Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Apprentice Level 3


Mount Farm Industrial Estate, MK1 1LG

Closes in 20 days (Friday 9 August)

Posted on 8 July 2024


Are you wanting to start your career in the Automotive Industry? Are you hands-on and passionate about Vehicles? FMGRS part of ZIGUP PLC are looking for a Vehicle Paint Apprentice to join their award winning apprenticeship programme!

Annual wage
£14,600.04 a year

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

Training course
Vehicle damage paint technician (level 3)
40 hours per week, days and shifts to be confirmed

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 19 August


3 Years

Positions available



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

This is a Vehicle Damage Paint Apprenticeship programme, delivered by Remit Group.

Awarding Body: Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI)

Training is delivered in the workplace and on block release at the Remit Automotive Academy in Derby. This means you will be required to stay in a hotel for 12 separate weeks (Mon – Fri) over the duration of the programme, which equals 4 weeks per year. All associated costs for training are met by the employer and there will be no cost to you.

You will also be assigned a dedicated Development Coach who will visit you every 4-6 weeks either in the workplace or remotely via Microsoft Teams, giving 1-2-1 advice and guidance to help you achieve the following IMI qualifications:
• Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Level 3

Where you’ll work

Clarke Road

Mount Farm Industrial Estate



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


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.


    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade A*-C (9-4))
    • Maths (grade A*-C (9-4))

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


    • Attention to detail
    • Enthusiasm to learn

    Other requirements

    Closing Dates: Please submit your application along with your CV as soon as possible to avoid disappointment; we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of applications

    About this company

    ZIGUP plc is a leading integrated mobility solutions platform formed in February 2020 following the all-share Merger of light commercial hire business Northgate plc and Redde plc, the provider of incident and accident management, legal, and other mobility-related services.

    After this apprenticeship

    Potential for employment within the industry, or seek further education as a qualified Vehicle damage paint technician.

    In addition to the salary:

    • The tooling offer - each apprentice receives a starter tooling kit, for paint this is a brand new SATA spray gun with a value of over £500 which they will receive this in their first couple of months.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000262887.

    Apply now

    Closes in 20 days (Friday 9 August)

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    After signing in, you’ll apply for this apprenticeship on the company's website.