Vehicle Body Panel Apprenticeship - Scunthorpe FORD RETAIL LIMITED

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 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

    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, may vary. Start date to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    18 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000245844

  • 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:

  • Gas
  • Electric
  • Plastic welding up to B.S.I certification

The training you will be getting

  • Key Skills (IT, Communication and Application of Number)
  • College block release
  • 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

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or above) Essential

About the employer

The Company commenced trading as a motor business in Plymouth during 1946. The present Chairman’s father founded the business and he was joined by his own father after incorporation in 1951. Over the years the Company became franchise holders for AC, Fiat, Volkswagen, Jaguar and Simca and then was appointed a Ford Retail Dealer in 1957. Vospers entered into the daily rental and contract hire business through their associated company, Vospers Rentacar Ltd in the 1950’s In addition, many of our sites hold BS 10125 accreditation - an important industry indicator of quality, meaning you can trust our team to complete your vehicle repairs to the highest standard.

Employer

FORD RETAIL LIMITED

Address

1 Station Road

Scunthorpe

DN15 6PY

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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

Hannah Edwards

Hannah.edwards@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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