Apprentice Vehicle Damage Paint Technician - West Molesey, Surrey GROVER ARC LIMITED

As an Apprentice Vehicle Damage Paint Technician, you will work as part of a highly skilled workforce that is committed to quality, preparing, spraying and finishing vehicles that have been involved in collisions and other incidents. The successful candidate can expect a high-quality training package with excellent career prospects.

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Closing date: 15 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday between 8.00am - 5.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    24 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000225144

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • 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

  • Our training partner will deliver a high-quality programme here in our state-of-the-art Bodyshop alongside a highly skilled mentor - both will support you in becoming a skilled and qualified vehicle paint technician
  • Once the apprenticeship is complete, you will achieve a Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard Vehicle Damage Paint Technician
  • Level 2 maths and English Functional Skills (if not already achieved)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Following completion of your apprenticeship, you can have a full-time career within the automotive industry with many opportunities to progress to positions of authority such as workshop controller, Vehicle Damage Assessor or Bodyshop Manager
  • The opportunities are endless. Having a highly regarded set of skills, apprentices can go on to develop their careers within the automotive sector following their own interests and ambitions

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4 or C Grade/Level 2 or above) Desired

About the employer

FAMILY OWNED AND RUN SINCE 1973 We are proud to have achieved the Cars QA BS10125 for Vehicle Damage Repair which underpins our commitment to deliver the highest standards. Over the years we've embraced changes in repair technology & expanded in to new areas to become your one-stop-shop for vehicle damage. Whether your insurer wants you to take your vehicle to another repairer or not, you are perfectly entitled to insist on a repairer of your choice. The choice lies with the policyholder – it's what you pay your insurance premiums for. In our opinion you either repair correctly or you don't. We have consistently chosen the manufacturers' standard repair methods. This has put us in good standing with insurance companies, brokers, fleet companies and the private motorist.

Employer

GROVER ARC LIMITED

Address

DARVEN HOUSE

ARMFIELD CLOSE

WEST MOLESEY

KT8 2RT

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Training

Training provider

AUTO-ASSESS 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

Sim Yoxen

sim@auto-assessltd.co.uk

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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