Ford Paint Technician Apprenticeship - Dinnages Haywards Heath

DINNAGES GARAGES LIMITED

Haywards Heath, RH16 4EQ

Closes in 6 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 9 January 2024


Summary

Dinnages Garages Limited have an opportunity for a Ford Vehicle Body Panel Apprentice to join their team. Apprentices will be working alongside fully qualified body panel technicians to be fully trained repairing and replacing damaged panels using approved techniques including gas, electric and plastic welding.

Annual wage
£13,312 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Vehicle damage paint technician (level 3)
Hours
Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm, may vary. Start date to be confirmed.

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Thursday 1 August

Duration

2 Years 6 Months

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • Key Skills (IT, Communication and Application of Number)
  • College Block Release
  • Learner will receive Level 3 Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Standard qualification

Where you’ll work

22 Wivelsfield Road

Haywards Heath

RH16 4EQ

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

SKILLNET LIMITED

Your training course

Vehicle damage paint technician (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Ability to undertake appropriate job preparation prior to commencing repair e.g. substrate surface preparation, paint volume calculation etc
  • Ability to correctly identify the substrate materials to be refinished e.g. plastic, steel, aluminium etc
  • Ability to interpret relevant technical data and methods to create paint manufactures specified application
  • Ability to use refinishing materials following paint manufacturer specifications to reinstate vehicle finish back to high quality
  • Ability to identify and operate the correct repair tools, equipment and devices used in the process e.g mixing systems, paint booths, UV lamps and spray equipment
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 4 or above)
    • Maths (grade 4 or above)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Initiative

    About this company

    After the war Dinnages re-opened as a Ford Dealer, and soon needed to expand and develop to cope with the demands of a growing business. In January 1956 we were awarded Ford Main Dealer status and the foundation were laid for a flourishing business. At our Haywards Heath branch we are a Renault Authorised Repairer. With our joint service reception and separate Renault workshop, Dinnages is the ideal spot for servicing, maintenance, MOT’s and bodyshop repairs

    After this apprenticeship

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

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    SKILLNET LIMITED

    Jose Faria

    jose.faria@skillnet.org.uk

    01923 216 165

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000221266.

    Apply now

    Closes in 6 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

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