Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Apprentice
Company: BCA Fleet Solutions (Thurleigh)
Location: Bedford, MK44 2YP
Salary: £180.00 per week
Application Deadline Date: 06/09/2021
Start Date: 13/09/2021
Positions Available: 2
Working Week: 8am - 4:30pm, Monday to Friday
Are you hands-on and practical? Are you wanting to start your career in the Automotive industry? Remit are currently recruiting on behalf of BCA looking for an Vehicle Paint Apprentice to join their talented team!
? No previous automotive qualifications are required
? Minimum of GCSE (or equivalent) grades of 9* - 4 (A - C) in English and Maths
? Attained or working towards ? Full UK driving licence at the permissible age
The job involves numerous activities and technicians will need to be comfortable with a wide range of vehicles.
As a technician, 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.
At BCA they invest considerably in staff development and training and you can expect to receive comprehensive training to provide opportunities for career progression.
Apprentice loyalty bonus of up to ?10,000 T?s & C?s apply
BCA Marketplace Ltd forms part of largest automotive group, Constellation Automotive Group which also includes industry leaders such as ?We Buy Any Car? and ?Cinch?.
Operating across over 50 employment locations across the UK, BCA also comprises the largest finished vehicle logistics operation of its type, including vehicle storage, preparation and refurbishment as well as the UK?s biggest vehicle transporter fleet.
As an Apprentice in BCA, you will receive training and support throughout your qualification 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.
A certain amount of administration and customer interaction is also required:
? Keeping a record of work carried out and time taken
? Liaising with the customer or insurance company
? Providing quotations and estimations
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
Closing Dates: Please submit your application along with your CV as soon as possible to avoid disappointment; we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of applications
Travel: Please check you are able to travel to the BCA branch easily each day.