Job Title : Vehicle Paint Apprenticeship FW Level 2
Employer : Fix Auto Luton
Location : Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 3EA
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Vehicle Body and Paint - Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Automotive
Vacancy Reference : VAC-03630
Brief Description : Remit are recruiting for Fix Autos in Luton, who have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to kick start their career
and join a skilled team as a Vehicle Paint technician. If you are interested, apply now!
Qualifications Required : No previous automotive qualifications are required, and we will support and help develop your English, Maths and ICT.
Vacancy Detail : Fix Auto's technicians are trained to industry standards.
You will be trained to complete every aspect of painting a vehicle from paint preparation, through to painting and polishing.
• Preparing paint spraying equipment
• Preparing the bodywork of the vehicle.
• Mix paint by eye or using computer technology to ensure the best colour match
• Applying several coats to the car, including primers, colours and protective finishes.
• Solving paint application problems; defects, cause and cures
• Maintaining and cleaning equipment.
• Storing paints in the correct conditions.
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 40 Hours per week Monday to Friday 08.00 to 17.00 1 hour lunch
Salary : £156.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 23/08/2019
Possible Start Date : 09/09/2019
Personal Qualities : Commitment and enthusiasm are a must and a passion for motor vehicles and physical work would be an advantage
Skills Required : The job involves numerous activities, and you will need to be comfortable with a wide range of vehicles. As a Paint Technician, you will often be working alongside panel beaters, so good communication and being able to follow instructions would be good skills to have.
Future Prospects : There is a large gap in the motor trade, where companies are crying out for highly skilled Paint Technicians.
Do you have the passion and commitment to rise to the challenge and become the next generation of Skilled Technicians?
Training to be Provided : This is a Vehicle Paint Technician Apprenticeship, delivered by Remit Group.
Training is delivered in the workplace and on block release at the Remit Academy in Derby. This means you will be required to stay in a hotel for 4 separate weeks (Mon – Fri) over the duration of the programme. 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 at the workplace, giving 1-2-1 information, advice and guidance. As a result, you will receive the following qualification:
• VRQ & VCQ level 2 certificates in Vehicle Paint Refinishing
• Functional Skills in English & Maths (if required)
Other Information : There is a large gap in the motor trade, where people a crying out for highly skilled Paint Technicians. Do you have the passion and commitment to rise to the challenge?
Things to consider : You’d be using specialist equipment like a manual spray gun along with various masks and breathing apparatus, which requires a reasonable level of physical fitness.
It is important that Paint Refinshers always use personal protective equipment (PPE) and follow safety procedures for using hazardous materials.
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