Bodyshop Paint Technician apprentice - West London SYTNER GROUP LIMITED

Do you want a dynamic & exciting career in the automotive industry? Sytner is offering a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice L3 Vehicle Damage Paint Technician to join their team. learning to carry out duties such as: preparing, spraying and finishing vehicles that have been involved in collisions and/or other incidents in an efficient manner.

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Closing date: 30 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £18,828.00

    • 25 days holiday plus 8 BH

  • Working week

    Mon - Fri - 8:30pm - 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    39 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    15 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000251432

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Sytner Audi is offering a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice Vehicle Damage Paint Technician to join their team, learning how follow defined processes to restore the vehicle to a high-quality paint finish.

Duties:

  • Demonstrate colour identification and select the correct materials such as primers, base coats and lacquers applied- using spray equipment and utilising modern drying/curing techniques such as ultraviolet (UV), infrared and catalytic solutions used in the refinishing of vehicles
  • Create a safe environment working efficiently and reducing waste.
  • Repair, surface preparation, body, MET and painting to the manufacturer paint specification
  • Working alongside the current staff to repair and painting customer vehicles Involvement in drying and curing techniques used in the finishing of vehicles
  • Calculation / estimation of paint volume requirements per job. Health & safety and compliance requirements of a collision repair business, such as control of substances
  • 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
  • Involvement in drying and curing techniques used in the finishing of vehicles Calculation/estimation of paint volume requirements per job health & safety and compliance requirements of a collision repair business, such as control of substances
  • 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

The training you will be getting

  • Nationally recognised qualifications – IMI Apprenticeship in Vehicle damage Body technician (Standard – Level 3) Modules MET & Body to be complete
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in maths and English (if required)
  • Regular review and welfare visits from our assessors who will observe all evidence opportunities that occur naturally in the workplace
  • Training will take place via Emtec, Ruddington on a block release model 8 x per year

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon successful completion and review of the apprenticeship, you may have the opportunity to gain employment with the business.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

Other GCSE or equivalent Maths 4/C or above (Grade 0) Desired
Other GCSE or equivalent English 4/C or above (Grade 0) Desired

About the employer

In our state-of-the-art dealerships across the UK, Sytner Group represents the world's most prestigious car manufacturers. Our success has been built by every team member working together and contributing to our one team ethos. We strive to deliver an exceptional customer experience; our employees are highly trained, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and driven to deliver our fundamental commitment to our customers; of getting it right first time and making each and every interaction special.

Employer

SYTNER GROUP LIMITED

Address

958 Great

West London

TW8 9BQ

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Training

Training provider

NOTTINGHAM COLLEGE

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

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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