Posted: 45 days ago
Expires in: 35 days

Vehicle Body Repair Apprentice - Level 2

Salary: £180

Location: Bedford

Job type: Apprenticeship

Category: Apprenticeship

Remit are recruiting on behalf of BCA Fleet Solutions to recruit 2 enthusiastic individuals to join their skilled Bodyshop team as Body Repair apprentice's.
This is an exciting opportunity to join British Car Auctions (BCA) and become a qualified technician.

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

The job involves numerous activities, you will need to be comfortable with a wide range of vehicles. As a Technician, you will often be working within a team, so good communication and being able to follow instructions would be good skills to have.
No previous automotive qualifications are required, and we will support and help develop your English, Maths and ICT.
This is a Vehicle Accident Repair Technician Apprenticeship, delivered by Remit Group. Training is delivered in the workplace and on block release at the Remit Academy in Derby. This means you will be required to stay in a hotel for 4 separate weeks (Mon – Fri) over the duration of the programme. All associated costs for training are met by the employer and there will be no cost to you. You will also be assigned a dedicated Development Coach who will visit you every 4-6 weeks at the workplace, giving 1-2-1 information, advice and guidance. As a result, you will receive the following qualification in your chosen specialism: • VRQ & VCQ in Level 2 • Functional Skills in English & Maths (if required)
Commitment and enthusiasm are a must and a passion for motor vehicles and physical work would be an advantage.
BCA's vision is to shape the future of automotive solutions by delivering quality and value to their customers. Their drive and ethos sets them apart from their competitors