Lick a Paint Limited

Apprentice Paint Refinisher - Advanced (Level 3)

Lick a Paint Limited (Employer)

Sheffield College, the (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £161.25
37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday, 08:00 - 16:00, with a 30-minute lunch break.
36 months (duration)
19 July 2021(start date)
Vehicle Damage Paint Technician (apprenticeship standard)
9 July 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Entry level career opportunity for an enthusiastic, motivated, and aspiring Commercial Vehicle Paint Refinisher. You will work within a fully equipped workshops to learn and develop valuable skills in paint refinishing and repair across a wide range of commercial vehicles.


The Apprentice Paint Refinisher to train/work alongside existing skilled staff in the Paint department reporting to the workshop controller or depot manager daily.  In addition to training and assisting in the paint department you will carry out general housekeeping duties.  

You will mainly work with a chosen mentor in the paint department with duties to include:

  • Preparation – stripping, sanding, and masking
  • Etching and priming areas to be treated
  • Colour matching and mixing
  • Paint application techniques including spray booth technology
  • Buffing and polishing methods
  • Paint defect corrections

Future Prospects

Sustained employment with advanced training for the candidate prepared to work hard and develop their skills.

Skills Required

  • Communication skills
  • Team building skills
  • Problem-solving skills

Qualities Required

  • Good level of physical fitness
  • Hard working, with a desire to learn
  • Enthusiastic.
  • Organised
  • Self-motivated and good use of initiative
  • Trustworthy
  • Honesty

Qualifications Required

4 GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in English Language & maths.

Training Provided

Level 3 Vehicle Damage Paint Technician apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Attend Sheffield College - Olive Grove Campus 1 day per week in term time
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