FMG Repair Services – Apprentice Vehicle Panel Technician
Are you looking to earn while you learn? Then a modern apprenticeship with FMG Repair Services is an ideal opportunity for you!
What will the apprentice be doing?
In this role, you will be trained to repair vehicle damage to an exacting standard. You will be working within a wider vehicle repair team and have a dedicated mentor assigned to you. You will have exposure to a range of vehicles and repair methods.
You will be based within a Body Shop, involved in learning all aspects of repairing accident damaged vehicles, including chassis alignment techniques, panel repair and replacement, welding and preparing vehicles for painting
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
You will train through GTG to SCQF Level 6 in Vehicle Body Repair.
Regular assessment and reviews will be undertaken within the apprentice's own workplace and at GTG Training which aims to ensure you have the required skills to successfully complete your apprenticeship.
About the employer
FMG Repair Services offer service, speed, quality and value for all aspects of vehicle services. In, or near virtually every major town and city in the country.
Our business isn’t just about fixing cars – it’s about caring for customers, from collecting damaged vehicles, delivering courtesy cars, and returning the repaired vehicle. That’s why when it comes to getting vehicles back on the road cost-effectively, with the minimum amount of fuss and the maximum amount of care – it’s not by accident – that we’re one of the UK’s largest group of accident repair centres.
Dealing with over 4,000 repair incidents per week. FMG Repair Services is the leading and largest, comprehensive automotive repairer in the UK. With 70 equipped Repair Centres nationwide, Mobile Repair, Glass Repair and Replacement service FMG Repair Services boasts one of the broadest range of repair solutions and services in the industry today.
FMG RS is part of the Redde Northgate group, who have more than 6000 employees, are part of the FTSE 250 in the UK. 8 exciting brands make up Redde Northgate PLC including Northgate Vehicle Hire, FMG, Auxillis, FMG RS, Principia Law, New Law, Van Monster and Charged EV. All these brands complement each other in the automotive sector to provide a total mobility solution for thousands of customers across the UK.
GTG Training has over 40 years' experience delivering high quality training in the UK and has been named Learning Provider of the Year at the Scottish Modern Apprenticeship Awards.
At our leading-edge training centres in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Wolverhampton, our facilities feature the latest technology and equipment, and we deliver apprenticeship courses approved by the SQA, IMI and City and Guilds.
Desired skills and personal qualities
An Excellent Attitude and Desire to Learn. Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Thirst for knowledge, Motivated.
Things to consider
We are looking for individuals who are willing to develop their personal skills in an automotive environment. You should demonstrate a thirst for knowledge, reliability, integrity, and dedication to the role. This is an important role in an accident repair centre, which requires theory knowledge and practical ability to complete.
You must have or expect to gain National 4 or above in English, Maths, and either a Science or a Technical subject.
It is essential that you are literate, numerate, reliable, and keen to learn.
- Annual starting wage in first year
£13,682.33 (£6.56 p/h)
Rate of pay dependant on age from second year onwards.
Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5pm
Total hours per week: 40
- Expected apprenticeship duration
December – January 2021/2022