Apprentice Vehicle Damage Paint Technician DENNIS EAGLE LIMITED

Have you always had a passion for vehicles? S&B are recruiting! There is no better feeling than seeing your hard work pay off. As a Paint Technician you will apply coatings and protection to all vehicles for a clean and pristine finish.

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Closing date: 12 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £16,120.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 6:00am - 3:30pm

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    13 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    25 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000260348

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Once the body repair technicians have worked on repairing the vehicle, it will then be your job to follow defined processes to restore the vehicle to a high-quality paint finish. Modern paints preparation and refinishing techniques are becoming increasingly complex, and it is essential that today's paint technicians are fully conversant with the most recent technology.

This is an unmatched opportunity with excellent training and superb future career prospects. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

Tasks the successful candidate can be expected to carry out:

  • 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

Training is delivered in the workplace and via six one-week college blocks per year at S&B Automotive Academy. The apprentice will be assigned a mentor in college and at the designated workplace who will offer support, advice, and guidance by monitoring progress through an electronic logbook which both employer and the apprentice will have access to 24/7 365 days a year.

The apprentice will work towards the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English, if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

As a company we are committed to providing development and training opportunities to our employees. This apprenticeship is the grounding for your future development and there are lots of opportunities to develop your career within our company.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

The competition for apprenticeship placements is strong so please ensure your application is modified to the type of apprenticeship you are applying for, pay attention to presentation, spelling and grammar and include any relevant experience, hobbies/interests or qualifications.

About the employer

Dennis Eagle, part of the Terberg Environmental Group, is a world leader in the design and manufacture of refuse collection vehicles, with an established reputation for supplying quality products that meet the highest expectations in terms of performance, cost and delivery. Committed to the continued development of innovative solutions for the waste and recycling market, the company provides complete vehicle solutions, producing refuse collection bodies, chassis and bin lifts. Its comprehensive product portfolio offers a configuration to suit every application, and this is backed-up by unrivalled customer service provided by the largest aftersales and support structure in the industry.

Employer

DENNIS EAGLE LIMITED

Address

Heathcote Way

Heathcote Industrial Estate

Warwick

CV34 6TE

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Training

Training provider

S & B AUTOMOTIVE ACADEMY 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

Luke Morrison

lmorrison@sandbaa.com

07719 545586

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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