Automotive: Vehicle Body and Paint

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Job Description

As an Apprentice Body Repairer, you’ll have the opportunity to work on a range of bodyshop-based tasks. These will include moving and refitting vehicle body panels and trims, carrying out repairs to manufacturer specification, welding and rectifying vehicle body misalignment.

Excellent communication skills are an absolute must, as is a meticulous eye for detail and a basic grasp of hand skills. You’ll be able to show us genuine enthusiasm for the role, a professional manner and a willingness to get stuck in. With the guidance of your mentors and supervisors, you’ll work towards a Level 3 qualification in Body Repair.

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Entry Requirements

You must have or expect to gain National 4 (or equivalent) in English, Maths, and a science or technological subject.

It is essential that you are literate, numerate, reliable and keen to learn.


In return for your enthusiasm and willingness to learn, you’ll receive extensive training on specific tasks, and one of the best employee benefits packages in the automotive industry, including free private healthcare, life assurance and preferential rates on new and used cars.

Employment within the Arnold Clark Group is offered subject to satisfactory reference and disclosure check.

Qualifications Achieved

Vehicle Body Repair and Alignment SVQ Level 3