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Vehicle Damage panel/paint Technician Apprentice DHL SERVICES LIMITED

An exciting opportunity to work on site at our Customers BMW Thorne site ensuring vehicles are prepped to the high standard required by BMW. If you have a passion for motor vehicles the read on.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 20 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    As part of a growing DHL population you will receive access to a variety of our excellent benefits which include; 25 days holiday, childcare vouchers and retail discounts. You will also receive an annual salary review.

  • Working week

    5 days, Mon- Fri rotational shifts 6am- 2pm and 2pm - 10pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    28 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Working at a start of the art facilty in Thorne, you will be part of a technical team completing the below and many more duties:

  • Rectify vehicle faults as indicated on each job card in accordance with manufactures guidelines, by using the correct and orderly diagnostic procedures where to locate faulty components
  • Ensure all displacement parts renewed under warranty follow the warranty procedure and specifications and also acknowledge receipt of such items when returning
  • Maintain and upkeep all workshop tools and equipment
  • Renew defective components as per manufactures guidelines
  • Document thoroughly on job card, process required to rectify any defects, record all test reading and indicate clearly defective component identified
  • Ensure Health & Safety Law, Company Policy and Safe Working Practices are adhered to by yourself
  • Ensure local working environment is maintained to a clean tidy and safe area

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

During the 36 month apprenticeship you will work to achieve Level 3 Vehicle Body and Paint Apprenticeship qualification, this will include the following:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair (Body or Paint) Principles (VRQ)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair (Body or Paint) Competence (VCQ)
  • A week of team building at Plas Menai outward bound centre

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

By the end of our Apprenticeship, you will have developed the professional knowledge combined with the skills and behaviours to become a Paint or Panel Technician. With the potential to become a Team Leader.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 4) Essential
Other level 3 Apprenticeship/Professional (Grade pass) Desired

About the employer

DHL supply chain is a division of Deutsche Post DHL and is affiliated with DHL Express. Headquartered in Bonn, Deutsche Post has over 500,000 employees. In the Supply Chain business, DHL provides contract logistics solutions along the entire supply chain for customers from a wide variety of sectors.




DHL Supply Chain, C/o BMW

Inside Track, Paddock Lane




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Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage paint technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Application process is in 2 easy stages 1.Application form - You will be asked to enter personal details, qualifications & Right to work 2.Strengths online journey -assess how you would handle situations that you may encounter in the role you are applying for.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 20 Feb 2023