Vehicle Body Refinishing (Paint Spraying) - Apprenticeship
Listed below are some typical daily tasks:
- Setting up painting equipment
- Sanding down and preparing the bodywork
- Selecting, matching, and mixing colours
- Applying primer coats, main coats, and finishes
- Carrying out quality checks
- Cleaning and maintaining equipment
What do Vehicle Paint Sprayers do?
As a Paint Sprayer, you will prepare vehicles to be re-sprayed, mix paints to ensure a perfect match and re-spray vehicles, checking on completion ensuring there are no defects you will work on a wide variety of vehicles, making no day the same!
Once the body repair technicians have worked on repairing the vehicle, it will then be your job to follow defined processes to restore the vehicle to a high-quality paint finish. Modern paints preparation and refinishing techniques are becoming increasingly complex, and it is essential that today's paint technicians are fully conversant with the most recent technology. This is an unrivalled opportunity with excellent training at and superb future career prospects.
What qualifications do I need for this apprenticeship?
To be considered for this apprenticeship you must have GCSEs, Functional Skills or Key Skills at grade C/4 or above in English and maths (or equivalent), If your grades are below this, we will discuss your options for taking functional skills in Maths and/or English. As well as this, predicated grades are accepted, and work experience or knowledge is beneficial but not essential.
The apprentice will work towards the following qualifications:
- Level 3 Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Apprenticeship Standard
- Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English, if required
How do I apply to be a Paint Sprayer Apprentice?
To apply for a Vehicle Paint Sprayer Apprenticeship please click on the 'Apply Now' button below. Once registered we will be in touch to discuss next steps. We also advertise all of our current vacancies on www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship