Body shop Paint Technician Apprenticeship -Oldham

Level: 3


Employer: STEER AUTOMOTIVE GROUP LIMITED


Location: Whiteley St, Chadderton

Do you want a dynamic and exciting career in the automotive industry? Steer Automotive is offering a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice Vehicle Damage Paint Technician. You will work within the Collision Repair workshop, demonstrating expert working knowledge in relation to the repair of vehicle body panels to vehicle manufacturer specification.

Duration: 36 Months

Expected start date: 13/05/2024

Hours per week: 40 hours

Wage: (Annually)

Job role includes

The role includes repair, surface preparation and painting to the manufacturer paint specification.

A technician is able to follow defined processes to restore the vehicle to a high-quality paint finish. Demonstrating colour identification and select the correct materials such as primers, base coats and lacquers applied using spray equipment and utilising modern drying/curing techniques such as Ultra Violet (UV), Infrared and catalytic solutions used in the refinishing of vehicles. Create a safe environment working efficiently and reducing waste.

Duties will include:

  • Working alongside the current staff to repair and painting customer vehicles
  • Involvement in drying and curing techniques used in the finishing of vehicles
  • Calculation / estimation of paint volume requirements per job
  • Health and Safety and compliance requirements of a collision repair business, such as control of substances
  • Identify and operate the correct repair tools, equipment and devices used in the process e.g., mixing systems, paint booths,UV lamps and spray equipment

About employer

Steer is the UK’s leading automotive repair business, with 98 locations and over 2,300 expert colleagues, repairing over 100,000 vehicles a year. Trusted by the world’s leading vehicle brands, we currently hold 42 manufacturer approvals and recommendations, including Porsche, Aston Martin, Bentley, McLaren, Jaguar Land Rover, Tesla, Mercedes, BMW MINI.

  • weighting: Essential
  • qualificationType: GCSE or equivalent
  • subject: English
  • grade: C/4 or above

  • Nationally recognised qualifications - IMI Apprenticeship in Vehicle damage paint technician (Standard - Level 3)
  • Functional Skills Level 2 (if required)
  • Regular review and welfare visits from our assessors who will observe all evidence opportunities that occur naturally in the workplace

    Upon successful completion and review of the apprenticeship, you will have the opportunity to gain employment with the business.

  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Team working
  • Creative
  • Initiative
  • Patience

Vacancy title

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Duration: 18 months

Expected start date: 28/3/2022

Hours per week: 37.5 hours

Wage: 146.25 (weekly)

Job role includes

  • Explore what an apprenticeship is and how they work.
  • Understand what it means to be an apprentice.
  • Discover different apprenticeship types, get application hints and tips, and apply for vacancies.

About employer

Employer description

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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