Apprentice Vehicle Damage Paint Technician - St. Albans, Hertfordshire BRIAN ROBSON COACHWORKS LTD

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.

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Closing date: 01 Jul 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

    Typically 8.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000255250

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Repair of minor scratches and dents
  • Preparation of new and repaired panels for refinishing
  • Preparing vehicle surfaces for masking and priming
  • Paint refinishing techniques, paint detailing
  • Paint detailing and buffing 
  • Polishing the paintwork of the panel to a suitable finish

The training you will be getting

  • 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 qualification in Vehicle Damage Paint Technician
  • Level 2 maths and English Functional Skills (if not already achieved)
  • Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date

What to expect at the end of your 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

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or C Grade/Level 2 or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Desired

Things to consider

You must live within 30 minutes from the site.

About the employer

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.

Employer

BRIAN ROBSON COACHWORKS LTD

Address

UNIT 2 BRICK KNOLL PARK

ASHLEY ROAD

ST ALBANS

AL1 5UG

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Training

Training provider

AUTO-ASSESS 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

Sim Yoxen

sim@auto-assessltd.co.uk

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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