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Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Apprentice Level 3

Employer
Welsh Government
Location
Redde Northgate Wroughton Place Ely Bridge Cardiff Cardiff CF5 4AB
Salary
13,644.00
Closing date
13 Oct 2022

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Specialism
Engineering
Sector
Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Undisclosed
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Job Details

About the apprenticeship

Duties

Join the UK's largest repair group in this fantastic opportunity as a Panel Technician at our busy workshop.

As Panel Technician, we know there's no better feeling than seeing a customer's vehicle at the front of the workshop, waiting for them to collect it - it is what our business is built on.

• 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

Requirements

Skills

The job involves numerous activities and technicians will need to be comfortable with a wide range of vehicles.

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.

Qualifications

Minimum entry requirements are a GCSE grade 3/D or equivalent Functional Skills Level 1 in English and Maths.

Language

Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:
Remit Training

Training provider course:
Vehicle Damage Panel Technician Apprentice Level 3

About the employer

Redde Northgate
Wroughton Place
Ely Bridge
Cardiff
Cardiff
CF5 4AB

Disability confident

No, we are not part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

Candidates shortlisted for the interview process will be asked to conduct a face-to-face interview on-site with the hiring managers.

Company

Why an apprenticeship?

As an apprentice you will earn while you train. It’s a great career choice whether you are leaving school or college, returning to work after starting a family or looking for a new career. There’s a wide range of jobs on offer.  A job at the Welsh Government is unlike any other in Wales.

At the Welsh Government you’ll be given support and guidance so you can develop your skills in the workplace. You will also need to set aside time to study for your apprenticeship. You’ll be a valued member of the team from day one.

What apprenticeships are available?

We don’t currently have any apprenticeship opportunities open as we have now closed our scheme for 2019. If you’d like to keep updated on the vacancies that we’re advertising, you may want to visit our jobs board:  Welsh Government External Vacancies Board.

If you’d like to receive Job Alert e-mails that let you know when we’re advertising a role that suits your preferences, scroll to the bottom of the jobs board, and you’ll see the ‘Create Job Alert’ link.  Click this, and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your alerts.  You’ll need to log in or create an account as part of this process.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply you:

  • will be at least 16 years of age at the time of making your application
  • will not be in full-time education (you can apply while still attending school/college/university but will have finished or intend to finish your studies by the time your apprenticeship starts)
  • will need to meet the Civil Service Nationality requirements to apply.

ALS eligibility

Please note that ALS our training providers have their own eligibility in order to provide the funding required to undertake an apprenticeship. You may not be eligible to apply if:

  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in ICT, Software, Web and Telecoms or a similar subject
  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in Business Administration, Customer Service or a similar subject

What are the benefits?  

How much will I be paid?

You will earn £19,240 a year while training. When you pass your apprenticeship you can apply for a permanent job at the Welsh Government. Within 2 years of starting your apprenticeship you could be earning £22,500. 

You will get 31 days holidays as well as 10 public and privilege days. We offer flexible working arrangements to help you get the right work/life balance. You will also be eligible for membership of the Civil Service Pension Scheme

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