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Body Repair Technician Apprenticeship

Salary: £166

Location: RH11

Job type: Apprenticeship

Category: Apprenticeship

Apprentice Vehicle Body Repair (Panel Beater) Technician SPRAY TECH COMMERCIAL REFINISHING LIMITED Brief overview of the role Remit are recruiting on behalf of Spray-Tech Refinishing who are recruiting to expand their existing team with a Apprentice Vehicle Body Repair (Panel) Technician. Closing date 29 May 2020 Apprenticeship summary * Working week * 8.00am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday * Total hours per week: 40.00 * Weekly wage £166.00 * Expected duration 36 months * Possible start date 01 Jun 2020 * Apprenticeship level Advanced Level Apprenticeship * Positions 1 available Vacancy description Spray-Tech Refinishing has been established for over ten years within Kent and surrounding areas, operating from five fully equipped mobile units, all of which are manned by Bodyshop trained and experienced operatives. Body Repair Technicians (Panel beaters) repair and replace vehicle bodywork which has either been damaged in a collision or deliberately damaged. As an apprentice you will learn how to repair, and sometimes replace, damaged bodywork using specialist techniques with traditional tools and the latest equipment. You will gain the following skills and knowledge: * How to assess and prepare vehicles for commercial repair, including body measurements and panel preparation * Use of tools, equipment and devices e.g. alignment jibs, resistance welding equipment, riveting and bonding tools * Removal and replacement of body panels and associated components * Refitting new/repaired panels * Carrying out strip/refits and realigns parts to motor vehicles. This will include precise measuring, welding and using body straightening equipment on vehicles * Demonstrating modern repair techniques including MiG brazing, spot welding, body riveting, panel bonding and jig work * 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 Requirements and prospects Desired skills * Be able to pay attention to detail and be thorough * Ambition and desire to succeed * Excellent verbal communication skills * Ability to work well with others * A keen interest and enthusiasm for the automotive industry Personal qualities We want to identify those people that are ambitious and demonstrate a willingness to learn, who are excited by the prospect of working in the automotive industry and want to become experts in their technical field. Desired qualifications A minimum of a 3/D Grade or equivalent in GCSE English Language and maths would be advantageous. Future prospects Spray Tech Refinishing are looking for individuals to undertake the Apprenticeship Programme with the potential to develop and build a full-time career with them after completion. Things to consider Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week)

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