Apprentice Vehicle Damage Paint Technician - Hatfield, Hertfordshire

BRIAN ROBSON COACHWORKS LTD

Hertfordshire, AL10 0SP

Closes on Sunday 1 September

Posted on 31 May 2024


Summary

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.

Annual wage
£13,312 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Vehicle damage paint technician (level 3)
Hours
Typically 8.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Tuesday 3 September

Duration

2 Years 6 Months

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • 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)

Where you’ll work

Fiddlebridge Lane

Hatfield

Hertfordshire

AL10 0SP

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

AUTO-ASSESS LIMITED

Your training course

Vehicle damage paint technician (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Ability to undertake appropriate job preparation prior to commencing repair e.g. substrate surface preparation, paint volume calculation etc
  • Ability to correctly identify the substrate materials to be refinished e.g. plastic, steel, aluminium etc
  • Ability to interpret relevant technical data and methods to create paint manufactures specified application
  • Ability to use refinishing materials following paint manufacturer specifications to reinstate vehicle finish back to high quality
  • Ability to 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
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 4 or C Grade/Level 2 or above)
    • Maths (grade 4/C or above)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

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

    About this company

    Brian Robson Coachworks (BRC) is an award-winning, second generation family run body repair business in Hertfordshire, established more than 40 years ago. Delivering a complete service to private and trade customers, we specialise in vehicle collision repair and have dedicated accident repair centres in St Albans, Hatfield and Welwyn Garden City. Having built a reputation for quality workmanship, reliability, customer service and competitiveness, BRC have achieved Approved Repairer status with many of the UK’s leading car manufacturers and hold the BSI Kitemark™ for Vehicle Damage Repair, accredited to the standard – BS 10125:2014+A1:2016. We are, however, able to carry out body repairs on all vehicle models, including prestige models and supercars, as well as vans.

    https://www.brobson.co.uk/ (opens in new tab)

    After this 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

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    AUTO-ASSESS LIMITED

    Sim Yoxen

    sim@auto-assessltd.co.uk

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000254804.

    Apply now

    Closes on Sunday 1 September

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