This Paint Apprenticeship offers a great opportunity to work in a modern Bodyshop-type environment, working on a broad range of vehicles to develop a level of skilled craft in Preparation and Paint.
A Vehicle Damage Paint Technician works in the vehicle body repair sector of the motor industry. The role is to prepare, spray and finish vehicles that have been involved in collisions and other incidents, in an efficient manner. This includes ensuring correct colour match and final finish to the company and customer's exacting standards. They are responsible for the finishing of whole panels, panel sections, wheels, or even a car's entire bodywork.
A Paint Technician:
The paint technician’s role also includes repair, surface preparation and refinishing to manufacturer’s specifications.
A technician is able to follow defined processes to restore the vehicle to a high quality paint finish and demonstrate colour identification, selecting the correct materials such as primers, base coats and clear coats which are applied using spray equipment.
The paint technician will utilise modern drying and curing techniques such as Ultra Violet (UV), Infrared and catalytic solutions used in the refinishing industry.