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Job Title : Apprentice Vehicle Paint Refinisher Technician
Employer : Apollo Motor Co Tonbridge
Location : Tonbridge, Kent, TN12 5HH
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Vehicle Maintenance and Repair - Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Automotive
Vacancy Reference : VAC-04939
Brief Description : We are recruiting on behalf of Apollo Motor Group and have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join them as a Vehicle Paint Re-finisher. If this sounds like the perfect career for you, apply now!


Qualifications Required : Minimum grade requirements are at least 4 GCSE’s at Level 4 (or equivalent) including English and Maths, with ICT an advantage but not essential.
Vacancy Detail : We are working with the largest and most recommended independent vehicle repair group in the South, who have repeatedly impressed and set industry standards with unparalleled service excellence throughout their 33-year history. We are recruiting on behalf of Apollo Motor Group for an Apprentice Vehicle Paint Re-finisher Technician to start their career in Summer 2020
This is a fantastic opportunity to work with state-of-the-art workshops, the latest repair technology and the highest levels of customer service. You will receive exceptional training from their team of fully qualified Senior Technicians in the latest techniques for restoring vehicles to a pristine condition.

These techniques include:
• Preparation of vehicles – stripping, sanding and masking
• Paint application techniques including spray booth technology
• Checking correct paint colour and use of spray out card for all colours
• Setting the oven temperature, air pressure and time
• Roller and paint spraying priming
• Completing quality control check sheet
• Ordering paint for parts when needed
• Liaising with other departments
• Report any problems to Workshop Controller

Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 8am - 4pm (Monday to Friday)
Salary : £166.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 21/08/2020
Possible Start Date : 01/09/2020
Personal Qualities : • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Using initiative
• High level of attention to detail
Skills Required : • Strong communication skills
• Well organised
• Ability to work in a fast-paced working environment
• A keen interest and passion for motor vehicle
Future Prospects : You will naturally progress onto to your Level 3 apprenticeship. On completion of the Level 3 qualification, you will be fully qualified as a Vehicle Paint Refinisher in which you could receive an average OTE salary between £35,000 to £50,000 a year.
Training to be Provided : This is a Vehicle Paint Technician Apprenticeship, delivered by Remit Group.
Training is delivered on a block release basis 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 36-month duration of the course. 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 achieve the following:
• Level 3 Vehicle Damage Paint Technician
• Functional Skills in English & maths (if required)
Other Information : You may be called by us, Remit Group, who will discuss you through the recruitment process and guide you through the recruitment process. This call may come from a Nottingham (0115) number.
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