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Body Repair Technician Apprenticeship

  • Company: Smart Xpress Paint & Body Ltd
  • Location: Blackpool
  • Vacancy Ref: 00000189
  • Weekly wage: £192.40
  • Hours per week: 40
  • Sector: Automotive

This vacancy is for a Body Repair Technician Apprenticeship based in Blackpool.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

A Vehicle Damage Paint Technician works in the vehicle body repair sector of the motor industry.

The general duties within this role may include:
  • Undertake appropriate job preparation prior to commencing repair, including safety precautions, panel preparation and body measurements.
  • Identify the material used in the construction to enable the correct joining techniques and manufacturer specifications to be adhered to.
  • Interpret relevant technical data and methods to make sure that any joints are in line with vehicle manufacturer specification and the vehicle/body panels are aligned correctly.
  • Ability to identify and understand the correct joining technology
  • Remove, repair and replace vehicle body panels and components of the vehicle safely and efficiently
  • Operate the correct repair tools, equipment and devices used in the process, panel pulling systems, jig and alignment tools, spot welders, brazing tools.
  • Identify and communicate supplementary damage such as panels that were deemed to be reparable but once worked on were found to be beyond repair along with damage that could not be established on original inspection.
  • Ability to detect and rectify faults within a vehicles structure that’s integral to its safety

Training to be provided

  • Vehicle Body Repair technician, Level 3 (A level)
  • Work based training and mentoring.
  • Off–site theory and practical training on a block release basis.
Interested? Apply now