Job Title : Vehicle Body Repair Apprentice - Level 2
Employer : BCA Fleet Solutions (Kingsnorth)
Location : Rochester, Kent, ME3 9ND
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Vehicle Body and Paint - Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Automotive
Vacancy Reference : VAC-04098
Brief Description : Remit are recruiting on behalf of BCA Fleet Solutions to recruit an enthusiastic individual to join their skilled Bodyshop team as a Body Repair apprentice.
Qualifications Required : No previous automotive qualifications are required and a full assessment will take place to ensure you have the skills to complete the course, and we will support and help develop your English, Maths and ICT.
Vacancy Detail : This is an exciting opportunity to join British Car Auctions (BCA) and become a qualified technician.
Body Repair Technicians (Panel beaters) repair and replace vehicle bodywork which has either been damaged in a collision or deliberately damaged.
As an apprentice you will learn how to repair, and sometimes replace, damaged bodywork using specialist techniques with traditional tools and the latest equipment.
• Assessing a vehicle to establish the extent of damage
• Based on the initial assessment, deciding whether to repair or replace bodywork
• Removing damaged panels
• Refitting new/repaired panels
• Repairing damaged bodywork using traditional dolly and hammer or more modern techniques
• Repairing small dents, holes or corroded areas using a compound filler.
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 40 hours, 8am - 5pm, Monday - Friday (18+ 7am - 5pm)
Application Deadline Date : 22/11/2019
Possible Start Date : 02/12/2019
Personal Qualities : Commitment and enthusiasm are a must and a passion for motor vehicles and physical work would be an advantage.
The competition for apprenticeship placements is strong so please ensure your application is tailored 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.
Skills Required : The job involves numerous activities, you will need to be comfortable with a wide range of vehicles.
As a Technician, you will often be working within a team, so good communication and being able to follow instructions would be good skills to have.
Future Prospects : BCA's vision is to shape the future of automotive solutions by delivering quality and value to their customers. Their drive and ethos sets them apart from their competitors
Training to be Provided : This is a Vehicle Accident Repair 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 in Vehicle Accident Body Repair Level 2
• Functional Skills in English & Maths (if required)
Other Information : Due to the rural location and the lack of public transport, please ensure that you can travel to and from BCA easily each day.
Things to consider : You’d be using specialist equipment, which requires a reasonable level of physical fitness.
It is important that Technicians always use personal protective equipment (PPE) and follow safety procedures for using hazardous materials.
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