Vehicle Damage Panel Technician Apprentice COSMETIC REPAIR SOLUTIONS (DINNINGTON) LTD

The successful applicant will be working in a purpose-built body shop. You will be working alongside an experienced technician to gain new skills and gain a Vehicle Damage Panel Technician Level 3 (A level) qualification. Duties will include repairing and replacing body panels and undertaking minor and major repairs.

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Closing date: 15 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training as part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week) Please visit: Private Health Care & Company Pension available after 3 months

    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 8.00am - 5.00pm with 1 day release day at college each week 9.00am - 4.00pm. Details to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Carry out tasks & instructions to a high standard as directed by your mentor
  • repairing and replacing vehicle components to manufacturers specification
  • replacing damaged components using cold repair and welding techniques
  • learning about the structural integrity of metals and manipulating them them to ensure repairs are sound
  • ensure each vehicle is repaired to the highest standard
  • Ensuring that safety procedures are followed at all times
  • Ensure work area is clean & tidy at all times

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

Level 3 Vehicle Damage Panel Technician Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Diploma in Accident Repair Panel Competence
  • End Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Functional Skills in English and maths (if applicable)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Possibility of securing a full-time job within the company on completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness, Eager to Learn, Reliable, Hardworking, Punctual, Safety Conscious, Proactive, Good work ethic


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 5 and above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 5 and above) Desired

Things to consider

All applicants should consider the location of the job and look into whether it is within suitable travelling distance to them. Please be aware that the weekly day release training day for this course will take place at our Doncaster Centre in Armthorpe.

About the employer

Specialists in vehicle preparation and refurbishment including paintless dent removal. CRS (Cosmetic Repair Solutions) Ltd, is a family run, independent crash repair facility with repair centres in Chesterfield, Rotherham, Barnsley and Dinnington. Established in 2002 the company has grown to meet all aspects of repairs from minor refurbishment to full crash repairs for a wide range of vehicles including cars, vans, minibus, caravans and motorhomes. Our reputation has been built on offering a professional, quality service at competitive prices, so all vehicles will be in capable hands throughout the repair process. To meet the everyday demands of our customers we offer a comprehensive menu from smart repairs to major accidents and are approved for leading manufacturers.




28 Kingfisher Way



S25 3AF

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Training provider



Anne-Marie Paterson

01302 832831

Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage panel technician

Level 3 (A level)

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