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Panel Beater Apprenticeships

APPLY NOW FOR BODY REPAIR APPRENTICESHIPS

The MTA is the largest automotive training and employment centre in South Australia and we are hiring Body Repair Technician Apprentices now!

With high demand from the industry in Adelaide and across the state for qualified body repairers this is your starting point for your career.

More than just a job, your apprenticeship could be the first step to exciting future opportunities in management and ownership positions.

Entry into your apprenticeship

As a Panel Beater Apprentice, you will learn how to fix and replace damaged panels and parts on motor vehicles. 

  • Year 10 or higher
  • Provisional Drivers Licence

Apprentice Training & Support

  • On the job training
    We'll find at host for you to work for who has the tools and experience to help you complete your training.
  • Off the job training
    We have SA's largest automotive training facility, with the best resources and tools, keeping up-to-date with the latest advancements in technology.
  • Apprentice Support
    We have SA's largest automotive training facility, with the best resources and tools, keeping up-to-date with the latest advancements in technology.


Specialist trade skills taught:

  • removing damaged panels and parts by unbolting or cutting them away
  • removing dents by hammering panels with a planishing hammer or wooden mallet
  • using oxy-acetylene and electric welding equipment to cut and join replacement sections or damaged panels
  • straightening badly damaged vehicles using mechanical and hydraulic equipment
  • filling depressions with fibreglass or plastic fillers, filing, grinding and sanding repaired surfaces using power and hand tools
  • fitting repaired panels on the framework of the vehicle and refitting body hardware, such as door locks and door trims
  • replacing badly damaged sections with new or second hand panels
  • realigning chassis and body frames, and use chassis alignment machines and measuring systems
  • remove and replace accident related mechanical items and auto electric components
  • assisting vehicle body builders to build custom designed, specialty or vintage vehicles
  • assisting with spray painting vehicles 

Current and Future Job Opportunities

  • Collision repair shops
  • New and used car dealers
  • Panel beaters may progress to supervisory and management positions, especially in larger organisations.

For more information give us a call - 8241 0522 

We'll be happy to talk through the details to help you decide

JOB SUMMARY
Date Posted
14/2/2018
Category
Trades & Services
Location
Adelaide, SA 5000
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent
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