BMW Apprentice Paint Technician

Vines Motor Group
13 Feb 2019
17 Feb 2019
Start Date
Job Description Job Title: BMW Apprentice Paint Technician Salary: Starting GBP12,000 Bonus: n/a Hours: 45 hours a week Monday - Friday Salary: Year 1 = GBP12,000 per annum Year 2 = GBP15,000 per annum Year 3 = GBP18,000 per annum On successful completion of the Apprenticeship your salary will be in line with our certified BMW Painters plus Bonus Opportunities Do you have a passion for cars? The BMW Bodyshop Apprenticeship Programme provides training for Paint Apprentices. Most of your apprenticeship will be on-the job training based at our Guildford BMW Bodyshop with a mentor to oversee your work-based learning. A BMW representative will also visit you on a 12 weekly basis to set performance targets and ensure any development needs are being met. The study sessions will be offsite and delivered at a centralised body training facility in Milton Keynes. This centre is equipped with BMW Cars and BMW ColorSystems to ensure that apprentices are trained to the highest standards. Your apprenticeship will include the following; Preparation and application of foundation materials and topcoat, an awareness of different paint systems, paint equipment, special effect paints, quality vehicle checks and Vehicle Damage Assessments as well as learning about the removal, repair and refitting of panels and components, welding techniques, panel beating, dent removal and Vehicle Damage Assessments. On successful completion of the Advanced Apprenticeship, the qualifications attained will be: * IMI Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair Principles (VRQ) * IMI Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair Competence (VCQ) * IMI Level 3 Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair Principles (VRQ) * IMI Level 3 Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair Competence (VCQ) The individual * Excellent communication skills * Keen to learn with an interest in development and progression * Passionate about the automotive industry * Hardworking * Excellent attendance and timekeeping * Reliable * Ability to use own initiative; * Must have a 'can do' attitude; polite and courteous. Minimum qualifications You are required to have, or predicted to attain, 3 GCSEs (or equivalent) at Grade C or above in English, Maths and ICT (or one other subject). Following on from completion of the apprenticeship, you will have a fantastic foundation to continue your career within the automotive industry. Job Requirements Why work at Vines Ltd? As well as having the opportunity to work for the iconic BMW and MINI brands you will be part of a successful privately owned business where our people are our greatest asset. Our mission is 'to inspire each other to delight our customers', we do this through our 'Winning Together' brand values; * Working as One Team * Being Warm and Welcoming * Doing what you say you will do The motor trade is a tough, highly competitive market, but we believe it's these values which makes us successful and why our staff stay with us; 25% of our employees have been part of the Vines family for 10 years plus! Benefits At Vines, our people work hard so we make sure we offer a competitive benefits package * 24 days' holiday for full time employees (excluding bank holidays) * Pension & Life assurance * Staff car leasing scheme - The ability for employee's and their family members to get fantastic lease deals (which includes no deposit) on BMW and MINI models. * Discounts on new and used cars and bikes * Discount on parts and servicing * Training at BMW UK Academy * Bike2Work scheme * Discounts with a number of high street retailers * Employee Referral scheme * Customer introductory scheme * Give as You Earn * Long Service Scheme

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