Job Description

VW Group Paint and Body Repair Technician

VW Group Paint and Body Repair Technician

  • Location : Newcastle
  • Wage £148 (per week)
  • Apprenticeship level : Advanced
  • Start date : ASAP
  • Closing date : ASAP
  • Working Week: Monday to Friday
  • Hours Per Week: 40-48

Role Details


Volkswagen Group apprenticeships don’t just bring more manufacturer trained young technicians into the paint and body network; they help guarantee the future of the industry by passing vital skills on to a new generation.
The Technician programme will be taught over three years at the Volkswagen group apprenticeship programme centre in Milton Keynes.
When cars, vans, motorcycles and larger vehicles are damaged in accidents, they are taken to a body repair workshop. Some repairers will complete the process from start to finish and others will have specialised roles and work on one part of the repair process.
Body repair technicians, also known as panel beaters or panel technicians, specialise in repairing or replacing damaged panels. Duties may include:
Assessing the level of damage and making a decision whether to repair or replace panels
Removing damaged panels
Repairing damaged chassis and panels
Keeping logs of work carried out and informing the customer of any additional works required

Future Prospects

On completion of the whole 3 year Apprenticeship Programme you will receive the following qualifications:-
VCQ Level 2 & 3 in Vehicle Body Repair Operations
Technical Certificate Level 2 & 3
Key Skills Level 1 & 2 in Communication, Application of Number and IT

Address :

Lookers Accident Repair Centre (Newcastle), NE29 7SU

Skills Required :

Ideally some commercial work experience in a garage.

Qualification(s) Required :

A minimum of three GCSE’s grades A-C (New Grades 4 – 9) in English, Maths and Science or the equivalent, including Level 2 Functional Skills. Without these grades, your application cannot be considered.


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Expected Duration: 36 Months

Training Provided

Company Description

Company : VW Group Paint and Body
Company Website :

Volkswagen Group Approved Paint & Body Centre

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