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A fantastic apprenticeship opportunity within the Volvo Cars Authorised Repairer Network, where you can learn and develop both new and your existing skills in an exciting and challenging role - best of all you'll earn while you learn!
This exciting apprenticeship programme is ideal for someone who is looking to begin their journey to becoming a qualified Service Technician and who wants to develop a long term career with an ambitious automotive brand.
Over the 30 month programme you will work towards a Level 3 Accident Repair Technician Apprenticeship Standard and will involve the following;
Remove & refit body panels e.g. wings, doors, bonnets, tailgates
Repairing & reshaping panels using body filler, panel hammers, and other special tools.
Welding on new panels.
Mixing & applying primers & colour coats, using spray guns & equipment.
Polishing painted panels using the polishing machines.
Remove & refit of mechanical parts e.g. wheels, suspension, steering, air conditioning, transmissions, engines.
Remove & refit electrical components e.g. lights, security systems, instruments & entertainment systems, charging and starting systems, electrical fault finding.
Remove & refit interior & exterior trims e.g. bumpers, spoilers, door trims, carpets.
All of our opportunities receive a really good response and so we're looking for you to demonstrate why you stand out from the crowd. We're not looking for the finished article; rather we want to identify those people that are ambitious and demonstrate a willingness to learn, who are excited by the prospect of working with our fantastic, technologically advanced vehicles and really engage in the recruitment process.
The Volvo Academy commits to supporting the development of its Apprentices technical, employability and broader personal development skills, to ensure they can progress and develop their career. That is why when it comes to selecting the right people to become Volvo apprentices, it’s as much about attitude as it is about vocational and academic success. That’s why in addition to the qualifications we require from you, we’ll also look for you to possess the following key behaviours. From problem-solving abilities to an enthusiasm for our industry, these are all attributes that will be vital in your role at Volvo and will be assessed throughout the application process.
Willingness to learn
Team working/working with others
The motivation for the role/automotive and engineering interest
Personal responsibility and career ownership
In Scotland, applicants must have or be predicted to achieve National 4 or above in English and Maths and either a Science or Technical subject. Standard Grades 1-4 and Intermediates are also accepted.
'Equivalent' grades include:
BTEC first diplomas and certificates
Key Skills Level 2
Essential Skills (Wales)
Functional Skills Level 2
Core Skills (Scotland)