A Vehicle Damage Panel Technician works within the Collision Repair Workshop, demonstrating working knowledge of removal, repair, and replacement of vehicle body panels on cars and light commercial vehicles. Our students will learn, among other things, expert technical knowledge, quality control processes, data interpretation, health & safety in the workshop, job preparation, personal discipline, and team working skills.
The National Minimum Wage for an Apprentice is £3.90 per hour - however most employers tend to pay significantly above this rate. As skills develop many employers tend to increase wages.
The hourly rate is paid for time working in the workplace and training both on and off the job including College time.
Apprentices aged 19 years or over who have already spent a year on an apprenticeship must be paid for at least the full National Minimum Wage appropriate to their age:
18-20 years £6.15 per hour
21-24 years £7.70 per hour
25 and over £8.21 per hour
Holidays will be agreed with the employer. The minimum entitlement is 20 days per year plus Bank Holidays.
This course leads to...
ILM management apprenticeships: L3 Team Leader/Supervisor, L5 Operations/Departmental Manager, L6 Chartered Manager Degree and L7 Senior Leader Master's Degree.
Will be determined by the employer - typically 5 GCSE's grade A-C, progression from L2 Apprenticeship or ability to demonstrate the appropriate knowledge, skills and competency levels. An interest in vehicles and mechanics is highly beneficial.
Why study with us?
The City of Liverpool College will provide an Apprenticeship Training Manual for each student, access to C&G Smart Screen online learning resources, access to online EPA preparation tool personalised to the individual student and additional EPA pack and guidance. The College will also ensure that tuition for any additional Maths and English qualifications required will be provided to the level required for the standard.Apply Now »
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