Vehicle Damage Panel Technician Apprentice

  • Company Name: Ross Gordon Commercials Bodyworks
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Sector: Automotive
  • Application Deadline Date: 23/02/2024
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Location: Bristol, BS11 0YB
  • Salary: Apprenticeship Minimum Wage
  • Ref: VAC-14877
  • Start Date: 03/03/2024
  • Working Week: Mon-Friday 8am -4:30

Brief Description

This apprenticeship is the Level 3 Vehicle Damage Panel Technician standard program As an apprentice, you will learn how to repair, and replace, damaged bodywork using specialist techniques with traditional tools and the latest equipment.

Vacancy Detail

As an apprentice, you will learn how to repair and sometimes replace, damaged bodywork using specialist techniques with traditional tools and the latest equipment.

• Assessing a vehicle to establish the extent of damage
• Based on the initial assessment, deciding whether to repair or replace bodywork
• Removing and refitting damaged panels
• Repairing damaged bodywork using traditional dolly and hammer or more modern techniques
• Repairing small dents, holes, or corroded areas using a compound filler

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

Qualifications Required

Good levels of English and Math's are beneficial

Personal Qualities

You will need to have a high level of attention to detail and working to a high standard to ensure the customer’s car is in safe hands and has been restored to its previous pristine condition.

Skills Required

• Ability to follow instructions
• Good communications skills
• Good attention to detail
• Good work ethic and motivation to learn

Future Prospects

There is a large gap in the motor trade, where people a crying out for highly skilled Body Repair Technicians. Do you have the passion and commitment to rise to the challenge?

Other Information

There is a large gap in the motor trade, where people a crying out for highly skilled Body Repair Technicians. Do you have the passion and commitment to rise to the challenge?

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