DAF Vehicle Paint Technician Apprentice - Southampton ADAMS-MOREY LIMITED

A Vehicle Paint Technician Apprentice is required. The apprentice will be working alongside fully qualified body paint technicians to be fully trained in preparing and painting repaired panels. You'll be responsible for undertaking paint repair and restoration work on all makes of motor vehicles, whilst achieving the highest standards possible.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40 to £21,673.60

    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, 9.00am - 5.00pm (Weekend work maybe included).

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    30 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000226662

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties: 

  • Dipping and spraying - spray painting involves operating a spray gun and other machinery
  • They use formulas to mix the paint that goes into the spray gun
  • They adjust the flow and viscosity of their paint and control the air pressure to the spray gun by adjusting the nozzle
  • Other job duties include properly disposing of hazardous waste, following colour charts and removing rust
  • Paint technicians must disassemble, clean and reassemble their painting equipment

The training you will be getting

  • Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Level 3 Standard - the apprentice would do their training at Skillnet Milton Keynes College
  • Training would be block release to the Milton Keynes college which would take place once a week
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • 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
  • A full-time career within the automotive industry with many opportunities to progress to positions of authority

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

Founded in 1973 and with 12 sites throughout the South Coast and South West of England, Adams Morey is one of the largest commercial vehicle groups in the UK. With 320 employees based across these locations, we specialise in: new and used DAF Trucks sales, new and used Fiat van sales, commercial vehicle maintenance and repairs and all-makes commercial vehicles parts through the TRP brand Throughout every site and every business area, our organisation is underpinned by our values: Commitment, Quality, Value. These values are the assurance statement which we give to our customers, and they are foundation on which Adams Morey has been able to become one of the most successful DAF and Fiat dealers in England.

Employer

ADAMS-MOREY LIMITED

Address

The Causeway

Redbridge

Southampton

SO15 0DR

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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

Jamie Rogan

jamie.rogan@skillnet.org.uk

01923216165

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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