Have you always had a passion for vehicles? S&B are recruiting! There is no better feeling than seeing your hard work pay off. As a Paint Technician, you will apply coatings and protection to all vehicles for a clean and pristine finish. The role involves preparation of new and repaired panels for refinishing. Preparing vehicle surfaces for masking and priming. Paint refinishing techniques and paint detailing.
Closing date: 05 Oct 2023
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 40
Possible start date
06 Oct 2023
30 Aug 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
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 painted finish.Modern paint 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 unmatched opportunity with excellent training and superb future career prospects. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining 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
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
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 mentor in college and at the designated workplace who will offer support, advice, and guidance by monitoring progress through an 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 is the expected career progression after this 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
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired
Things to consider
About the employer
S & B AUTOMOTIVE ACADEMY LIMITED
07852 344 136
Vehicle damage paint technician
Level 3 (A level)
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