Vehicle Bodyshop Apprentice

Job Title: Vehicle Bodyshop Apprentice
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southampton, Hampshire
Salary: Competitive Salary
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 956257_1554364254
Contact Name: Megan Hill
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 04, 2019 08:50

Job Description

Have you got an interest in vehicles and a desire to work in the automotive trade? SHB Vehicle Hire & Management are seeking apprentices across their UK depot network.

SHB Hire Ltd is a family owned and operated company which has provided vehicle hire and management for nearly 50 years. They have a diverse fleet of over 16,000 vehicles ranging from cars, standard and specialist LCVs and HGVs to golf buggies and ATVs.

SHB are an award winning company having won the award for Van/Truck Rental Company of the Year at the Commercial Fleet Van Awards 2015 and for Van Rental Company of the Year and Supplier of the Year at the Fleet Van Awards 2014.

They supply to a variety of market sectors including local and central government, infrastructure services, highways, utilities, rail and facilities management.
You will be joining SHB's team as an apprentice Vehicle Body Repairer, benefitting from workplace and off site residential training.

SHB, in partnership with Remit are offering a number of apprenticeship places across their UK depot network.

This is an opportunity to join a Remit supported apprenticeship programme which will see you become a qualified Vehicle Body Repairer. This is an 18 month apprenticeship which will result in the successful candidate gaining the VRQ and VCQ Level 2 certificates in Vehicle Paint.

As a vehicle body repairer you would be involved in a variety of tasks ranging from:
*Damage assessment
*Job cards and assessment reports
*Panel removal, repair and refit
*Chassis alignment techniques
*Welding and joining
*Vehicle valeting

Part of this programme will include travelling to Remit's Academy based near Pride Park in Derby, on a 5-day block release 4 times over the 18-month apprenticeship. You will also be assigned an Apprentice Development Coach who will visit you in the workplace, every 4-6 weeks, as part of the commitment to your development and to ensure you succeed.

Accommodation, and transport from the Apprentice's home location to Derby is paid for by the employer, and the Apprentices stay in a local hotel during each block.
Qualifications required:
GCSEs (or equivalent) grades A-C in:
Please ensure you list all your qualifications, as lower grades may be considered.
Candidates are advised to apply as soon as possible, as the employer will start to interview as soon as applications are received.
Please contact the SHB recruitment team on 01453 852557 for more information or email

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