Level 3 Vehicle Damage Paint Apprentice - Goodwood.

  • BMW Group
  • Goodwood, West Sussex
  • £18900 per annum

We believe in creating an environment where our apprentices really can learn and develop during their time with us. Our experts and mentors will treat you as part of the team from day one, encouraging you to bring your own ideas to the table and giving you the opportunity to really show what you can do.

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  • GMFJ Reference
    242495
  • Wages
    £18,900 p/a
  • Hours
    40.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    14/11/2023
  • Start Date
    21/08/2024
  • Approx. Duration
    3 years

  • Location
    Goodwood
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Manufacturing & Maintenance
  • Opportunity Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Apprenticeship Standard
    Vehicle damage mechanical, electrical and trim (MET) technician (ST0405)
  • Employer
    BMW Group

Description

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, Goodwood – Level 3 Vehicle Damage: Paint – 3 Year Apprenticeship (August 2024)


Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is part of the BMW Group and its Goodwood manufacturing plant sits in the heart of the West Sussex countryside.

As the epitome of exclusive super luxury, a Rolls-Royce delivers unmatched quality, style and performance. Behind the legendary brand is a team of passionate and highly talented people who do their utmost to satisfy the wishes of clients who commission a Rolls-Royce.

The maxim of Sir Henry Royce, ‘take the best that exists and make it better’, permeates in everything we do at Rolls-Royce. As an apprentice, you will gain practical insights into the corporate operations of a world-class automotive manufacturer while developing yourself and your career.


What will you be doing?

As a Rolls-Royce vehicle damage Apprentice, you will be attending college on a part time basis and you will also follow a placement plan spending time within various areas of the Surface Finish Centre.

The three-year programme is designed to enable you to experience different aspects of surface finishing and as an apprentice you will have the following responsibilities:

Body inspection

Surface cleaning and panel preparation

Paint application

Two-Tone masking

Sanding and polishing

Final inspection and defect rectification

Spot repair

Identifying causes of failure

Improvements to process

Use of efficient working practices to maintain on time delivery.

With hard work and commitment, you will develop specialist technical knowledge supported by the relevant qualifications in vehicle painting.

A Rolls-Royce Apprenticeship can offer many career options and enable you to make the most of your potential. To date, 100% of production apprentices successfully completing the programme have been offered full time employment.


Why choose us?

Great Pay – A competitive salary enhanced every six months depending on individual progress and performance starting at £18,900 rising to over £28,800 at the end of the programme. You will also receive 27 days holiday (pro rata to your contract) and have access to an attractive pension scheme.

Rewarding Work-Life Balance – You will have a 40 hour working week. Start and finish times will vary to meet the needs of your work-based placements and college hours.

Exciting Additional Benefits – Throughout your apprenticeship, you will be supported by our experts and many fellow apprentices. You will also have the opportunity to enjoy other employee benefits including access to our discounts scheme and a subsidised on-site restaurant. If aged 18 and over, you will also have the opportunity to purchase or lease a BMW or MINI vehicle of your choice at a very special and reduced rate as part of your benefits package.

Development Potential – In the UK, we invest around £3 million per year in vocational and professional training for our employees. This means we invest in you, giving you the relevant BMW specific training that you will require to be an active member of our team.

Networking Opportunities – With around 8,000 employees and all three of the BMW Groups brands being represented in the UK, there are an abundance of networking opportunities allowing you to create meaningful working relationships.


What do you need to do now?

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, you will need to create a GetMyFirstJob account and then complete the short eligibility questions. Make sure your GetMyFirstJob profile includes details of both your achieved and any predicted qualifications. If you meet the eligibility requirements, the GetMyFirstJob team will invite you through to the next stage of the process.


The next stage of the process is a Strengths Video Interview. You can complete this at any time of day during your five-day invitation window and you will be recorded answering a set of questions. There is a practice question at the start and you get multiple chances to record each question, plus the GetMyFirstJob team are on hand to support you and give you lots of top tips and advice! Following this, successful applicants will be shortlisted and invited to a face-to-face Assessment Centre with BMW Group. Provisionally, the Assessment Centre is due to take place week commencing 22nd April 2024.


Please note:

To be eligible for this position, you must be able to provide proof of your legal right to work in the UK.

We are committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment and job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.


Closing date for applications: Sunday 31st March 2024

Any further questions? Email us on opportunities@getmyfirstjob.co.uk


For more information about this vacancy please contact GetMyFirstJob Recruitment on opportunities@getmyfirstjob.co.uk (Ref ID: 242495)

Company website : www.bmwgroup.jobs/uk

When it comes to selecting the right apprentices, it’s as much about attitude and behaviours 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 have a range of skills, attributes, and behaviours. These include team working, the ability to work without close supervision, quality focus, good communication skills, enthusiasm, initiative, and the ability to take on responsibility and show accountability for your work.

Qualifications and Experience

•GCSE Maths & English at a 4 or C Grade

•You need to be able to work independently and within a team.

•You will be required to work using your own initiative.

•The ability to listen and absorb information is essential.

As a Rolls-Royce vehicle damage Apprentice, you will be attending college on a part time basis and you will also follow a placement plan spending time within various areas of the Surface Finish Centre.

You will achieve a Level 3 Vehicle Damage Mechanical, Electrical and Trim (MET) Technician Apprentice qualification.

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