Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Apprentice

  • Company: BCA Fleet Solutions (Chipping)
  • Location: Banbury, OX17 1LL
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Salary: £220.00 per week
  • Sector: Automotive
  • Ref: VAC-09299
  • Application Deadline Date: 08/08/2022
  • Start Date: 22/08/2022
  • Positions Available: 5
  • Working Week: 8am - 4:30pm, Monday to Friday

Brief Description

Are you hands-on and practical? Are you looking forward to starting your career in the Automotive industry? Remit Group is currently recruiting on behalf of BCA looking for an Vehicle Paint Apprentice to join their talented team!

Qualifications Required

? No previous automotive qualifications are required
? Minimum of GCSE (or equivalent) grades of 9* - 3 (A - D) in English and Maths

Personal Qualities

You must have a strong passion for the industry and in your own personal development as BCA will help support you, with further training opportunities available

Skills Required

Please be aware the you would be using specialist equipment like spray guns along with various masks and breathing apparatus, it is important that Paint Sprayers always use personal protective equipment (PPE) and follow safety procedures for using hazardous materials.

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.

Future Prospects

At BCA they invest considerably in staff development and training and you can expect to receive comprehensive training to provide opportunities for career progression.

Vacancy Detail

BCA Marketplace Ltd forms part of the 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 use 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

Other Information

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.

Ready to start your adventure?