Tesla Vehicle Paint Apprentice - Cannock Finesse Bracknell

The apprentice will be working alongside fully qualified body paint technicians to be fully trained in preparing and painting repaired panels. You'll be responsible for undertaking paint repair and restoration work on all makes of motor vehicles, whilst achieving the highest standards possible.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40 to £21,673.60

    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

    Monday- Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm/17.00 (Weekend work maybe included).

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    25 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000194307

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Dipping and spraying - spray painting involves operating a spray gun and other machinery
  • They use formulas to mix the paint that goes into the spray gun
  • They adjust the flow and viscosity of their paint and control the air pressure to the spray gun by adjusting the nozzle
  • Other job duties include properly disposing of hazardous waste, following colour charts and removing rust
  • Paint technicians must disassemble, clean and reassemble their painting equipment.

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

  • Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Level 3- the apprentice would do their training at Skillnet Milton Keynes College
  • Training would be block release to the Milton Keynes college which would take place once a week
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • 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 or working towards a job within motorsport
  • A full-time career within the automotive industry with many opportunities to progress to positions of authority


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

Independently owned and operated since 1997, Finesse has more than 20 years of experience in the delivery of manufacturer-approved repairs. With our own accident repair centre in Dorking, we welcome motorists from across London, the surrounding boroughs, and Surrey, West Sussex and Kent. At Finesse, we strive to deliver perfect service, every time. From the moment we receive your car, through to the day you come to collect it, you can rest assured your vehicle is always in the safest hands with Finesse.

Employer

Finesse Bracknell

Address

1 Sterling Centre

Bracknell

RG12 2PW

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Training

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Contact

Scott Parker

scott.parker@skillnet.org.uk

+447523907655

Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage paint technician

Level 3 (A level)


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