Earn while you learn!
- Gain an SCQF Level 6 in Vehicle Body Repair
- Work full time in a garage workshop
- Job based in Dumfries
The Modern Apprenticeship Programmes allow apprentices to work full time and can earn while they learn and to put theory into practice within an automotive training environment.
As well as attending the training centre for week block release of training, regular assessment and reviews will be undertaken within the apprentice's own workplace which aims to ensure they have the required skills to successfully complete their apprenticeship.
What Might a Typical Day in this Job look like?
You will be based within the garage workshop and will be involved in learning all aspects of repairing accident damaged vehicles, including chassis alignment techniques, panel repair and replacement, welding and preparing vehicles for painting. This programme covers the following areas:
- Assessing a vehicle to establish the extent of damage
- Based on the initial assessment, deciding whether to repair or replace bodywork
- Removing damaged panels
- Stripping and refitting trim and panel interior
- Refitting new/repaired panels
What will I learn?
Regular assessment and reviews will be undertaken within the apprentice's own workplace which aims to ensure they have the required skills to successfully complete their apprenticeship.
You will train through GTG to SCQF Level 6 in Vehicle Body Repair.
What qualifications or qualities are required?
You must have or expect to gain National 4 or above in English, Maths, and either a Science or Technical Subject. If you are working towards these qualifications please state this in your application.
What personal qualities are required?
We are looking for candidates who want to kickstart their career in the automotive industry and who are keen to learn.
You must be dedicated and have a proactive approach to your work and learning.
Time management and punctuality must be to a high standard.
A willingness to work in a practical environment using your own initiative.
A full UK Driving licence preferred but not essential.
If you’ve got the right skills for the job we want to hear from you. We encourage applications from the right candidates regardless of disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, belief or race.
Are you ready to become an apprentice and start learning and earning? Apply now.