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What this apprenticeship teaches you

The Vehicle Paintwork Repair apprenticeship provides prospective paintwork technicians with the necessary skills and knowledge to carry out the role of a vehicle paint technician.

Examples of the units covered are:

  • Contributing to housekeeping
  • Reducing risks to health and safety
  • Maintaining working relationships
  • Preparing metal and pre-painted surfaces
  • Establishing defects on motor vehicles
  • Spot repair on motor vehicles
  • Carrying out blend/fade out repair
  • Edge to edge repair
  • Mixing and matching colours for motor vehicles
  • Advanced colour matching for motor vehicles

Why choose this apprenticeship

The Vehicle Paintwork Repair apprenticeship is great for employers, helping businesses build a stronger, more confident workforce equipped with greater skills.

The apprenticeship can be government-funded and are designed for candidates who do not hold a formal qualification.

How the apprenticeship works

When studying a motor vehicle qualification, the apprentice will be assessed and reviewed regularly to ensure apprentices achieve the required skills to successfully complete their apprenticeships. Candidates are expected to complete their apprenticeships within 36 months.

How the assessment works

Apprentices are assessed through practical observations both in the workplace and at GTG Training. They'll also complete online tests and be expected to submit job card evidence. Apprentices also complete vocational training in the workplace and will attend GTG Training's purpose-built motor vehicle workshop on a block-release basis for underpinning knowledge and practical testing.

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