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Automotive Apprentice Vehicle Paint Technician

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Automotive Apprentice Vehicle Paint Technician


This is an exciting opportunity to work and train towards becoming a fully qualified Vehicle Paint Technician.

Full Description

The role will include: Preparing vehicles to be painted after damage has occurred, ensuring all parts have been stripped from the vehicle, sanding down relevant areas, adjoining areas for blending, masking, etching and priming areas to be treated and selecting, matching and mixing colour. 

As an Apprentice Vehicle Paint Technician you will be fully trained and will contribute to the painting and finishing of vehicles. This includes a range of processes that includes preparing and painting the vehicle and repairing any defects. 

 Duties will also include:  

  • Ensuring all parts have been stripped from the vehicle in order for it to be painted 
  • Sanding down relevant area and adjoining areas for blending 
  • Masking out areas to be treated 
  • Etching and priming area to be treated 
  • Selecting, matching and mixing colour 

You will work and train within the workplace. You will be allocated a work-based college skills coach who will regularly visit you in the workplace to ensure that you are continually working towards your qualification and increasing your knowledge and competency within the workplace 

Working Week: 40 hours per week Monday to Friday 8.30-5 pm with alternate Saturday overtime on a rota 8-12 noon. 

Desired Skills

  • Good communication skills 
  • Reliable 
  • Punctual 
  • Good practical skills 
  • The ability to follow written and verbal instructions 

Desired Personal Qualities

  • Willing to learn 
  • Enthusiastic  
  • Positive attitude  
  • Able to work under supervision and follow instruction from superiors  

Qualifications Required

Candidates must achieve a score of at least Entry Level 3 on the college based online initial assessments in English, Maths and IT. 

Training to be Provided

Level 3 Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Apprenticeship

Employer: Crossleys Accident Repair Centre

Location: 39-41 Commercial Road, Liverpool

Salary: Minimum wage as per age per hour

Available Positions: 1

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