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Job Title : Vehicle Panel Beater Apprentice
Employer : Cooper Barnes Automotive
Location : Linton, Cambridgeshire, CB21 4XN
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship Framework and Level : Vehicle Maintenance and Repair - Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Motor Vehicle
Vacancy Reference - : VAC-11140
Vacancy Short Description : Through this Vehicle Body Repair apprenticeship you will learn the many techniques and skills required for replacing and repairing new age steel, aluminium, plastics and carbon fibre body panels and structural components using state of the art equipment an

 

Qualifications Required : To be considered for this apprenticeship you must have A*-D (3-9) in GCSE Maths and English or a Level 1 equivalent
Vacancy Full Description : Through this Vehicle Body Repair apprenticeship you will learn the many techniques and skills required for replacing and repairing new age steel, aluminium, plastics and carbon fibre body panels and structural components using state of the art equipment and tools.

The successful applicant will be trained in Panel, on a range of vehicle manufacturers, makes, and models through hands-on practice in:
• Removing and fitting non-permanently fixed vehicle body panels
• Removing and replacing exterior motor vehicle panels, including permanently fixed components
• Minor and Major exterior body panel repairs
• Metal Inert Gas and Metal Active Gas (MIG/MAG) welding techniques
• Vehicle construction and materials
• Removing and replacing structural body panels
• Identifying and rectifying vehicle body misalignment
• Realigning damaged vehicles using body jigs
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 40hrs pw Mon- Sat Shifts TBC
Salary : £140.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 30/07/2017
Possible Start Date : 21/08/2017
Personal Qualities : We are looking for someone who is:

• Loyal
• Committed
• Hard working
• Enthusiastic
• Team player
• Good time keeping
• Willingness to learn new skills
• Positive attitude
• Self motivated
Skills Required : Candidates must have the following skills:

• Good verbal and written communication skills
• Willing to learn and be proactive in maintaining customer standards
• Ability to plan, prioritise, and be accountable for own work
• Ability to meet deadlines and pay attention to detail
• Work experience/prior knowledge is beneficial but not essential
Future Prospects : To become a fully qualified panel beater following the successful completion of your apprenticeship
Training to be Provided : You will work towards your Apprenticeship Standard in Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician
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Employment Rights & Responsibilities
Functional Skills in English, ICT and maths
Other Information : Candidates must attend an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team if they meet the initial criteria as part of the recruitment process.
Things to consider : The candidate must to able to make their own travel arrangements for attending college on a weekly basis

This is a starting salary that will rise with experience and as you demonstrate your commitment to the role
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