Cox Motor Group Ltd

Vehicle Refinishing Apprentice


Cox Motor Group Ltd

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £156.00
40.0 hours per week To be confirmed at interview.
duration: 2 years
start: 7 October 2019
Intermediate(level 2)
Autocare Technician (apprenticeship standard)
27 September 2019 (application closing date)
This vacancy is for an Vehicle Refinishing Apprentice based in Morecambe, Lancashire. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.


The role of an Vehicle Refinishing Apprentice may include:

  • The technical needs for basic repair and preparation procedures. It provides essential knowledge and skills for vehicle body paint operators
  • The learning programme involves learners studying both the theory and practical aspects, including: preparing metal and pre-painted surfaces, preparing and applying fillers and foundation materials to vehicles and repairing minor paint defects
  • Learners will also gain a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace and other skills associated with working in the industry

Future Prospects

As a fully qualified Vehicle Refinishing Mechanic, there will be many opportunities within the automotive field.

Skills Required

  • Good attention to detail
  • Practical approach to work
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to think outside the box, curious and innovative

Qualities Required

  • Must possess an interest in the automotive industry
  • Motivated and committed individual
  • Good timekeeping
  • Strong work ethic

Qualifications Required

Minimum of 3 GCSEs (or equivalent) grade D/3 or above including English, maths and a science related subject is desirable. Slightly lower grades will be considered. Other equivalent qualifications are acceptable.

Training Provided

  • Autocare Technician Level 2 Standard
  • VRQ Technical Certificate
  • Key Skills, Functional Skills
  • Level 1 ICT 
  • Level 2 Application of Number and Communication

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