Motor Vehicle Apprenticeship – O C MOTORS REPAIR LIMITED –

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Motor Vehicle Apprenticeship – O C MOTORS REPAIR LIMITED –

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Evans Road, Speke,  L24 9PB

Number of positions (1)

Working week – 37.5 hours per week – Monday – Friday 1 day per week (term time) will be in The City of Liverpool College

Weekly wage – £146.25

Expected apprenticeship duration – 12 months


OC Motor Repairs we specialise in – car body repairs, crash repairs, alloy wheel specialists, vehicle resprays, body kits. Their highly skilled workforce, are constantly being trained and re-trained to ensure their personal performance remains at the leading edge of the vehicle repair industry.

If you can pay close attention to detail and you would like a practical job working with vehicles, this job could be for you. As a motor vehicle body repairer, you would fix or replace damaged body parts on all types of vehicles.

Duties to include:

  • Fitting new panels where the damage is too great for repair
  • Custom-building body panels from sheet metal before welding them into place

After you have fixed the damaged parts, you would refinish the surfaces by:

  • Removing old paintwork, sealant and rust, using a wire wheel attached to a drill or grinder
  • Cleaning the repair area and masking off other parts to be left alone
  • Priming and paint spraying the area, using the manufacturer instructions on colour matches
  • Sealing and waxing the repair

You would also keep a record of completed work to give to the customer when they come to collect their vehicle.

Desired skills

  • Good practical ability
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise tasks
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good problem-solving skills

Personal qualities

  • Willingness to be trained and developed
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Well presented, polite and well spoken
  • Punctual
  • Trustworthy
  • Hardworking
  • Honest
  • Adaptable

Desired qualifications

  • Ideally a Level 1 qualification in vehicle maintenance or engineering but mainly a real willingness to learn and take the initiative when it comes to taking on car mechanical work and responsibilities

Future prospects

  • On successful completion of the apprenticeship the post will be reviewed and there may be the opportunity of a full-time position and the chance to progress to a Level 3 apprenticeship

Training to be provided

  • Level 2  NVQ in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair upon successful completion of the apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills maths (if GCSE A-C (9-4) is not already achieved)
  • Functional Skills English (if GCSE A-C (9-4) is not already achieved