Apprentice Bodyshop Technician - North Wales Audi

North Wales
23 Jul 2021
23 Aug 2021
Full Time
Contract Type

Do you want a dynamic and exciting career in the automotive industry?

Sytner Audi is offering a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice Vehicle Damage Paint Technician to join their team in North Wales Audi learning how to carry out duties such as preparing, spraying and finishing vehicles that have been involved in collisions and/or other incidents in an efficient manner.

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.

The comprehensive programme provides apprentices with an exciting and challenging opportunity to achieve formal qualifications, while in full-time employment.

This is an unrivalled opportunity with excellent training at Emtec College and superb future career prospects.

Working for Sytner, the successful candidate will repair, surface preparation and painting to the manufacturer paint specification.

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 & 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.

Training will take place via Emtec, Ruddington on a block release model 8 x per year.

The ideal candidate will have:

• Good communication skills
• A passion for the automotive industry
• An enthusiasm to learn with an interest in development and progression
• A ‘can do’ attitude
• Some experience within an automotive workshop environment

The ideal candidate will be:

• Driven
• Hardworking
• Punctual
• Reliable
• Able to use own initiative
• A team player
• A keen interest in classic and performance vehicles is imperative

Skills required:

Excellent communication skills
A keen interest in and knowledge of the motor vehicle industry
Mechanically minded with meticulous attention to detail
The willingness to also undertake basic duties as part of training.

Qualifications required:

4 GCSE’s at grade A* to C (or equivalent) in Maths and English. Science and ICT are desirable

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