Job Title : Vehicle Paint Apprenticeship - level 3
Employer : Hinds Bendalls
Location : Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3 0HA
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Vehicle Maintenance and Repair - Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Automotive
Vacancy Reference : VAC-04251
Brief Description : Remit are recruiting on behalf of Hinds Bendalls to recruit an enthusiastic individual to join their skilled team as a Vehicle Paint Technician Apprentice. If you are interested, apply now!
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 : Paint Refinisher (also known as paint sprayers) Technicians are the ones who put the final touches on collision repairs and have the ability to make cars look just as they did when they came out of the showroom.
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.
As part of the service a bodyshop offers, you may also carry out valeting, to ensure the vehicles look as good as new.
• Wash down the outside of the car to remove dirt and mud
• Polish the windows, wheels, door handles and mirrors
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 36.5 hours, 8am - 4:30pm Mon - Thurs & 8am - 3:30pm Fri
Salary : £142.35 Per Week
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.
Skills Required : The job involves numerous activities and panel beaters will need to be comfortable with a wide range of vehicles. As a panel beater, you will often be working as part of a team, so good communication and being able to follow instructions would be good skills to have.
Future Prospects : If you’re looking for a motor industry apprenticeship which could lead not just to a job but a long-term career with opportunities for promotion and progression, then this could be for you.
Training to be Provided : This is a Vehicle Paint Apprenticeship Standard, 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 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 at the workplace, giving 1-2-1 information, advice and guidance.
As a result, you will receive the following qualification:
• Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Level 3
• Functional Skills in English & Maths (if required)
Other Information : 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
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