Gpg 2000 Ltd

Apprentice Vehicle Paint Refinisher - Advanced (Level 3)

Gpg 2000 Ltd (Employer)

Sheffield College, the (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £172.00
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 4.00pm
36 months (duration)
7 June 2021(start date)
Vehicle Damage Paint Technician (apprenticeship standard)
28 May 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

A start up career opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated Apprentice Paint Refinisher. You will work within our fully equipped workshops, using the latest technology to learn and develop valuable skills in paint refinishing on cars, vans and light commercials, with opportunity to learn body repair techniques.


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.

Other duties will 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

Reality Check

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week)

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW):

Skills Required

  • Communication
  • Listening
  • Team Building
  • Literacy
  • Multi Tasking
  • Manual Dexterity 

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
  • Punctual

Qualifications Required

  • 4 x GCSE Grade A*-D/3 English Language & maths or numerical equivalents

Training Provided

  • Apprentiuce Standard Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Level 3 Includes end point assessment
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