Scania Vehicle Paint Bodyshop Apprenticeship

  • Company Name: Scania (GB) Ltd - Sheffield
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Sector: Automotive
  • Application Deadline Date: 26/04/2024
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Location: Sheffield, S9 2UB
  • Salary: £15,600.00 per year
  • Ref: VAC-14692
  • Start Date: 13/05/2024
  • Working Week: 8am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday (Shifts may vary)

Brief Description

Are you passionate about a long-term career within the automotive industry? Are you hands-on and creative? Do you want to join one of the World’s leading manufacturers? Scania are on the search for enthusiastic individuals to join their expert team as a Bodyshop Apprentice!

Vacancy Detail

For more than 120 years Scania has been at the forefront of the automotive industry and today is one of the world’s most recognised and respected commercial vehicle brands.

Working for Scania Great Britain is not just about the job. Scania goes the extra mile to provide an excelled employment package for every member of staff. This can include; Incentive Schemes, Pension, Scania Rewards and an Employee Assistance Programme including 22 days holidays in which will increase in line with your time at Scania.

As an Apprentice at Scania, 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.

Qualifications Required

Minimum requirements are a 4/C grade or equivalent in English and Maths.

Personal Qualities

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

Skills Required

• A keen interest and passion for the Heavy Vehicle industry
• Practically minded
• Logical approach to problem solving
• An enthusiasm to learn new practical and theoretical skills
• Good verbal and written communication skills

Future Prospects

Successful completion of the apprenticeship is not the end. As the major heavy truck distributor in the Midlands, we continue to develop all of our technicians through the Scania (Great Britain) Limited Master Technician scheme.

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 branch easily each day.

Ready to start your adventure?