Vehicle Body Repair Technician [L3 MA]

Train Shetland - Vocational Training

AddressNorth Ness, Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 0LZ
Closing DateFriday 24 May 2019

L3 MA Vehicle Body Repair Technician

Employer: Malakoff

Location: Lerwick

Modern Apprenticeship funding is available for young people ages 16-19 years of age. (Some places may be available for 20+ years of age.)


We are seeking enthusiastic apprentices to join our team, all opportunities offer extensive on-the-job training and college based formal qualification to SVQ Lvl 3/MA Candidates must be able to provide a Basic Disclosure Scotland Certificate no longer than 3 months old prior to start date.

We have the following opportunity available:


Vehicle Body Repair Technician Apprenticeships

As a Vehicle Body Repair apprentice you will learn:

  • How to repair, and replace, damaged bodywork
  • Assessing a vehicle to establish the extent of damage
  • Removing damaged panels and refitting new/repaired panels
  • Specialist surface coating techniques eg powder coating

A certain amount of administration and customer interaction is also required:

  • Keeping a record of work carried out and time taken
  • Liaising with the customer or insurance companies

Desired skills

The job involves numerous activities and you will need to be comfortable with a wide range of vehicles. In
this role, you will often be working as part of a team, so good communication and being able to follow
instructions would be good skills to have.

Commitment, enthusiasm and a passion for motor vehicles are a must!


Malakoff is an equal opportunities employer and all individuals will be treated in a fair and equal manner
and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.


All application enquires should be made directly to Train Shetland – Vocational Training, North Gremista Industrial Estate, Lerwick, ZE1 0PX Telephone: 01595 743 743 Email:

Visit the Train Shetland website:

You will need to complete an application form and sent it to Train Shetland (do not send forms directly to Malakoff Limited). Forms are available from the Train Shetland website or from the Train Shetland office. Please do not send CVs as they will not be accepted.

Applications are to reach us by no later than Friday 24th May 2019.