the panel to a suitable finish

The training you will be getting

Training is delivered in the workplace and via six one-week college blocks per year at S&B Automotive Academy. The apprentice will be assigned a workplace mentor and a college mentor who will offer support, advice and guidance by monitoring progress through the use of electronic logbook which both employer and the apprentice will have access to 24/7 365 days a year.

The apprentice will work towards the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English, if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • As a company we are committed to providing development and training opportunities to our employees
  • This apprenticeship is the grounding for your future development and there are lots of opportunities to develop your career within our company

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

The competition for apprenticeship placements is strong so please ensure your application is tailored to the type of apprenticeship you are applying for, pay attention to presentation, spelling and grammar and include any relevant experience, hobbies/interests or qualifications.

About the employer

PC Motors is an established and respected garage in the Horfield area of Bristol. Our focus is on providing an exceptional garage service, yet competitively priced. With friendly and helpful staff, we have been servicing customers in the Bristol area for many years, earning a trusted and reliable reputation.

Employer

PC Motors

Address

UNIT 3

ELM ROAD

HORFIELD

BS7 8RJ

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Training

Training provider

S & B AUTOMOTIVE ACADEMY LIMITED

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Contact

Luke Morison

lmorison@sandbaa.com

07398 092218

Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage paint technician

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


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