Apprentice Body Repair Technician
Reference No: 29956

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Walshaw Motor Bodies Ltd

About this opportunity

Walshaw Motor Bodies are looking for a body repair apprentice with experience to join their busy workshop in Bury. The company have an excellent reputation and will provide the successful candidate with all the skills to complete their apprenticeship

A normal day would include:
• Keeping workshop clean and tidy
• Learning how to use the correct tools and equipment used in vehicle body repair
• Removing and replacing panels – exterior and non-permanently fixed
• Removing and replacing structural motor vehicle body panels
• Carrying out minor repairs to motor vehicle body panels
• Learning how to spot and MAG weld
• Assisting other members of staff in their work and being given on the job training
• Ensuring work is carried out in a safe manner

Walshaw Motor Bodies we have been repairing vehicles for over 20 years. Their body shop has the equipment, tools and skilled expertise to ensure all vehicles are returned as good as new.

What you could go on to do:
Possible progression to a level 3 apprenticeship in body repair.

How you will be supported:
Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role.

What will happen next:
New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:
• More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
• Any training you need to complete
• What the next steps will be

How you could get there:
If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

What you should have to apply

Ideally grades C (or 4) and above in GCSE maths and English but not essential

Personal Qualities

Willing attitude to work and learn


• To have a keen and genuine interest in the automotive trade
• To have completed level 2 in body repair or be close to completing and looking to progress onto level 3
• Driving license is preferable