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Vehicle Damage Panel/Pain Technician Apprentice

Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Starting Salary £16,230
Closing date
28 Dec 2022

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Do you want to earn whilst you learn, but dont  have any experience in the Automotive industry, but have a passion for all things automotive ? on.

Would you enjoy being part of a dedicated team that works in partnership to create a relevant, memorable difference in the lives of our customers and employees? 

If you're looking for change, and you're ready to make changes … we're looking for you. We really are a, “Best Place to Work.”


Inside Track (part of the DHL group) is the premier automotive marketing services business specialising in event management, fleet management and vehicle logistics. We are experienced in the automotive industry, where we recognise what works and how best to connect brands with their audiences. We are passionate and focused on the industry with a keen awareness of the trends and opportunities. Our people are the true ambassadors for our clients and their products. We work with some of the best names in the automotive industry including Ford, VW, BMW, Jaguar Land Rover & PSA and pride ourselves on thinking the impossible isn't!




What will you do ?


Working at a start of the art facilty in Thorne, you will be part of a technical team completing the below and many more duties:


  • Rectify vehicle faults as indicated on each job card in accordance with manufactures guidelines, by using the correct and orderly diagnostic procedures where to locate faulty components. Ensure all displacement parts renewed under warranty follow the warranty procedure and specifications and also acknowledge receipt of such items when returning. Maintain and upkeep all workshop tools and equipment. Renew defective components as per manufactures guidelines. Document thoroughly on job card, process required to rectify any defects, record all test reading and indicate clearly defective component identified. Ensure Health & Safety Law, Company Policy and Safe Working Practices are adhered to by yourself. Ensure local working environment is maintained to a clean tidy and safe area.



What qualifications will i gain as part of the role ?


During the 36 month apprenticeship you will work to achieve Level 3 Vehicle Body and Paint Apprenticeship qualification  , this will include the following:


  • Level 3 Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair (Body or Paint) Principles (VRQ) Level 3 Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair (Body or Paint) Competence (VCQ) A week of team building at Plas Menai outward bound centre

All Apprenticeship Training is completed by the BMW Academy, this will include block training weeks at one of the Academies state of the Art  training Locations. Accomodation, food and travel will be covered by company expenses.




Now what do we need from you?


  • Show a keen interest and passion for automotive vehicles and the industry as a whole. No industry experience, but have a passion to learn, w wil teach you everything you need to know. Can work effectively in a busy workshop environment, as part of a team and also separately Have a high level of professionalism with a positive attitude to work. The ability to follow instructions given by Workshop senior Team members. Valid clean driving license Applicants are required to have a GCSE Grade A* - C (9 – 4) or Functional Skills Level 2 in English, Maths & ICT(  Science subject) . we will need to view copies of all certificates before Experience day invitations are sent.



What will you get in return?


In return for your hard work we offer excellent career progression opportunities upon successful completion of the program and a professional environment where you can acquire, use and continue developing your skills. As part of a growing DHL population, you will receive access to a variety of our excellent benefits, which include; 25 days holiday, childcare vouchers and retail discounts. You will also receive an annual salary review.  


We want our Apprentices to build their careers with us upon successful completion of the program; contribute their ideas to influence the success of our business; and give them the opportunity to be a part of an organisation that makes a real contribution to society as well as to the world of Supply Chain logistics.


What you'll need to do next?


If you have a proven track record of achievement to match the requirements for this role and you are looking for your next career move, simply apply online ensuring that a full up to date CV is attached with your application, please remember we are not looking for industry experience. 


DHL is passionate to ensure we provide equality of opportunity for all employees. Furthermore we aim to ensure  workplaces are free from discrimination and that not only employees but also our potential future employees are treated fairly and with dignity and respect. We ensure that equality of opportunity maintains a high profile in our organisation


For any questions regarding the Apprenticeship, please contact us:






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