Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Apprenticeship - Rybrook Warrington RYBROOK MOTORS LIMITED

We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic people to join our dynamic teams. You will set up painting equipment, sand down and prepare the outside of the vehicle, match and mix colours and shades and apply primer coats, main coats and finishes.

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

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Closing date: 19 Apr 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

    A typical working week could be 40 hours Monday to Friday 8.30am 5.30pm however your exact hours will be confirmed at a face-to-face interview.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    08 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000229680

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Drying and curing techniques used in the finishing of vehicles
  • Body paint repair tools equipment and devices used in the process e.g. mixing systems spray guns and nozzles paint
  • Substrates such as metal (steel/alloy) along with carbon fiber & glass reinforced plastic to select the correct refinish process and materials
  • Safe handling and risks in the management of solvents high voltage components conventional and alternate fueled vehicles and other areas of significant risk
  • Calculation / estimation of paint volume requirements per job
  • Health & safety and compliance requirements of a collision repair business such as control of substances
  • Their direct commercial productivity and efficiency impact of their role within the whole repair process such as understanding causes for paint defects to reduce waste and the techniques required to prevent these e.g. paint runs.The impact of rework on resources and reputation
  • Quality control process and the implications of poor-quality repairs

The training you will be getting

The programme typically lasts for 36 months dependant on the career path chosen and you'll achieve a nationally recognised qualification.

We will support you to gain your Functional Skills Core Skills in Scotland if you require them in maths and English.

Block training is complemented by a combination of regular coaching visits from one of our experienced coaches as well as virtual classroom sessions and E-Learning modules.

QUALIFICATION:

  • Title Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Level 3

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

There are lots of opportunities to develop your career within our expanding business. Your early development is carefully mapped through your apprenticeship journey with your learning focussed toward achieving an industry-recognised qualification.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working

Qualifications

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

About the employer

At Volvo Cars Warrington, we are committed to supporting all your Volvo needs. From purchasing through to servicing, we have a dedicated team of specially trained staff to assist you. Whether you're choosing a brand new Volvo from our impressive line-up of the fully electric C40, XC40 Pure Electric, EX30 and EX90, to the advanced all-weather vehicles like the XC40, XC60 and XC90, our highly trained and dedicated Volvo sales team are on hand to help you every step of the way. We also have a selection of handpicked, Approved Volvos, under five years old and benefiting from 1 years warranty. Our Aftersales service is second to none and our team are here to help you, we will carry out a complimentary Vehicle Health Check on your vehicle and arrange a loan car, collection and delivery or a while-you-wait appointment, should you require one. Whatever your reason for visiting us, we offer a warm welcome, in a relaxing setting with complimentary Wi-Fi and refreshments, including a daily selection of homemade cakes. We look forward to welcoming you to Volvo Cars Warrington soon.

Employer

RYBROOK MOTORS LIMITED

Address

37 Winwick Road

Warrington

WA2 7DH

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Training

Training provider

CALEX UK LTD

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

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


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 19 Apr 2024