Tesla Panel Apprentice Technician- Dartford DORKING ACCIDENT REPAIR CENTRE LTD

Apprentices will be working alongside fully qualified body panel technicians to be fully trained in repairing and replacing damaged panels using approved techniques including gas, electric and plastic welding. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to earn a salary and gain a level 3 qualification.

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Closing date: 30 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40

    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 (to be confirmed).

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    31 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    29 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000226195

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Vehicle Body Panel Technician Apprentices are trained to repair and replace damaged panels using approved techniques, including:

  • Replace damaged panel
  • Repairing damaged vehicles using specialist body jigs
  • Plastic welding up to B.S.I certification

The training you will be getting

  • Functional Skills (in maths and English) if required
  • College block release
  • A learner will receive Level 3 Vehicle damage panel technician standard qualification 

What to expect at the end of your 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 or working towards a job within motorsport

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

No skills required, Full training will be provided

Qualifications

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

DORKING ACCIDENT REPAIR CENTRE LTD

Address

10 The Terraces

Dartford

DA2 6BX

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Training

Training provider

SKILLNET 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

Sean Hogan

sean.hogan@skillnet.org.uk

01923216165

Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage panel 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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