Apprentice Body Repair Technician *2019 Summer Start*

Recruiter
APOLLO MOTOR COMPANY (WESTBURY) LIMITED
Location
Innovation House, Westbury, BA13 4FG
Salary
£156.00 per week
Posted
24 Jan 2019
Closes
24 Jan 2019
Ref
VAC091106983
Specialism
Manufacturing
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
-Throughout our 33-year history, the Apollo Group has repeatedly impressed and set industry standards with unparalleled service excellence. As a result, the company has evolved into the best known and most valuable repair group in the South of England.

You will receive exceptional training from our team of fully qualified Senior Technicians in the latest techniques for restoring vehicles to a pristine condition.

These techniques include:
  • Stripping of vehicles for repair as per job card
  • Panel removal, repair and refit
  • Reporting any extra parts needed to Workshop Controller/Estimator
  • Complete quality control check sheet
  • Check the correct repair method is being used
  • Demonstrating Chassis alignment techniques
  • Set up welding equipment correctly as per repair methods
  • Use of extraction at all times and the correct fillers
  • Correctly fitting vehicles after repair
  • Checking locks, lights, electrics as per quality control


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Using initiative
  • High level of attention to detail


Personal qualities

  • Strong communication skills
  • Well organised
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced working environment
  • A keen interest and passion for motor vehicle


Desired qualifications

Minimum requirements range from 4 GCSE equivalents at Grade 4 or above. These must include English and maths, with ICT preferred but not essential.

Future prospects

You will naturally progress onto to your Level 3 apprenticeship. On completion of the Level 3 qualification, you will be fully qualified as a Vehicle Panel Technician in which you could receive an average OTE salary between £35,000 to £50,000 a year.

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

You may be called by our dedicated training provider, Remit Group, who will discuss you through the recruitment process and guide you through the recruitment process. This call may come from a Nottingham (0115) number.